The Oakland City Council was uncharacteristically at a loss for words this week after public exposure that it had moved ahead on a controversial sale of city property near Lake Merritt to UrbanCore Development, ignoring [...]
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has been fired, according to a Wednesday press release from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will become Interim Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department, according [...]
Mayor Libby Schaaf, together with youth employment partners, corporate donors, and city staff welcomed summer interns to City Hall this week during a kick-off reception for Oakland’s Classrooms2Careers program.
In a confidential legal opinion issued in February to the City Council, Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker told councilmembers that their plan to sell the East 12th Street parcel to UrbanCore Development for the construction [...]
The City of Oakland’s Youth Advisory Commission, which serves as a liaison between local policymakers and young people, recently released recommendations on improving relations between local law enforcement, the communities they police and the city’s [...]
The Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, a historic Oakland landmark that has been shuttered and vacant for a decade, will undergo a transformation as the City Council is expected to vote next week on which [...]
The Oakland City Council this week passed a two-year $2.4 billion budget based on a local economy that is rebounding from years of recession. With input from councilmembers and the community, Mayor Libby Schaaf and [...]