Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby issued a report Thursday alleging that City Council members Desley Brooks and Larry Reid interfered with the bidding process for the demolition and remediation process at the former Oakland Army Base.
The Oakland City Council approved spending $162,000 for two more months of the extra patrols.
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 advocacy group for low-income people issued a report Thursday that says investors are buying foreclosed homes in the poorest neighborhoods in Oakland in a trend that is destabilizing communities.
About 30 shouting Occupy Oakland protesters disrupted a news conference in which four City Council members and business leaders called for the immediate removal of the encampment in Frank Ogawa Plaza.
Two Oakland City Council members deny receiving special treatment from police after their cars were burglarized.
OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Members of Oakland’s City Council and ordinary citizens were on hand Thursday night for the protest against the Johannes Mehserle verdict. Some are being credited with keeping a bad situation from getting […]