Angry, desperate and determined residents filled City Council chambers Wednesday evening for a public hearing that had been called to discuss Oakland’s housing crisis, demanding that councilmembers move beyond talk to take immediate action [...]
In an unprecedented move, the Oakland Police Department this week released body camera evidence to some representatives of the media but not to the general public in two police-involved deaths, hoping to clear up [...]
Responding to demands for policy change that would address police misconduct and better protect the lives of Oakland citizens, the City Council’s Public Safety Committee recently approved an ordinance that will affirm the right [...]
Recent efforts by the Oakland Police Department to increase the numbers of African American officers have resulted in meager results in the hiring and retention of Black officers, according to a report submitted [...]
The City of Oakland this week voted unanimously to enter into a one-year exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) with Orton Development to renovate the historic Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center next to Lake Merritt.
A coalition of environmental groups, concerned residents and local leaders held a rally on the steps of City Hall Tuesday demanding, “No coal in Oakland,” opposing a potential project to export the fossil fuel [...]