Thousands of Oakland residents and businesses were without electricity Saturday morning as PG&E crews worked to clear debris and restore service.
The commission meets Jan. 19 to weigh the pros and cons of changing City Council and school board district boundaries.
Our photojournalist Amir Aziz selected his favorite photos that captured the spirit of Oakland this year.
Michelle Phillips, a deputy inspector in Baltimore, will lead police oversight efforts in Oakland.
OPD denied the claim, saying they’re in compliance with a 2017 law that requires police to let youth hear about their rights from an attorney before being interrogated.
Libby Schaaf and Councilmembers Loren Taylor and Treva Reid want to reverse City Council budget decisions, adding another police academy and unfreezing police positions.
The City Auditor accused Oakland’s housing and parks departments heads of violating city spending rules to award contracts to friends.
Eight people in Santa Rita Jail were handed over to federal immigration agents in 2020—down from 44 in 2019—and there have been zero so far in 2021.
Ersie Joyner, a decorated OPD captain who recently retired was robbed by a group at a gas station near downtown Thursday.
Boathouse workers say facilities have sustained significant damage over the past month from vandalism and burglaries.