Barbara Parker

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain Colors

Oakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members

03/06/2015

Hillside Apartments in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Reaches $150,000 In Settlements With 2 Landlords Over ‘Appalling’ Conditions At Apartment Complexes

Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker said on Wednesday that her office has secured settlements that will require landlords to address what she says are unsafe and inhumane living conditions at two rental properties.

03/04/2015

Hillside Apartments in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Sues Landlords Of Apartment Complex Notorious For Violence, Shootings

The Oakland City Attorney has sued the landlords of an apartment complex that they said has become a base for a violent gang. Residents said they have experienced robberies, shootings and gang members chasing down tenants.

09/25/2014

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Waste Management Sues Oakland Over $1 Billion Trash Contract

The nation’s largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.

08/20/2014

The National Lodge on International Boulevard is among several motels that have been sued by the city of Oakland for allegedly fostering prostitution. (BCN)

Oakland Hotels Once Plagued By Prostitution To Get New Management

Changes are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.

08/13/2013

Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker. (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Faces Ethics Complaint Over Campaign Emails

A political dustup in Oakland has the city’s attorney defending her political campaign from accusations of violating campaign rules.

09/18/2012

Occupy Oakland Calls For General Strike

City Of Oakland Suing Occupy Protester For Damages

Oakland’s City Attorney is suing a 24-year-old man, who is accused of vandalizing a city building during Occupy protests in November.

03/07/2012

John Russo, Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney Russo Appoints New Chief Assistant On Last Day

In his last day on the job, Oakland City Attorney John Russo Friday appointed Chief Assistant City Attorney Barbara Parker to be acting city attorney until a permanent successor is either appointed or elected.

CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011