Eighteen-year-old Jasmine Lincoln of Oakland has been missing since June 23 at 10 a.m. She is 5’8″ and weighs165 pounds. Witnesses say her then boyfriend Shermon Freeman shot Javiya Evans, the father of her [...]
Iris Canada won a court battle on April 27 of this year to stay in her home at 670 Page Street in San Francisco, a house she has lived in for over half a decade [...]
The Oakland City Council, operating under the cloud of a continuing police child sex abuse scandal, is set to decide July 19 whether to place a measure on the November ballot to create a civilian [...]
The following is an open letter to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf from the Oakland Black Officers Association: An Open Letter to Mayor Schaaf and the Oakland Community:
While Oakland is reeling from widening revelations of the Oakland Police Department’s rape and racist text scandals, the community is demanding changes to the way the police department is run and to the city’s public [...]
By Robert Gammon, Oakland Magazine Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is facing the biggest challenge of her political career right now—and she’s failing badly. The Oakland Police Department’s horrid sexual misconduct scandal has already [...]
Reggina Jefferies, 16, was killed by gunfire on Tuesday afternoon in downtown Oakland while she was attending a vigil for two teens who drowned last month.
The Oakland City Council unanimously backed a resolution this week urging the state of California to create a process to erase criminal records for cannabis-related offenses and to remove restrictions that prohibit offenders from participating [...]
By Troy Williams I met Keith Wattley, founder and executive director of Uncommon Law, in 2008 at a restorative justice symposium that was held inside San Quentin State Prison.
A new report from the city’s Citizens’ Police Review Board (CPRB) reveals that the Oakland City Administrator dismissed or modified the review board’s recommended discipline against police officers in 74 percent of the allegations that [...]