Oakland’s assistant city administrator has been named to replace City Administrator Deanna Santana effective noon on Tuesday in a sudden announcement by Mayor Jean Quan Tuesday afternoon.
An audit of Oakland’s workers’ compensation program finds city employees accepted $23,000 in inappropriate gifts from a contractor during two training summits in 2007 and 2008.
Authorities in Oakland held a news conference Monday to discuss the alarming wave of shootings in the city over the weekend that killed four and wounded 11 more.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Monday that a new report indicates that her city’s fiscal position is the strongest it’s been in a decade.
KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier on the change in Oakland officials regarding a possible federal takeover.
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.
Oakland City leaders admitted a lack of a plan to fight crime in their city at a news conference, blaming a lack of resources as part of the reason why.
The city of Oakland issued layoff notices Wednesday to 2,500 employees to cope with the state’s decision to eliminate redevelopment agencies statewide.
Oakland’s new city administrator starts her new job this week with a salary that’s $9,000 over top scale. The KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said this comes as city workers have had their pay slashed.
There won’t be a honeymoon period for Oakland’s new city administrator, who faces a $58 million deficit that is expected to grow next year.