Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao acknowledged the city's many problems but voiced optimism Tuesday that she will be able to transform Oakland into a cleaner and safer city.
Among the list of top candidates is LeRonne Armstrong, the former chief who was fired by the Mayor in February.
Former Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong claims that a new report from an administrative hearing officer exonerates him of wrongdoing after he was fired by Mayor Sheng Thao in February.
The NAACP Oakland chapter blamed Mayor Sheng Thao Monday, demanding an independent investigation and questioning what led to the failure to meet the deadline to receive millions from the state to combat organized retail theft.
A woman was shot and wounded while sleeping in her East Oakland home, days after another woman was killed by a stray bullet as she slept in her home in the Laurel District.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao kicked off her ‘Talking Transition’ program Saturday morning with a canvassing effort led by young people.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao said she would "declare a state of emergency" if a new police chief isn't selected by the end of the year.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao on Monday announced an additional $2.5 million over two years to be spent on the city's beleaguered 911 system.
Former Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong has lodged a legal claim against the City of Oakland, alleging that his firing was an act of retaliation by Mayor Sheng Thao and other city officials.
The City of Oakland wrapped up its final town hall meetings for the public to have their input on the city's next police Saturday.
Oakland Police Commission says they selected a search consultant for the next chief of police. They want to recommend their finalists to Mayor Thao by no later than November.
Oakland's mayor may receive a pay raise as much as $75,000 a year, even as the city faces a historic deficit.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao has removed former Alameda County Judge Brenda Harbin-Forte from the Oakland Police Commission, the Mayor’s Office has confirmed with KTVU.
Republican Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo has signed a $380 million bill that will help fund a new baseball stadium on the Las Vegas Strip. Even with all the tailgating today, it was a very sobering day for A's fans.
The Oakland Athletics prevailed Tuesday night, winning their seventh game in a row in dramatic fashion, amid what appears to have been a symbolically successful “reverse boycott” by fans disappointed by the team's possible move to Las Vegas.
The Oakland A's activist fan base is stepping up the pressure to convince team owner John Fisher, that he should sell his team to an owner who truly wants the A's to be rooted in Oakland.
Oakland city and police officials said Wednesday that their crime crackdown will continue in the wake of a robbery spree that led to arrests, even as some community advocates urged the city to invest in more social service programs to help prevent crime.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao is entering his sixth month in office. As she deals with a historic $360 million budget deficit and other challenges moving forward, we asked her to evaluate her first 150 days leading the city.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao on Monday released her proposed $4 billion budget for the next two fiscal years – outlining her vision and priorities for the city as she grapples with a $360 million shortfall.
The death of a homeless man Wednesday outside a vacant business in Oakland's Chinatown is being investigated as the city's latest homicide, as city, police and community leaders reacted to recent violence.