Civil rights attorney Pamela Price and San Francisco Police Officer JoAnn Walker said they’ll offer voters a “progressive ticket for justice transformation.”
Run by someone with knowledge of internal OPD affairs, the account used memes to undermine civilian oversight and valorize police brutality.
On Facebook, Jurell Snyder praises the extremist “boogaloo” movement and repeats false pro-Trump conspiracy theories. Current and retired OPD officers have “liked” his posts.
New council president Nikki Fortunato Bas said it’s time for “billionaire corporations” to “pay their fair share.”
The city’s ethics commission will soon decide whether to penalize a former city employee accused of a ‘quid pro quo extortion racket.’
After an unprecedented effort to shrink the jail population last spring, the number of people inside Santa Rita Jail is rising back to pre-pandemic levels.
OPD wants to purchase five drones. A civilian advisory group has recommended limits on how they’ll be used.
Immigration arrests at Santa Rita Jail are down, but county officials and advocates say the sheriff’s cooperation with ICE should end.
City finance staff presented new details about Oakland’s dire budget situation, and suggested cuts.
City staff warn the city faces “severe financial stress” if budget adjustments aren’t made, but some are skeptical of dire claims.