The candidates are taking part in lots of debates before the Nov. 8 election. Here’s a list of upcoming and past events.
At least two candidates barred from November’s ballot say the city told them the wrong deadline to file their materials.
4 candidates want to represent the East Oakland district, which includes the Coliseum, Mills College, Eastmont, and the hills.
Two queer women of color—a small-business owner and a social justice attorney—want to represent Oakland from Panoramic Hill to Laurel.
Harold Lowe is challenging incumbent Nikki Fortunato Bas in the race to represent Chinatown, Eastlake, San Antonio, and Grand Lake.
There are 10 candidates vying for Oakland’s top job. Here’s the list.
Treva Reid, Loren Taylor, and Sheng Thao proposed solutions to homelessness, public safety, clearing trash from Oakland’s streets and parks, and more.
Renter protections, new taxes, and gender-neutral language. Here’s a quick breakdown of Oakland’s 10 ballot measures in the 2022 election.
Some are launching their own safety campaigns, including walking groups, Nextdoor pleas, and letters to city staff.
The Oaklandside followed the unarmed emergency responders to see their groundbreaking program at work on the streets.
The District 7 representative, who is running for mayor, talks public safety, the Coliseum’s future, and the failed Emerald New Deal.
A grandmother, a church, the police, and a local blacksmith are teaming up to take guns off the street.
City and state leaders say the funds will be focused on reducing shootings through proven interventions.
The District 6 representative, who is running for mayor, talks public safety, East Oakland’s needs, and his deep roots in the city.
Harrison and 27th Street in Oakland would be rebuilt with bicyclist and pedestrian safety in mind.
The District 4 representative, who is running for mayor, talks wildfire safety, affordable housing, and Howard Terminal.
Plus: The city is paying $1.5 million to settle former police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick’s lawsuit.
In a surprise move, Phil Tagami just reopened his fight to build a coal terminal at Oakland’s former Army Base.
After pandemic fears that the zoo could permanently shut down, supporters of the institution are asking property owners to chip in.
Plus: The council will vote on a police department hiring plan and hear a report on redlining in West Oakland.