Small Business Fuming As Oakland City Council Exempts Walgreens From Living Wage LawOakland boutique owners were shocked to learn City Council members voted to open a Walgreens across the street and the mega-retailer will only have to pay workers $12.25 an hour, not $14.10.
Caught On Camera: Pedestrian Hit In East Oakland IntersectionThe surveillance video is tough to watch but the incident it shows is all-too-common: a hit-and-run collision at the dangerous intersection at Fruitvale and East 17th Street in Oakland.
Oakland Protests Have Law Enforcement Officials Worried For Their SafetyOakland councilman Noel Gallo said police officers, CHP officers and county sheriff's deputies have called him to say they are concerned for their safety during the recent protests.
Hispanic Males Targeted In Oakland Robberies On 'Mexican Friday'A stretch of International Boulevard in Oakland has seen a dramatic spike in crime targeting Hispanic males on what’s been dubbed “Mexican Friday.”
City Councilman: ‘We’re Very Close To The A’s Leaving Oakland’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.
Oakland Moves To Flip Decades-Old Pinball Ban And Work On New Gambling LawsThe 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.
Nevada Brothel Owner Looks At Lawsuit After Oakland Billboard Taken DownThe 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.
Oakland Billboard Advertising Nevada ‘Bunny Ranch’ Taken DownA sign on an Oakland billboard advertising a brothel in Nevada was taken down this week, following complaints from a city leader and concerned parents.
Billboard Advertising Nevada 'Bunny Ranch' Leaves East Bay Parents ConcernedDrivers in the East Bay may be taken by surprise by a billboard advertising a Nevada brothel.
Two Oakland City Council Members Demand Answers For Police Staffing LevelsLibby Schaaf and Noel Gallo are both questioning why the police department is significantly below its budgeted staffing level.
KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Residents Say Not Enough Officers But Oppose Higher Parcel Taxes For PoliceWhile 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.
Phil Matier: Oakland Police Want To Scrap ‘Ineffective’ ShotSpotter SystemPolice 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.