Hundreds of speakers weighed in on the hotly debated council resolution during nearly five hours of comments Monday night.
Palestinian solidarity activists have pressed local governments to support a ceasefire. Israel’s supporters want city leaders to condemn Hamas.
LeRonne Armstrong hasn’t given up his desire to return to OPD. In the meantime, he’s found a place to mentor Oakland youth.
New DVP Chief Dr. Holly Joshi is a nationally-recognized expert who worked for over a decade for the Oakland Police Department.
We sat down for a conversation with Emylene Aspilla, who leads the city’s efforts to ensure employers are paying fair wages and following other labor laws.
Hundreds demonstrated and scores were arrested in one of the largest acts of Jewish civil disobedience in Bay Area history.
The “Five After Five” program at the Franklin Plaza Parking Garage aims to boost nightlife and improve public safety.
The Downtown Oakland Specific Plan could soon be set in motion. Here’s what it contains, and why it matters.
Many city officials have to disclose their personal financial information. But Oakland is struggling to enforce this anti-corruption rule.
Activists said a ship docked in Oakland will carry military supplies headed for Israel.
Price’s critics have raised over $500,000. Meanwhile, the DA has raised far less to defend herself—$15,000.
A state judge found the city breached its contract with developer Phil Tagami, who was seeking to build a coal terminal. Now, the city may have to pay up.
Covington has served in OFD for 24 years, most recently as interim chief.
The city’s Department of Workplace and Employment Standards is seeking $400,000 in unpaid wages from the Radisson Hotel.
Oakland’s Department of Workplace and Employment Standards accused the now-defunct restaurant of improperly sharing service fees with non-service workers.
Nearly 2 years after its launch, city officials have big decisions to make about the non-violent 911 call program’s future.
The powerful police oversight board has been bogged down by infighting for months. Will new leadership help get its work back on track?
After helping pick Oakland Police Commissioners for six years, Jim Chanin is stepping down.
Thao laid out her vision for investing in violence prevention, public safety, and economic development in her first state of the city address.
Oakland has $332,000 to help dispensaries and more, but the application deadline is closing.