Emotions ran high at Oakland City Hall on Tuesday night as dozens of people spoke out against a controversial plan to bring a former Los Angeles and New York police chief in to advise Oakland’s Police Department.
City council members have been routinely shouted down at some recent gatherings, and now Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana and other officials are calling for a new balance between an open government and an efficient one.
While San Jose city leaders held a “study session” on the growing number of crimes in the city, police unions took to a local neighborhood, offering concerned residents crime fighting tips.
There is good and bad to parking in Palo Alto. The good is that street parking is free almost anywhere you go; the bad is the shrinking availability of parking spaces around town.
After a contentious city council meting on Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 to send a controversial sit-lie ban on the November ballot.
After years of deliberations, the Oakland City Council voted Tuesday night to approve development of the old Oakland Army Base.
After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.
The Menlo Park City Council has paved the way for Facebook to nearly double the number of employees at its headquarters in exchange for numerous investments the company has agreed to make in the community.
The city council will hear public comments on Monday about a possible ban of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
The San Jose City Council voted Tuesday to place a controversial pension reform measure on the June ballot. Union leaders vow to fight the measure.