Public Input

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ACLU Calls On Bay Area Cities To Get More Public Input On Use Of Drones, Surveillance Technology

This comes as San Jose is set to hold hearings about their new drone, which the police department purchased secretly earlier this year.


Protesters interrupt meeting inside Oakland City Council chambers, January 25, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Considering Limiting Access To City Council Meetings

City council members have been routinely shouted down at some recent gatherings, and now Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana and other officials are calling for a new balance between an open government and an efficient one.


Lake Merritt BART Station (Wikipedia)

Public Input Sought For Development Of BART’s Oakland Property

BART has begun the process of drafting plans for its former headquarters site in downtown Oakland, above the Lake Merritt Station.


Search for New SJ Police Chief Continues

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) _ South Bay residents say they want the next San Jose police chief to be able to communicate with the city’s diverse population.