Libby Schaaf was sworn into office Monday as Oakland’s 50th mayor, saying, “It’s hella time for Oakland.”
KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.
San Jose Mayor-Elect Sam Liccardo Says He’s Ready To Face The Many Challenges Of The Country’s 10th Largest City
KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview San Jose Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo about the challenges ahead for the nation’s tenth largest city, including crime, housing, transportation and more.
It may be the day before Thanksgiving, but instead of turkeys, toys are on the minds of some San Francisco dignitaries. Mayor Lee talked up Glide Memorial Church’s involvement for the 14th annual Lefty O’Douls Toy Drive.
Business owners in Oakland prepped their storefronts in anticipation of protests over an expected grand jury decision on the police shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson Missouri.
The race for mayor in San Francisco could become a serious showdown. Rumors of State Sen. Mark Leno challenging incumbent Mayor Ed Lee are picking up steam, and Leno is not denying the possibility of a campaign.
A small female Chihuahua named Frida will be named “Mayor of San Francisco” for one day Tuesday in support of the Department of Animal Care and Control, the city’s publicly funded animal shelter.
Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf plans to end crime, fix the schools and keep both the A’s and Raiders in town. That’s what she told KCBS In Depth co-hosts Doug Sovern and Phil Matier when asked about her vision for Oakland’s future.
Schaaf said she has seen other cities like Los Angeles and New York significantly reduce their crime rate, and feels that Oakland can do the same.
A long-delayed $150 million project to further energize the rapidly transitioning mid-Market area of San Francisco broke ground on Wednesday. The Dallas developer says Market Street Place will be an experience.