Libby Schaaf

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Officials To Enforce Ban On Nighttime Protests In The Streets

Saying protests that turn violent need to end, the Mayor of Oakland has come up with a new strategy, by cracking down on people who march on the streets at night.

05/22/2015

One rendering of the Coliseum City project which includes the current Oracle Arena and new baseball and football stadiums. (City of Oakland)

Amid Criticism, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Says Raiders Deserve Clarity From City Over Stadium Plans

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is vowing to give the Raiders more “clarity” on what steps the city is prepared to take to keep the team from moving following criticism from the NFL commissioner that her city does not have a firm stadium plan.

05/22/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks to reporters between meetings of team owners in San Francisco on May 20, 2015. (CBS)

NFL Commissioner Slams Oakland Over Lack Of Progress For New Raiders Stadium

The commissioner spoke in between meetings with NFL owners in San Francisco. After he gushed about stadium plans in other markets, he then called out Oakland for not having a finalized plan and not keeping in touch with his office.

05/20/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors high fives teammates after the win against the New Orleans Pelicans Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NBA Playoffs on April 18, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oakland, New Orleans Mayors Exchange Friendly Wagers On NBA Playoff Series

The mayor of Oakland and the mayor of New Orleans made a friendly bet Friday on the outcome of the playoff series between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans.

04/19/2015

Lew Wolff

Oakland A’s Owner Lew Wolff Says Move To San Jose ‘Not Worth A Nasty Battle’

Oakland A’s owner Lew Wolff said a possible move to San Jose is “not worth a nasty battle” over territorial rights with the San Francisco Giants, and is hopeful the city’s new mayor can help them get a new stadium built in Oakland.

04/06/2015

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Joins San Francisco In Boycotting Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

As the firestorm grows over a new Indiana law that critics say could be used to discriminate against the LGBT community, Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland said the city won’t fund business travel to the state because of the measure.

03/31/2015

Stacked containers at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

‘Final Contract Offer’ Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker Settlement

Contract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.

02/18/2015

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Would Consider First Fridays’ Request For Financial Help

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says the city would be willing to entertain First Fridays street arts festival’s requests for financial help, but the city is dealing with its own money problems.

02/16/2015

O.co Coliseum in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Withholding Coliseum Rent; Oakland Mayor Schaaf Not Concerned

While the Oakland Raiders have vowed not to pay their the O.Co Coliseum rent for last year’s season, Mayor Libby Schaaf said she isn’t concerned neither should fans.

02/12/2015

Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A’s Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The Team

The new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A’s move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.

01/27/2015

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