From the Vietnam War to Boko Haram, Oakland has made official statements about foreign policy and human rights for decades.
The Oakland Ballers will play in the Pioneer League, giving East Bay fans a team to root for after the A’s leave.
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Activists said a ship docked in Oakland will carry military supplies headed for Israel.
Price’s critics have raised over $500,000. Meanwhile, the DA has raised far less to defend herself—$15,000.
Covington has served in OFD for 24 years, most recently as interim chief.
After helping pick Oakland Police Commissioners for six years, Jim Chanin is stepping down.
Griffin Dix’s new book, “Who Killed Kenzo,” is a story of heartbreaking loss that galvanized a life’s work for firearms safety.
Erik Salgado was killed and Brianna Colombo wounded by 3 Highway Patrol officers in 2020. Their 6-year-old daughter will be financially supported.
The former chief says he feels “vindicated,” and the Police Commission may seek to reappoint him. Mayor Sheng Thao says she’s sticking to her decision to fire Armstrong.
Held across the street from each other, the two events illustrated a growing chasm—and some significant overlap, too—in how Oaklanders are talking about some of the city’s biggest problems.
The mayor and district attorney will appear at a town hall on Saturday. A prominent activist with a history of inflammatory statements is holding his own rally nearby, with notable Oakland officials slated to attend.
The East Bay bus agency plans to eliminate its at-large board seats and create a new ward map. Residents can give input at upcoming meetings.
A “surface aerator” near the Pergola is the first of several changes to improve water quality and protect wildlife during harmful algae blooms.
Parker served as city attorney since 2011 and said she is proudest of establishing civil rights, housing, and community law programs.
Two commissioners claim they aren’t being reappointed because of corruption. A judge said these allegations are based on a “weak premise.”
Fire crews worked Wednesday evening to put out flames in a pile of scrap metal near the Port of Oakland.
State wildlife officials want the public’s observations of marine creatures during the harmful algae bloom.
The Police Commission is hosting several community forums and surveying residents about what qualities they want to see in the next OPD leader.
District Attorney Pamela Price defended and explained her public safety philosophy during an emotional town hall that drew hundreds.