Mayor Schaaf and generous donors announced an emergency relief fund to assist the city's most vulnerable residents.
Officials with the city of Oakland announced Wednesday, the cancellation of any events with 1,000 people or more in city-owned properties in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. As part of a declaration of local emergency, the order is in effect for events scheduled between March 12 and March 31.
The Giffords Law Center, the Golden State Warriors and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf will host a peace walk and public town hall Friday to discuss the efficacy of Oakland's gun violence reduction programs.
The Oakland Police Commission in a closed-door meeting Thursday evening unanimously voted, joining Mayor Libby Schaaf, to fire police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick without cause.
Merchants and restaurant owners have seen a steep decline in business.
Libby Schaaf delivers the Oakland State of the City address on Friday, February 7, 2020.
The 14th richest person in the world took BART on Friday, heading from San Francisco to Oakland where he met with Mayor Libby Schaaf outside Beauty’s Bagel Shop on Franklin Street.
Oakland city officials today celebrated a five-year reduction in violent crime, citing stronger community bonds, stable leadership at the Police Department and better sharing of information among police officers.