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Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Opening Extra Seating For Meetings On Judge’s Orders

The Oakland City Council must open upstairs gallery seating for the Tuesday’s meeting after an Alameda County judge issued a temporary restraining order against the city today, a city employee union organizer said.

06/30/2015

Protesters shut down an Oakland City Council meeting on November 5, 2015. (CBS)

Oakland City Leaders Enforce New Rules To Prevent Disruptions At City Council Meetings

When protesters chained themselves to a railing and shut down an Oakland City Council meeting last month, city leaders decided something needed to change.

06/03/2015

Contra Costa County seal

Contra Costa County’s Board Of Supervisors May Not Get 33 Percent Pay Raise After All

A 33-percent salary increase for the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors appears to be on its way out. As Board chair West County supervisor John Gioia assumed his new role in 2015.

01/06/2015

Students protest proposed UC tuition hikes. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is Considered

The students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito’s proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.

11/19/2014

Mark Wassberg used Tuesday night's public comment forum at the Richmond City Council meeting to label gay citizens "filth and dirt." (CBS)

Richmond Council Backing Off Plan To Ban Anti-Gay Speakers; Disruptions Continue

The Richmond City Council has asked its city attorney to explore whether it could enact free speech limits during council meetings, but city officials have been told that silencing the people who disrupt meetings is most likely unconstitutional.

07/16/2014

Members of the grounds crew cover the infield after the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners was postponed because the field was unplayable due to recent rain at O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Lease Agreement Could Be Tweaked Behind Closed Doors Monday

Oakland City Council is set to meet behind closed doors Monday to go over details of the A’s lease agreement that was approved by the Coliseum board last Thursday.

07/07/2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA - MAY 24: Flowers and a poem are placed at one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Father Of Student Killed In Isla Vista Killing Rampage Meets With Shooter’s Father

The father of a college student who was gunned down in the May 23 rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara has met privately with the father of his son’s killer.

06/01/2014

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Tensions Run High At SF Police Town Hall Meeting After Fatal Bernal Heights Shooting

Tensions were high Tuesday night as the San Francisco police chief attempted to explain what led to the shooting death of a 28-year-old man at the city’s Bernal Heights Park last week.

03/26/2014

Cellphone video of a fight on the Hercules High School campus on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

West Contra Costa School Board Meets Over Brawl Involving Transgender Teen

A fight at Hercules High School last month that involved a transgender student prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District board to hold a special meeting Monday evening.

12/02/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

BART Union Leader Threatens ‘Bloodiest, Longest’ Strike As Negotiations Set To Resume

The two sides have until August 4 to reach an agreement or another strike could be in the works.

07/12/2013

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