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.
With $40 million in city paving contracts up for grabs, minority biz owners say dropping the rules now would make existing inequities worse.
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.
The commission meets Jan. 19 to weigh the pros and cons of changing City Council and school board district boundaries.
Councilmembers will also hear a report on whether the city can open more vaccination sites.
Oakland’s roadways are dangerous, and many residents we surveyed believe a lack of enforcement is partly to blame. Others are skeptical that policing can reduce collisions.
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.