While Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna Santana are publicly parting ways on the best of terms, Oakland Post sources at City Hall are painting a more stormy behind-the-scenes farewell.
The Oakland City Council voted, 5-4, to keep the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) with measures to scale-back surveillance to only the Port of Oakland going forward into Phase 2 of the project. Mayor Jean Quan [...]
Deanna Santana, our former city manager, did the right thing and promptly resigned after calls to end her new job tour on the city’s dime. The mayor moved quickly, appointed Oakland native Fred Blackwell as [...]
In recent weeks, the Richmond Housing Authority has been under fire for mismanagement and neglect of it public housing properties, which serve families in 715 units.According to the Center of Investigative Reporting, reports released by [...]
The Stockton City Council has chosen banker Sylvester Aguilar to fill a vacant seat on the Port Commission. When Mayor Anthony Silva and councilmembers voted on their top choices at Tuesday’s council meeting, Aguilar was [...]
A new poll commissioned by mayoral candidate Libby Schaaf shows high levels of dissatisfaction with incumbent Mayor Jean Quan and growing support for Councilmember Schaaf. EMC Research conducted the online survey of 595 likely voters [...]
Oakland City officials, including the City Council, Mayor and staff, cannot justify their support of the Domain Awareness Center by claiming to be ignorant of its risks to our safety and security.Although 60 percent of [...]
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously this week to call on the California Legislature to close the corporate loophole in Proposition 13, California’s property tax law. President Pro Tem Rebecca Kaplan (At Large) authored a [...]
Sokhom Mao, 26, a commissioner on the Citizens’ Police Review Board and a former foster youth, has entered the race for Oakland’s City Council District 2 seat.
The City of Stockton is seeking community comment on its Climate Action Plan and associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The Climate Action Plan calls for the city programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 17 [...]