The city described its efforts to stop traffic violence in a sweeping report this week.
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Eli Wolfe joins The Oaklandside to cover City Hall
Wolfe, who previously covered local government in San Jose, shares his vision for the beat and why he wants to hear from Oakland readers.
Traffic safety advocates deliver Oakland budget petition to City Council
Bike and pedestrian activists want the council to increase spending on road infrastructure by $20 million, taking this funding out of the police budget.
The entire Oakland City Council is making road safety a budget priority this year
In their budget memos, each councilmember prioritized infrastructure investments that could save lives by preventing “traffic violence.”
Oakland ransomware hackers dumped gigabytes of sensitive city files on the web
City employees’ personal information, whistleblower files, police investigations, banking information, included in criminal leak.
Road safety group wants $20 million moved from police to transportation department budget
Members of Traffic Violence Rapid Response argue infrastructure improvements will save more lives than money spent on policing.
What is a ransomware attack? An expert explains.
As Oakland struggles to get systems online, we asked a cybersecurity expert about what makes cities vulnerable, and who’s often behind the attacks.
Oakland City Council is returning to in-person meetings
City Hall reopens this week. Here’s what to know.
Family of man killed in Oakland police ‘ghost chase’ files lawsuit
Lolomanaia Soakai was struck by a man fleeing OPD officers who were allegedly conducting an unpermitted high-speed chase.
Christmas carol protesters call on Mayor Schaaf to reinstate mask mandate at city buildings
Oakland’s masking requirement in libraries and other city buildings ended Nov. 28, but health officials say COVID and other dangerous respiratory illnesses are spiking again.