Coronavirus cases have suddenly exploded in Alameda County’s massive jail, calling into question whether the virus can be stopped.
After intense lobbying by business leaders, the City Council voted not to put the reform on this year’s ballot.
Salgado’s family criticized the police today for “hiding” the identities of the officers involved in the June 6 Oakland shooting.
Emergency rules enacted in March have eased transparency rules during the coronavirus pandemic.
A visual examination of what happened before Oakland police fired on protesters on June 1.
The city currently taxes small shops at the same rate as big corporations. Several councilmembers want to change that.
The MACRO program will replace officers with mental health counselors and EMTs to respond to nonviolent emergencies.
City councilmembers’ proposed ban was ultimately softened to a recommendation.
Several councilmembers wanted bigger cuts, and signaled future plans to reduce by up to $150 million.
Juneteenth has always been about much-needed conversations. This year, the volume got turned up.