Oakland City Council votes to approve additional police academy

As the police reform debate and a rising homicide rate have both loomed large in Oakland, the city council on Tuesday voted 6-2 to add a fifth police training academy to the four already planned and consider adding a sixth academy next year.

A's fate in Oakland still unclear after city council vote

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.