The council will vote Tuesday on settling a public records class action lawsuit and expanding housing options.
But first the county Board of Supervisors want a deeper analysis of the project’s financial plan.
The Black Cultural Zone has operated the community hub on vacant land for more than a year. Now, the group wants to build on its vision.
Oakland’s Redistricting Commission wants public input on 4 proposed maps that redraw council and school board districts.
In the coming months, The Oaklandside will be periodically checking in with three participants in the city’s pilot initiative, to see how an extra $500 a month is impacting their lives.
The news comes as Gov. Newsom signed two bills on Thursday meant to keep officers who commit serious misconduct from jumping to other agencies.
The Oakland Public Ethics Commission fined Thomas Espinosa approximately $309,000 for 47 violations, including accepting bribes.
The City Council decided to add a fifth academy and directed the city administration to calculate the cost of adding another class of police recruits in 2022.
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.
The patrols began Sunday and residents should expect to see CHP officers enforcing traffic laws throughout Oakland
A lawyer representing district attorney candidate Pamela Price claims O’Malley’s staff used government email accounts for campaign purposes and coordinated with police unions.
U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick told city officials ‘the light at the end of the tunnel is closer and brighter’ but cautioned against ‘victory dances.’
The Ng family wasn’t criminally charged for the deadly 2016 fire. But they’ll pay nearly $12 million to survivors and families of the 36 victims.
Bonta’s lead grew after updated election results were posted Thursday
The Oaklandside sought responses from city leaders and police reform advocates.
Civil rights attorneys plan to meet with city officials to discuss concluding the 18-year-old reform program.
OPD’s court-appointed monitor cited the investigation as an example of the department rigorously examining use of force incidents after prior failures.
The proportion of Hispanic and white residents increased, while the number of Black residents continued to decline.
The winner of the Aug. 31 special election takes a seat left open by Attorney General Rob Bonta.