Oakland City Council
The city of Oakland announced on Tuesday that it wants to help the estimated 3,500 homeowners who currently face foreclosure by buying up properties and selling them back to the homeowners at current rates.
Oakland city officials are considering a controversial plan to double the number of red light cameras in the city, but the questions are, are they simply doing it for the revenue and who will get the bulk of the money?
About 75 people demonstrating a May fatal police shooting temporarily disrupted a meeting of the Oakland City Council Tuesday night, which struggled to continue the meeting as protesters chanted loudly until the victim’s father was handed a police report on the shooting.
Real estate broker Mario Juarez is running for Oakland City Council. While a number of notable officials and organizations have endorsed him, his business practices are under scrutiny.
Shouted down by rowdy protesters furious over the May police shooting of Alan Blueford, the Oakland City Council adjourned its Tuesday night meeting early with little of its agenda completed.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said she’s working with the city’s police chief on crafting what she’s calling a “loitering law” that would target getting teenagers off the streets.
Oakland’s police chief is proposing a youth curfew in the city to help reduce the risk of teens getting into trouble, but some youth group leaders have said that may not be the solution.
The head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.
Oakland’s Mayor Jean Quan has admitted to some statistical mistakes with her 100 Blocks plan, but is defending it and pushing forward despite criticism.
Occupy Oakland protesters disrupted a meeting Tuesday where city leaders were considering a law banning the use of homemade weapons by demonstrators.