Ron Dellums

Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In The East Bay

Black History Month 2013 in the East Bay means celebrations of the lives and achievements of many individuals. Black success stories include chefs like Sarah Kirnon and vintners, international documentary subjects and dancer, actor and activist Josephine Baker to a pioneering female journalist for the Oakland Tribune. Get your dose of black history with any of these suggestions. The experience will be priceless.


Former Oakland City Administrator Deborah Edgerly (San Francisco Chronicle)

Jury Rules Against Former Oakland Administrator In Termination Lawsuit

An Alameda County jury took only 40 minutes Monday to reject a lawsuit filed by former Oakland City Administrator Deborah Edgerly claiming that former Mayor Ron Dellums fired her because she was a woman.


Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums. (AP)

Embattled Oakland Mayor Says He’s Been Misunderstood

The embattled mayor of Oakland sat down for a rare interview with a television journalist Monday, alleging that the media didn’t understand him. He added that his real accomplishments in office were hidden from public view.


Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums. (AP)

Dellums Touts Oakland Accomplishments In Report, Denies Early Exit

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums said in a 68-page “State of the City” report Wednesday that he has reduced crime, boosted the city’s economy, and improved health care and education.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums. (AP)

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums May Leave Term Early

It looks like the current mayor of Oakland may want to leave his job before his term ends. KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said that Ron Dellums’ wife has been talking with city officials about the possibility that her husband depart before January third.


Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums. (AP)

Oakland Mayor Dellums Cancels Final State Of The City Address

Mayor Ron Dellums announced Monday he won’t give his final “State of the City” address in person and will instead post it in written and video formats on the city’s website.

CBS San Francisco–11/15/2010

Oakland Mayor Will Not Seek Second Term

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) _ Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums has announced that he will not seek a second term in office.


No Deal, Oakland Cops Laid Off

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) Last minute negotiations broke down late Tuesday afternoon between Oakland city officials and the police officers union, paving the way for the layoff of 80 police officers.


Disappointment Over Mehserle Verdict Resounds

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Protestors and Oscar Grant’s family and friends aren’t the only ones who think the jury’s involuntary manslaughter conviction was the wrong one. Oakland officials are critical of the verdict too.


Mehserle Found Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter

LOS ANGELES (KCBS) A Los Angeles jury on Thursday afternoon found former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter with enhancement of a gun, which will carry a sentence of between five and […]