Oakland Mayor Hires Former San Mateo Police Chief As City's Interim ChiefOakland mayor Libby Schaaf has selected Susan Manheimer, former San Mateo police chief and longtime Bay Area police veteran, as the new chief of the Oakland Police Department, a city hall official confirmed to KPIX on Monday.
Oakland Mayor Calls For Obeying Shelter-In-Place Order, But Remaining CalmOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Monday called for city residents to comply with an order by health officials to shelter in place to deal with the coronavirus pandemic but also said they should remain calm.
Oakland Drops Lawsuit Against Alameda County Over Sale Of Coliseum To AthleticsOakland officials have dropped the city's lawsuit against Alameda County regarding the sale of the Oakland Coliseum to the Athletics, Mayor Libby Schaaf's office announced Wednesday.
MLB Commissioner Says Oakland Could Lose A's Unless City Drops Coliseum LawsuitMajor League Baseball's commissioner is warning the city of Oakland to either drop the lawsuit against the A's plans to redevelop the Coliseum site or risk losing the team altogether.
Warriors Fans, Oakland Mayor Show Off Pride, Rings Ahead Of Game 4Golden State Warriors fans lined up near Lake Merritt in Oakland Friday morning to show their Warriors pride ahead of Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors.
Activist Priest Calls on Oakland to Do More to Reduce CrimeFather Aidan McAleenan, pastor of St. Columba Church, a North Oakland Catholic church known for social activism, said the city could be doing more to expand its central crime-fighting strategy, Operation Ceasefire.
Oakland Homicide Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since 1999Oakland’s homicide rate is at its lowest level since 1999. The city’s end-of-year crime report shows that there were 68 homicides in Oakland in 2018.
Newsom Condemns Use Of Tear Gas On Border: 'We Will Not Stand For This'Gov.-Elect Gavin Newsom has condemned the use of tear gas by U.S. agents on migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego over the weekend.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf Holds Considerable Lead Over OpponentsAs of early Wednesday morning, Oakland's mayor Libby Schaaf wasn't claiming victory, but she held a considerable lead over her opponents.
Oakland Mayor Announces $9 Million Program To Prevent HomelessnessAs the region’s pricey housing market forces more residents to camp on city streets and huddle under freeways, Oakland Monday unveiled a $9 million initiative to help those on the verge of losing a roof over their heads.
Oakland Mayor To Discuss Equity In The City After Report Gives Low Score Oakland has a lot of room for improvement to bring equity to residents, according to a report that the mayor will discuss in a public forum this evening.
Mayors Pledge Support For Bridge Toll Hike On June BallotThe mayors of the three largest Bay Area cities on Monday announced their support for a regional measure that aims to help solve the Bay Area’s traffic woes by raising tolls by as much as $3 on the region’s seven bridges.
Oakland To House More Homeless With Tuff Shed Program ExpansionThe city of Oakland is expanding its Tuff Shed program for the homeless.
Mayor Schaaf Says Councilwoman Dubbed 'Trump of Oakland' Must GoOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf claims Councilmember Desley Brooks has "been nicknamed the Donald Trump of Oakland...has engaged in unethical and abusive behavior" and "infected the civility of the council chambers."
DOJ Seeks Information On Oakland's Sanctuary PolicyU.S. Department of Justice expresses concern that Oakland's sanctuary city policy may violate a federal law that bars local governments from preventing their employees from communicating with federal immigration agents.