Held across the street from each other, the two events illustrated a growing chasm—and some significant overlap, too—in how Oaklanders are talking about some of the city’s biggest problems.
District Attorney Pamela Price defended and explained her public safety philosophy during an emotional town hall that drew hundreds.
Price was elected on a reform platform last November. Her critics say she’s too lenient.
The new DA has asked for case files from various police agencies, including two Oakland police shootings from over a decade ago.
Criminal justice reformers are eager to work with Price, a civil rights attorney who ran a progressive campaign to become Alameda County’s first Black district attorney.
Price, a civil rights attorney, won 53% of the votes to defeat Wiley, the county’s chief deputy district attorney.
Price, a reform candidate, had the top spot among four contenders after the initial count of ballots on election night.
With four days until Alameda County’s June 7 primary election, we followed the money.
Pamela Price, Seth Steward, Terry Wiley, and Jimmie Wilson want to succeed Nancy O’Malley as the county’s top prosecutor.
Four candidates are running for DA in the June 7 primary. Here are the basics.