With attendance diving, the A’s sent a letter to the head of the Coliseum authority detailing problems at the ballpark.
Plus, the council is declaring this week Queer and Transgender Asian and Pacific Islander week.
The 9-member jury awarded Kirkpatrick more than $337,000 in damages.
The flagship branch on 14th Street is in disrepair and half the size it should be, officials say. A new library in West Oakland is also being studied.
In emotional testimony, Anne Kirkpatrick said she was fired as retaliation for elevating concerns about Police Commission members.
Proof of vaccination is still required at senior centers and assisted living facilities, and masks are now required at large indoor events.
Plus: Legal settlements with two former city employees and funding to help people living at a E. 12th Street homeless encampment.
OPD found the lieutenant used excessive force and was dishonest, but his attorney claims the department was cynically juking disciplinary stats.
Yesenia Sanchez and JoAnn Walker are challenging incumbent Gregory Ahern to oversee the county’s largest law enforcement agency.
Pamela Price, Seth Steward, Terry Wiley, and Jimmie Wilson want to succeed Nancy O’Malley as the county’s top prosecutor.
Plus: Madison Park is being renamed for Wilma Chan and councilmembers want an investigation of the treatment of women of color.
Surlene Grant, David Kakishiba, Rebecca Kaplan, and Lena Tam want to represent downtown and East Oakland on the powerful county board.
A federal judge said Wednesday that if OPD can sustain policing reforms for a 1-year period, it could soon regain independence.
The mayor is a longtime supporter of the A’s project. The Raiders and Warriors left during her terms as mayor. She’s determined to keep the A’s—but not at the expense of public funds.
City staff are negotiating with an advertising firm to plant as many as 50 “8-foot-tall iPhones” on sidewalks.
Plus: Town Nights funding, traffic safety report, Coliseum board, and more.
The A’s want to build a stadium in Councilmember Fife’s district. She spoke to us about the A’s outreach to her, affordable housing, having voters decide, and more.
A superior court judge ordered Oakland to reinstate the officers after finding the city ‘improperly manipulated’ a report.
The good news? Rats are down. The bad news? Cats are multiplying, they’re in the arena and baseball field, and rehoming them isn’t easy.
Four candidates are running for the Alameda County Board of Supervisor seat. Chan held the position until she tragically died in November.