Staff explained the year-long gap at Tuesday’s council meeting and highlighted recent hiring improvements.
Many city officials have to disclose their personal financial information. But Oakland is struggling to enforce this anti-corruption rule.
We tracked councilmembers’ meeting attendance between January and July. Noel Gallo missed the most votes, and Nikki Bas the least.
New signs were unveiled Monday morning by Mayor Sheng Thao and members of the City Council and OakDOT.
An understaffed department missed out on potentially millions in state funds, raising questions about the city’s strategy for securing outside dollars.
Councilmember Janani Ramachandran held a town hall this week to talk wildfire prevention and home insurance woes.
The utility giant is burying thousands of miles of power lines—but not in Oakland.
The first-term councilmember said she wants to restore trust in City Hall, rejuvenate business corridors, and make roads safer.
In their budget memos, each councilmember prioritized infrastructure investments that could save lives by preventing “traffic violence.”