Oakland’s former mayor was named interim executive director at Emerge California, an incubator for women leaders in the Democratic Party.
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Photos: City honors Oakland rapper Too $hort with his own day and street sign
Oakland rolled out the red carpet for the East Oakland icon with a celebration on Saturday at Fremont High School.
Mayor Libby Schaaf strikes hopeful note in final state of the city speech
Despite rising violence, homelessness, and mass discontent, Schaaf told supporters the city is stronger after her 8 years in office.
Verdict: Ex-Oakland Chief Anne Kirkpatrick was wrongfully fired
The 9-member jury awarded Kirkpatrick more than $337,000 in damages.
Ex-Oakland police chief’s trial revisits bitter conflicts among city officials
In emotional testimony, Anne Kirkpatrick said she was fired as retaliation for elevating concerns about Police Commission members.
Howard Terminal ballpark: A conversation with Libby Schaaf
The mayor is a longtime supporter of the A’s project. The Raiders and Warriors left during her terms as mayor. She’s determined to keep the A’s—but not at the expense of public funds.
Will Newsom’s ‘care court’ support homeless Oaklanders with mental illnesses, or force treatment on them?
Mayor Libby Schaaf is backing a proposal to overhaul mental health care in California, but some call it coercion.
Oakland to illegal dumpers: new secret cameras will catch you
The city has installed 10 new high-quality camera systems in unnamed spots around town to discourage people who dump debris.
What did recent CHP patrols accomplish in Oakland?
In September, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced California Highway Patrol officers were coming to Oakland for traffic safety. Here’s what CHP reported doing.
Federal judge: OPD Instagram case ‘spotlighted a number of troubling problems’
Despite progress, the Oakland Police Department remains short of full compliance with reform tasks.
Mayor Schaaf to Gov. Newsom: Oakland needs license plate readers, CHP officers
The mayor announced the requests to Newsom on Tuesday, saying they are needed to combat crime.
To increase police staffing, Oakland councilmember wants incentives to lure experienced officers
District 4 Councilmember Sheng Thao is proposing the city start a national search for experienced officers and offer a $50,000 hiring bonus.
Oakland mayor and councilmembers offer plan to increase police staffing
Libby Schaaf and Councilmembers Loren Taylor and Treva Reid want to reverse City Council budget decisions, adding another police academy and unfreezing police positions.
Oakland’s 2022 election season kicks off—ahead of the usual schedule
The race to replace Mayor Libby Schaaf is already having an impact on City Council district elections. And plenty is bound to happen in the coming year.
New program will help 200 Oakland tenants pay rent for 18 months
Mayor Libby Schaaf’s “shallow subsidy” pilot, funded by philanthropy, is intended to prevent homelessness.
Oakland expands program to subsidize housing for aspiring teachers
Teachers Rooted in Oakland aims to address issues of teacher diversity, retention, and housing affordability.