'I'm Victor's Mama'; Tearful Oakland Councilwoman Remembers Her Slain SonTearful and heartbroken, Oakland City Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney meet with reporters Tuesday, remembering her beloved son who was murder over the weekend in Los Angeles.
City Officials, Friends Stunned By Murder Of Oakland Councilmember's SonThe shocking weekend murder of the son of an Oakland city councilwoman reverberated throughout City Hall Monday.
Oakland Councilwoman McElhaney's Son Fatally Shot During Failed RobberyThe son of an Oakland city councilmember was fatally shot during an attempted robbery near the University of Southern California, the university announced.
Oakland City Council President Denies WrongdoingThe president of the Oakland City Council denies she used the power of her office to block construction of a townhouse on a lot located next door to her West Oakland home.
Mortgage Restructuring Specialists Helping Underwater Oakland Residents This WeekendOakland city leaders are encouraging residents to take part in a free five-day event starting Thursday aimed at helping homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Oakland City Council Votes Not To Censure Desley Brooks Over Improper Hiring Allegations The Oakland City Council voted to not censure Councilwoman Desley Brooks Thursday night for allegedly interfering with the construction and operation of two city recreation centers in her district in East Oakland.
Oakland City Council Elects New President As New Members Take Office 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.