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Klay Thompson attempts a shot against the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 14, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oakland City Council Member Calls Warriors Land Purchase ‘A Slap In The Face’

Oakland City Councilmember Larry Reid said he is very disappointed, and feels the decision disrespects the city and thousands of loyal fans.

04/23/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Votes Not To Censure Desley Brooks Over Improper Hiring Allegations

The Oakland City Council voted to not censure Councilwoman Desley Brooks Thursday night for allegedly interfering with the construction and operation of two city recreation centers in her district in East Oakland.

07/26/2013

San Francisco State University professor Joe Tuman, when he provided political analysis for KPIX 5 and KCBS. (CBS)

Tuman Announces 2nd Run For Mayor Of Oakland

San Francisco State University Professor and political analyst Joe Tuman announced Wednesday that he will run for mayor of Oakland for a second time in 2014.

07/24/2013

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Auditor Says Oakland Lawmakers Interfered With Contract Bidding Process

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.

03/21/2013

Police at the scene of a fatal shooting at 40th St. and Market St. in Oakland, April 25, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mom: ‘I Am Scared To Be Having A Black Boy’ Amid Gun Violence

The city of Oakland is looking for new ideas to stop a surge in gun violence. Jessica Hollie, an expectant mother, told city council: “I tried to talk about this a lot before I came because I didn’t want to cry: I am sad and scared to be having a black boy in Oakland.”

01/23/2013

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Elects New President As New Members Take Office

There was a changing of the guard at the Oakland City Council Monday with three new members being sworn in and Councilwoman Pat Kernighan being elected as the council’s new president.

01/07/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is interviewed in the KCBS studio (CBS)

Quan: Oakland In Strongest Financial Position In A Decade

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.

10/29/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Witnesses Urged To Come Forward To Quell Soaring Oakland Violence

The head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.

07/13/2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is interviewed in the KCBS studio (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Quan Defends ‘100 Blocks’ Plan Despite Incorrect Data

Oakland’s Mayor Jean Quan has admitted to some statistical mistakes with her 100 Blocks plan, but is defending it and pushing forward despite criticism.

06/27/2012

Sheriff coroner vans drive to the bodies of the shooting victims at Oikos University as police survey the scene on April 2, 2012 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Gun Control Debate Revived After Oakland School Massacre

Monday’s shootings at Oikos University have left one Oakland City Councilman pondering what he calls an insane amount of guns on his city’s streets.

04/03/2012

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