The City of Oakland confirms that personnel with Oakland Police Department have been disciplined for their use of a now-deleted Instagram account that contained racist and sexist material, officials say.
To many, it's become increasingly clear that tackling crime in Oakland and attacks on Asian Americans is going to take some help.
Governor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that he won't declare a state of emergency in Oakland as the city grapples with a rise in crime, but he agreed to bolster existing resources in place to quell the spike in violence.
With Oakland public schools set to reopen Monday, Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell says the school district is prepared, even as cases of the delta variant continue growing.
Author Dale Tafoya spoke to Mornings on 2 on Saturday about the remaining sticking points between the A's organization and the city of Oakland.
The question of whether the Athletics baseball team will remain in Oakland still lingers despite a vote by the Oakland City Council approving the term sheet for the team's proposed $12 billion waterfront ballpark development.
The city council passed an amended resolution on a non-binding term sheet for the A's proposed ballpark along the Oakland estuary at Howard Terminal, but it remains unclear if the A's will agree to the city's terms.
Oakland city leaders are taking a look at the terms of a proposed waterfront ballpark for the A's.
The Oakland City Council voted Thursday to divert $18.4 million of what the mayor proposed spending on the police department to double the funding for community violence-prevention programs.
The Oakland City Council may pass a budget Thursday that redirects more than $17 million from the police department to the Department of Violence Prevention with the intention of improving public safety.
The city council said local leaders offered several times to meet with A's leadership regarding how to move the project forward.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf released her 2021-23 budget Friday, a $3.85 billion plan that includes $41 million for homelessness.
In Oakland's proposed 2-year spending plan, the city will spend more than $3.8B, with $41M spent on preventing homelessness and creating more affordable housing. KTVU's Alex Savidge spoke with Mayor Libby Schaaf on The Four on Friday, May 7, 2021 about her proposal.
Mayors from California's biggest cities have banded together asking state leaders for $20 billion to combat homelessness.
A spokesperson for Mayor Libby Schaaf’s office responded to the Oakland A’s Howard Terminal proposal on Friday. The price tag of the $12 billion development was released, including a $1 billion 35,000-seat stadium.
Police announced an arrest in the attack and robbery of a 75-year-old Asian man in Oakland on Tuesday. Those in touch with the victim’s family said it does not look good. The violent attack happened Tuesday morning at Jayne Avenue and Perkins Street.
The American Rescue Act cleared the Senate without any Republican support. It's expected to easily clear the House and eventually make its way to President Joe Biden's desk.
John Burris, a civil rights attorney who has sued the department many times and is one of the reasons why the department is under federal oversight, said LeRonne Armstrong is a good choice.
Gov. Gavin Newsom was in Oakland on Wednesday along with local leaders where he laid out plans to open a mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum.
The city of Oakland and the housing nonprofit Bay Area Community Services announced the completion this week of the conversion of 17 residential homes that will be made available to previously unhoused residents.