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.
Developer Michael Johnson filed a claim for financial damages, while tenants gathered this week to reflect on eight months of loss, uncertainty, and stress.
Current commission chair Tyfahra Milele claims a conspiracy is hanging over Oakland’s police watchdog board.
The head of Oakland’s Police Commission is accused of abusing her own power. She says her critics are pawns in a bigger game.
Jenkins, who took the seat after Loren Taylor, is excited about economic development opportunities from the Coliseum site to small businesses. But gun violence and traffic safety are big concerns.
In their budget memos, each councilmember prioritized infrastructure investments that could save lives by preventing “traffic violence.”