The five candidates who are running for Oakland City Council, District 2 represent a powerful mix of experiences and strengths that reflect the talents and character of the people who live in the city.Among those [...]
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 [...]
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.
Four Oakland city councilmembers have joined a statewide coalition of community and civic leaders calling for the elimination of a major imbalance in California’s property tax law.
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson has fired the compliance director who has been overseeing the Oakland Police Department, saying that police reform will be better served by giving the authority to institute changes to the same [...]
The Oakland City Council will consider a resolution Feb. 4 to honor civic, faith and community leaders who have contributed to Oakland’s unique place in African American history and culture.The resolution will be introduced by [...]
After sitting idle and vacant for many years in a community that’s in dire need of helpful resources and programs for young people, the West Oakland Youth Center will finally open its doors as the [...]
The Oakland City Council honored the East Bay Warriors (EBW) Pop Warner Football and Cheer teams Tuesday night for their participation in the Pop Warner Super Bowl And National Cheerleading Championships in Florida
Councilmember Noel Gallo, District 5, presented a report Tuesday afternoon at the Public Safety Committee Meeting to ban Internet cafés that may be conducting illegal online gambling operation.“We need to shut it down, close it [...]