After hearing concerns about toxic cleanup, rail safety, and nearby neighborhoods, and excitement about jobs and baseball, members voted 6-2 to approve a critical survey.
The City Council is scheduled to vote on the project’s environmental impact report—a crucial step in the decision process.
AG Rob Bonta says AB&I Foundry broke state law by not notifying neighbors of potential dangers.
A public memorial at the Oakland Coliseum on Monday drew hundreds of fans for one last Raider Nation gathering in Oakland.
And the council wants the governor to dig into the state budget to prevent Oakland school closures.
Alameda County’s jail and sheriff’s office will be reformed under the supervision of a law firm, court-appointed mental health experts, and the U.S. Department of Justice.
The nickel and dime officially split from 415 in 1992. You can’t even get a 510 number these days.
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.
Councilmembers will also hear a report on the state of firehouses, and vote to accept grants to reduce a backlog of OPD cases.
The new city ordinance also applies to senior centers, yoga studios, entertainment venues and large indoor events.
If it’s approved next month, the Coliseum will move to District 6, there won’t be a mega hills district after all, and Lake Merritt will stay the same.
Port commissioners on Thursday could approve a plan to ship and store sand and gravel at a new terminal on the Outer Harbor.
Some residents, businesses reported being without electricity for more than 24 hours.
The Oakland Planning Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to recommend the City Council certify the Howard Terminal project’s 3,500-page environmental impact report.
Councilmembers will also hear a report on whether the city can open more vaccination sites.
In September, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced California Highway Patrol officers were coming to Oakland for traffic safety. Here’s what CHP reported doing.
The most recent wave of thefts in November caused an estimated $5 million in damages and lost inventory for one of Oakland’s most important industries.
Despite progress, the Oakland Police Department remains short of full compliance with reform tasks.
In 2021, a fierce debate about the role of the police, and OPD’s budget, guided City Council meetings while homicides and shootings skyrocketed.
As of today, police have investigated 133 killings while residents and city leaders mourn.