A stretch of International Boulevard in Oakland has seen a dramatic spike in crime targeting Hispanic males on what’s been dubbed “Mexican Friday.”
Oakland City Councilman Noel Gallo says his city is close to losing the A’s because the government officials are undecided about agreeing to a 10-year lease deal proposed by the organization.
The Oakland City Council’s public safety committee is proposing a game-changing move that would reverse the city’s decades-old ban on pinball machines.
The owner of a Nevada brothel may file a lawsuit against the City of Oakland after his billboard promoting one of his establishments was taken down after complaints from city leaders and neighbors.
A sign on an Oakland billboard advertising a brothel in Nevada was taken down this week, following complaints from a city leader and concerned parents.
Drivers in the East Bay may be taken by surprise by a billboard advertising a Nevada brothel.
Libby Schaaf and Noel Gallo are both questioning why the police department is significantly below its budgeted staffing level.
While more than three quarters of Oakland residents said there is not enough police, they are also wary about raising parcel taxes to pay for more officers, according to a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll released Wednesday.
Police in Oakland want to drop the city’s ShotSpotter program—a gunshot detection system—calling it expensive and redundant, despite calls from residents in high-crime neighborhoods to keep it.
The Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee decided not to proceed with a controversial proposal for a city-wide youth curfew on Wednesday night. It was the third time that such a measure has been defeated in the last several years.