Tag Archives: Politics

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Oakland City Council Scales Back DAC Contract

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 [...]
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Port Commission Approves Tagami Agreement Without Question

Commissioners of the Port of Oakland voted unanimously at their most recent meeting to give Phil Tagami’s team of developers an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) to bargain for the next six months to come up [...]
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Man Beaten by Oakland Police Receives $645,000 Settlement

The City of Oakland has authorized paying an Army veteran $645,000 to settle a lawsuit against the city, alleging that the man was severely beaten by police during an Occupy protest on Nov. 2, 2011.
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Rumblings from Local Voters

After a coalition of San Francisco voters rejected a waterfront condominium project across from the ferry building last November, a battle is now brewing over the Golden State Warriors’ plan to build a new arena [...]
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OP-ED: My Word- Supporting cleaner air, commerce, and local jobs

By Sandre Swanson and Chris Lytle, Oakland Tribune The city and Port of Oakland have been working for several months with a group of independent truckers who face a Jan. 1 deadline to replace their [...]
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Compliance Director Frazier Explains Why He Overruled Council on Police Reform OPD Investigating Itself Seen as the ‘Fox Guarding the Hen house,” Say Reformers

The federal overseer with authority over the Oakland Police Department this week finally explained why he overruled the City Council decision to house intake of all complaints against OPD officers outside of the department’s Internal [...]