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Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Hundreds Oppose Cuts At Oakland Budget Meeting

It was standing room only at Tuesday night’s Oakland city council meeting with hundreds of city workers and community members protesting Mayor Jean Quan’s plan to cut a $58 million deficit.


Oakland Mayor Jean Quan

Oakland Voters May Decide On Proposed Taxes To Bridge Budget Gap

Despite voter rejection in the past, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan suggested she now had the support for two new proposed city taxes. She also warned that this was the only way to dig the city out of its massive deficit.


Last Ditch Effort to Avoid Layoffs

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) 80 Oakland police officers will be laid off on Monday unless the city and police officers union can somehow reach an agreement over concessions to try to avert the cuts.