Oakland City Council
The California Highway Patrol has renewed a deal to help Oakland’s undermanned police force by patrolling the city’s streets while the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will not.
The Oakland City Council approved spending $162,000 for two more months of the extra patrols.
Emotions ran high at Oakland City Hall on Tuesday night as dozens of people spoke out against a controversial plan to bring a former Los Angeles and New York police chief in to advise Oakland’s Police Department.
Oakland City Council’s Finance Committee approved funding to rebuild the police department by unanimous vote on Tuesday. The three-step plan now goes to a vote before city council.
There was a changing of the guard at the Oakland City Council Monday with three new members being sworn in and Councilwoman Pat Kernighan being elected as the council’s new president.
The Oakland City Council will get a brand new look on Monday when three members are sworn into office.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Monday that a new report indicates that her city’s fiscal position is the strongest it’s been in a decade.
A City Council candidate running to represent Oakland’s District 1 was robbed Wednesday night in Oakland, police said.
Civil rights attorneys and the parents of 18-year-old Alan Blueford on Tuesday criticized the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for not prosecuting the Oakland police officer who fatally shot Blueford in May.
The Oakland police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Alan Blueford during a foot chase in May won’t face criminal charges because the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the shooting was justified.