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 Oakland City Council this week confirmed the reappointment of incumbent Commissioner Cestra “Ces” Butner to the Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners. The council also approved the appointment to the port board [...]
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 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 [...]