Wealthy individuals, business groups, and unions have poured over $2 million into local races to influence voters.
This local ballot initiative would fund a new staff position for the commission, among other changes. Our video explainer provides the details.
Late Tuesday evening, the City Council approved new rules on where and when unhoused people can set up encampments in the city.
Tune into what’s likely to be an intense discussion on where and when homeless encampments are allowed in Oakland.
Still confused about the rules around evictions in Oakland and Alameda County? You’re not alone.
Steph Walton has criticized some of Dan Kalb’s contributors, an independent expenditure committee is supporting Walton, and Tri Ngo is refusing large contributions altogether.
The California Department of Transportation shut down an Oakland camp for the first time during the pandemic. Meanwhile, it may have to pay more than $1 million to homeless people in the coming months.
The City Council will review a proposed policy that splits the city into zones where people can and can’t sleep.
Coronavirus relief funds will help convert a former college dorm in Rockridge and 20 single-family homes into 163 units of permanent affordable housing.
We interviewed Dan Kalb, Steph Dominguez Walton, and Tri Ngo about their ideas to solve North Oakland’s biggest problems.