Oakland Gets $850K Settlement From Terminal Operator That Declared BankruptcyThe city of Oakland has obtained an $850,000 settlement in bankruptcy court from the operator of the Port of Oakland's second-largest terminal, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.
Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain ColorsOakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members
Oakland Reaches $150,000 In Settlements With 2 Landlords Over ‘Appalling’ Conditions At Apartment ComplexesOakland 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.
Oakland City Attorney Sues Landlords Of Apartment Complex Notorious For Violence, ShootingsThe 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.
Waste Management Sues Oakland Over $1 Billion Trash ContractThe 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.
Oakland Hotels Once Plagued By Prostitution To Get New ManagementChanges are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.
Oakland City Attorney Faces Ethics Complaint Over Campaign EmailsA political dustup in Oakland has the city’s attorney defending her political campaign from accusations of violating campaign rules.
City Of Oakland Suing Occupy Protester For DamagesOakland’s City Attorney is suing a 24-year-old man, who is accused of vandalizing a city building during Occupy protests in November.
Oakland City Attorney Russo Appoints New Chief Assistant On Last DayIn 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.