A new Chinatown business group, formed in the wake of #StopAAPIHate, donated the unmanned aerial vehicles since OPD can’t buy its own.
The City Council might make big updates to rules on where commercial trucks can drive and park.
Several Oakland property owners have joined a broader effort to end eviction bans by filing a lawsuit.
The Oakland police department has shown it can investigate these cases quickly and thoroughly, two reforms required after a lawsuit.
The City Attorney announced a tentative deal that would keep Oakland’s coal ban in place, but allow development of part of the former Army Base.
A look at campaign finance records for 2021. Oakland’s election day is Nov. 8, while the county holds a June primary for district attorney, sheriff races.
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.
An independent report released Monday criticized the Oakland Police Department for its slow response to the social media scandal that resulted in 9 officers being disciplined.
An outside investigation discovered that a recently fired OPD officer set up an Instagram account that made fun of police reforms, and nine other officers are being disciplined for similar behavior.
James Ramsey is accused of committing a hate crime against Carl Chan, but the public defender says that’s a false allegation.
The council’s “term sheet” rejects major taxpayer subsidies for the A’s project and calls for community benefits. A’s President Dave Kaval cast doubt on the plan.