With Roe v. Wade’s future in jeopardy, Oakland leaders pledge to protect abortion and other reproductive health-care rights.
Plus: Legal settlements with two former city employees and funding to help people living at a E. 12th Street homeless encampment.
OPD found the lieutenant used excessive force and was dishonest, but his attorney claims the department was cynically juking disciplinary stats.
Yesenia Sanchez and JoAnn Walker are challenging incumbent Gregory Ahern to oversee the county’s largest law enforcement agency.
Pamela Price, Seth Steward, Terry Wiley, and Jimmie Wilson want to succeed Nancy O’Malley as the county’s top prosecutor.
Measure C would extend a parcel tax that currently provides the city’s library system with $18 million annually, or 40% of its budget.
Plus: Madison Park is being renamed for Wilma Chan and councilmembers want an investigation of the treatment of women of color.
Surlene Grant, David Kakishiba, Rebecca Kaplan, and Lena Tam want to represent downtown and East Oakland on the powerful county board.
A federal judge said Wednesday that if OPD can sustain policing reforms for a 1-year period, it could soon regain independence.
What’s on the ballot, how to register and vote, info on candidates for local offices, and much more.
The mayor is a longtime supporter of the A’s project. The Raiders and Warriors left during her terms as mayor. She’s determined to keep the A’s—but not at the expense of public funds.
City staff are negotiating with an advertising firm to plant as many as 50 “8-foot-tall iPhones” on sidewalks.
The city doesn’t know who installed the illegal cameras—and it turns out they were only pretending to record.
Plus: Town Nights funding, traffic safety report, Coliseum board, and more.
The A’s want to build a stadium in Councilmember Fife’s district. She spoke to us about the A’s outreach to her, affordable housing, having voters decide, and more.
A superior court judge ordered Oakland to reinstate the officers after finding the city ‘improperly manipulated’ a report.
Under a proposed ballot measure, every Oakland voter would get $100 to contribute to candidates for mayor, City Council, and more.
Four candidates are running for the Alameda County Board of Supervisor seat. Chan held the position until she tragically died in November.
Small business owners and others called on Oakland police, BART, and city officials to do more about crime in the neighborhood.
OPD says it never followed San Francisco’s controversial practice of using DNA to ID survivors as criminal suspects. A new policy may ensure it never does.