The District 4 representative, who is running for mayor, talks wildfire safety, affordable housing, and Howard Terminal.
With Roe v. Wade’s future in jeopardy, Oakland leaders pledge to protect abortion and other reproductive health-care rights.
City staff are negotiating with an advertising firm to plant as many as 50 “8-foot-tall iPhones” on sidewalks.
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.
The City Council decided to add a fifth academy and directed the city administration to calculate the cost of adding another class of police recruits in 2022.