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Rebecca Kaplan

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

Oakland Officials Vote To Dump Police Radio System After Numerous Problems

Police officers in Oakland are now in line for an upgrade on police radios that they said are unreliable.

07/08/2014

Rebecca Kaplan

Oakland Mayoral Hopeful Rebecca Kaplan Faces Backlash For Leaving Behind Trash After Announcing Candidacy

Some people in East Oakland said City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan used their community as a prop for political advancement, but did nothing to help them. Now, they’re taking action to make sure she won’t be their next mayor.

06/20/2014

Rebecca Kaplan making her announcement that she is running for mayor in East Oakland on June 5, 2014. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Joins Crowded Oakland Mayor’s Race

Kaplan becomes the 17th candidate, joining an already crowded field of candidates looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan in November.

06/05/2014

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

Oakland Police Officers Burnt Out On Mandatory Overtime As City Reexamines Policy

Oakland’s police department continues to suffer a shortage of officers which has lead to mandatory overtime, but a city councilwoman says it’s leading to burnt-out cops. The city is now expected to review this issue.

05/12/2014

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

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Quan Announces Oakland’s Plan To Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

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.

10/09/2012

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MTC Puts Move To San Francisco On Hold

Responding to heavy criticism and threats of litigation, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Wednesday rescinded its July 27th vote to move headquarters from Oakland to San Francisco.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

New Oakland Mayor May Not Be Known For Days

The Alameda County Registrar says the new mayor of Oakland may not be known for several days.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

Don Perata

Perata Leads In Oakland Mayor’s Race

Oakland voters have chosen a new mayor, but the results may not be known for at least a couple of days.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Candidates Debate Oakland’s Problems In Mayoral Forum

Nine Oakland mayoral candidates generally agreed Thursday night that the city’s next leader needs to fight crime, create more jobs and find a way to balance the city’s budget.

CBS San Francisco–09/24/2010

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