Pat Kernighan

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Accuses Waste Management Of Dirty Tricks In Campaign To Overturn New Garbage Contract

After Waste Management lost a $1 billion contract to pick up Oakland’s garbage, the company is trying to put a ballot measure on the November ballot to overturn the city’s decision. Officials are accusing Waste Management of dirty tricks as they attempt to gather signatures.

09/08/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Residents Say Not Enough Officers But Oppose Higher Parcel Taxes For Police

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.

05/07/2014

Dana King

Former KPIX Anchor Dana King Running For Oakland City Council Seat

She has taken out papers to run in November for the open seat vacated by the retiring Pat Kernighan.

02/05/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Elects New President As New Members Take Office

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.

01/07/2013

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Oakland’s San Antonio District Takes On Crime Spike

Oakland residents in a neighborhood, not known for criminal activity, came together to for a workshop Wednesday night to discuss a recent surge is crime.

11/29/2012

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

No Vote On Occupy Oakland Weapons Ban After Meeting Disrupted

Occupy Oakland protesters disrupted a meeting Tuesday where city leaders were considering a law banning the use of homemade weapons by demonstrators.

05/23/2012

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Oakland Residents March Against Crime and Prostitution

East Oakland residents took to the streets on Friday with the support of Police Chief Batts to take a stand against prostitution and crime.

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