A decorated homicide investigator for the Oakland Police Department (OPD) has filed a claim against the City of Oakland, saying he was retaliated against by top elected officials and from within the department for breaking [...]
Demanding new leadership, former school Boardmember Greg Hodge and other Oakland Black leaders have endorsed Kharyshi Wiginton for District 3 School Board.In her campaign to unseat incumbent Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, Wiginton opposing corporate donors who [...]
Less than a week before the elections, Oakland Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney is being sued by the city’s Public Ethics Commission, saying she repeatedly failed to turn over public records, stalling an investigation into [...]
Long brewing concerns about whether Mayor Libby Schaaf’s administration is attempting to undermine or terminate the use of federal funds to support job programs for the unemployed and underemployed came to a head at this [...]
The city council’s at-large seat has attracted the greatest number of candidates, which has incumbent Rebecca Kaplan facing off against four opponents —Peggy Moore, Bruce Quan, Matt Hummel and Nancy Sidebotham. &
Oakland Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney faced intense criticism from fellow council members and the community at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, where [...]
Community members and activists from the Chinatown Coalition are calling for changes in how the City and Planning Commission make development decisions. The group says all city development projects should be passed with signed [...]
The City Council will vote Tuesday on a resolution to guarantee jobs for unemployed and underemployed African American and women workers who have long been left out of opportunities to work on city-funded construction projects.
Campaign finance statements of Oakland City Council candidates were officially released last week, revealing large unpaid expenses in at least one campaign and heavy contributions by real estate developers and the police union in others.
Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Abel Guillén may have violated City Council procedures last week when they tried to take a cannabis resolution that died in the Rules Committee, and then schedule the failed proposal for [...]