In emotional testimony, Anne Kirkpatrick said she was fired as retaliation for elevating concerns about Police Commission members.
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.
Mayor Libby Schaaf is backing a proposal to overhaul mental health care in California, but some call it coercion.
The city has installed 10 new high-quality camera systems in unnamed spots around town to discourage people who dump debris.
In September, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced California Highway Patrol officers were coming to Oakland for traffic safety. Here’s what CHP reported doing.
Despite progress, the Oakland Police Department remains short of full compliance with reform tasks.
The mayor announced the requests to Newsom on Tuesday, saying they are needed to combat crime.
District 4 Councilmember Sheng Thao is proposing the city start a national search for experienced officers and offer a $50,000 hiring bonus.
Libby Schaaf and Councilmembers Loren Taylor and Treva Reid want to reverse City Council budget decisions, adding another police academy and unfreezing police positions.
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.