Oakland is currently paying $4 million a year in interest to Goldman Sachs for bonds at a locked-in rate that has them overpaying by millions compared current rates. City officials have said that needs to change.
An appeals court has overturned a judge’s decision to release a defendant in a Richmond sting operation on the condition that he write book reports.
A man charged in an undercover sting operation in Richmond that ended in gunfire has been ordered released on bond on the condition that he read and write book reports.
Children’s Hospital of Oakland is launching a campaign to rebuild and retrofit its facilities. When the hospital tried to renovate in 2008 it was disastrous, which has leaders looking at this work as not so much rebuilding this northern California icon, but also some redemption for the ’08 mess, complete with an image reboot.
Contra Costa College may ask voters in El Cerrito, Richmond and San Pablo to fund seismic upgrades and improvements in disability access.