Oakland City Council Opening Extra Seating For Meetings On Judge's OrdersThe 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.
Oakland City Leaders Enforce New Rules To Prevent Disruptions At City Council MeetingsWhen protesters chained themselves to a railing and shut down an Oakland City Council meeting last month, city leaders decided something needed to change.
Contra Costa County’s Board Of Supervisors May Not Get 33 Percent Pay Raise After AllA 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.
Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is ConsideredThe 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.
Richmond Council Backing Off Plan To Ban Anti-Gay Speakers; Disruptions ContinueThe 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.
Oakland A’s Lease Agreement Could Be Tweaked Behind Closed Doors MondayOakland 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.
Father Of Student Killed In Isla Vista Killing Rampage Meets With Shooter's FatherThe 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.
Tensions Run High At SF Police Town Hall Meeting After Fatal Bernal Heights ShootingTensions 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.
West Contra Costa School Board Meets Over Brawl Involving Transgender TeenA 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.
BART Union Leader Threatens 'Bloodiest, Longest' Strike As Negotiations Set To ResumeThe two sides have until August 4 to reach an agreement or another strike could be in the works.
Yahoo CEO Blows Off ‘Attractive’ Comment From ‘Dirty Old’ Shareholder Mayer has been CEO of Yahoo for nearly a year, and has had to endure more than her share of personal questions following the birth of her child and her change in remote work policies at the Sunnyvale company.
East Palo Alto Police Chief Wants Meeting With Gang LeadersEast Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis is preparing to call in gang members who may have been involved in a deadly shooting last weekend, which claimed the life of a 16-year-old.