Alameda County Board of Supervisors To Take Key Vote On Oakland A's Waterfront BallparkThe East Bay future of Major League Baseball's Oakland A's hangs in the balance Tuesday as the Alameda County Board of Supervisors were preparing to take a key vote on the proposed waterfront ballpark at the Howard Terminal.
Oakland A's Future May Be Decided At Upcoming Alameda County Supervisors MeetingThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors will signal support one way or the other for a new ballpark for the Oakland A's at the waterfront Howard Terminal site this coming Tuesday.
Oakland Expands Program to Recruit, Retain Teachers of ColorCity, state, and community leaders on Wednesday announced the expansion of a pilot program aimed at recruiting and retaining specialized teachers of color in Oakland schools via help with housing.
Oakland Officials, First Responders Gather for 9/11 MemorialOakland firefighters, police and city officials gathered Friday morning under the gaze of a large American flag to remember those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks that occurred 20 years ago Saturday.
Alicia Garza On Progress Of Social Change, Police Funding In Bay AreaAlicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, on the progress of social change since George Floyd was killed.
Oakland Police Investigating Vandalism Attack On Mayor Libby Schaaf's HomePolice in Oakland are investigating the early Tuesday morning vandalism of Mayor Libby Schaaf's home that included splatters of red paint and sidewalk graffiti that appeared to be messages related to the Black Lives Matter movement.
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.