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 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.
Responding to heavy criticism and threats of litigation, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Wednesday rescinded its July 27th vote to move headquarters from Oakland to San Francisco.
The Alameda County Registrar says the new mayor of Oakland may not be known for several days.
Oakland voters have chosen a new mayor, but the results may not be known for at least a couple of days.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/AP) _ Oakland has moved closer to becoming the first city in the nation to authorize wholesale pot cultivation.