With Roe v. Wade’s future in jeopardy, Oakland leaders pledge to protect abortion and other reproductive health-care rights.
Surlene Grant, David Kakishiba, Rebecca Kaplan, and Lena Tam want to represent downtown and East Oakland on the powerful county board.
The Clay Street Garage closed in 2016. Two city councilmembers say there’s a better—if costly—use for the site.
Former Alameda Councilmember Lena Tam and former Oakland school board director David Kakishiba are also running in the June 7 primary election.
Libby Schaaf and Councilmembers Loren Taylor and Treva Reid want to reverse City Council budget decisions, adding another police academy and unfreezing police positions.
Employees suspected of consuming marijuana at work could still be tested under a proposed change.
Finance committee will hear about unfilled city jobs while public safety will consider ending cannabis tests.