Oakland Activists Launch Recall Campaign Against Mayor Libby SchaafCiting a litany of grievances, including a sex misconduct scandal involving Oakland Police, a group of activists announced their intention Monday to circulate a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf.
VW To Pay Owners Up To $7K In Wake Of $10B Diesel Emissions ScandalVolkswagen will pay owners of its polluting diesel cars up to seven thousand dollars and agree to fund a grant program to offset air pollution.
Activists Call For Divestment From Corrupt Oakland Police Department
Oakland Appoints New Top Cop, AgainThe Oakland Police Department may still lack a proper chief, but on Monday a new ranking officer was placed in charge of day-to-day operations of the embattled force.
Oakland's Top Cop 'Very Concerned' Over Underage Sex InvestigationOakland’s acting police chief on Monday weighed in on the sex scandal that has rocked the department he now heads.
3rd Oakland Cop Placed On Leave In Underage Sex InvestigationA third officer with the Oakland Police Department has been placed on administrative leave as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct involving officers and an underage girl.
SFPD Officer Charged With Felonies For Overtime FraudAnother San Francisco police officer was arrested Monday and has been charged with five felonies for overtime fraud, police said.
San Francisco Judge Orders Volkswagen To Come Up With Fix For Half Million Diesel Cars Within A MonthA federal judge in San Francisco has ordered Volkswagen to come up with a fix for nearly 600,000 diesel cars that are out of compliance with clean air laws within a month.
Denials Swirl Amid Charges Of Tennis Match-Fixing, Corruption, BribesTennis authorities have denied suppressing evidence of match-fixing or overlooking suspected cases amid charges of widespread corruption at the top level of the sport.
Volkswagen CEO: Details Of Fix For Emissions-Rigging Software By Month's EndVolkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company will have technical details on fixing cars fitted with emissions-rigging software to German regulators by month's end, and most will not need major work.
EPA: Volkswagen Cheated A 2nd Time On Emissions Tests On VWs, Porsches, AudisVolkswagen cheated a second time on emissions tests, programming about 10,000 cars with larger diesel engines to emit fewer pollutants during tests than in real-world driving.
Lawsuit Demands Refunds For Owners Of Volkswagen Emissions-Cheating DieselsThere is a push to get full refunds for Volkswagen diesel owners in the wake of the emissions-test rigging scandal.