Public perception is that Johnson owns Home of Chicken and Waffles, but his business history was rocky, and he lost control of the popular Jack London eatery in 2017.
After a long battle, voters overhauled the city’s political system 40 years ago, making the City Council more racially diverse and accountable to neighborhoods.
We asked incumbent Rebecca Kaplan and challengers Derreck Johnson and Nancy Sidebotham about their views on homelessness, policing, and more.
The ride-hailing giant contributed $100,000 to YIMBY activists who are running ads against Kaplan and supporting her opponent, Derreck Johnson.
Multiple members of the City Council received campaign contributions allegedly linked to a contractor seeking a favorable legal decision and a land deal.
Check out the remarkable job description for the next head of the OPD, just released.
With the pandemic and suspicious postal service cuts, voters face more obstacles this year. Here’s what local officials are planning, and how to make sure your ballot is counted.
Some Lake Merritt residents say the city isn’t working fast enough to address noise, partying, trash, and illegal vending.
The Coliseum, housing, police budgets: in an online forum last night, incumbents defended their records and challengers laid out visions for change.
A federal monitor criticized OPD for failing to properly investigate officers who killed a homeless man in 2018.