Quan Says CHP To Expand Patrols In OaklandTwo days after Oakland’s contract with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office ended, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Monday that the California Highway Patrol has agreed to extend and expand its patrols in her city.
Warriors Fans In Oakland Celebrate Team’s Journey To NBA PlayoffsA rally was held at the Oakland City Center on Thursday as a sendoff to the Golden State Warriors, as they begin their run in the NBA Playoffs against the Denver Nuggets.
Oakland Police Say Homicides, Gang-Related Shootings Down Compared To 2012The murder rate in Oakland is down and so are gang-related shootings so far this year, according to police.
Oakland Police Graduates Its First Academy Class Since 2008In a major step to improve low staffing levels, on Friday the Oakland Police Department graduated its first academy since 2008.
Phil Matier: A Mayoral Tale Of Two Cities While low approval ratings plague Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, it doesn't appear she'll be going anywhere. Meanwhile, San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee is leading his city in a period of rapid expansion.
New Oakland Police Compliance Director Welcomed By Mayor, CriticOakland Mayor Jean Quan and civil rights attorney John Burris on Tuesday both welcomed the appointment of police expert Thomas Frazier to oversee long-overdue court-ordered reforms of the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland Mayor's Newsletter Includes Promotion For Lock-Picking ClassOakland Mayor Jean Quan surprised residents with a recent newsletter, including a promotion for a class on how to pick locks.
Oakland Mayor’s Neighbors Fed Up With Crime, Seek Private GuardThe crime problem facing Oakland has crept into Mayor Jean Quan’s own backyard. Neighbors told KPIX 5 they are frustrated and plan to hire a private guard to improve security.
Toll Authority Committee Approves $5.6M For New Bay Bridge Celebration$5.6 million was approved to be spent on the new Bay Bridge celebration to be held over Labor Day Weekend, but now final approval goes before the full MTC board.
Oakland Begins Process Of Issuing Municipal ID, Debit CardsOakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday hailed her city’s first step in issuing municipal identification cards as an important step in “fighting for more equity and justice in our country and having a more perfect union.”
CHP Agrees To Help Oakland Police For At Least Another MonthThe California Highway Patrol has agreed to extend its assistance to the understaffed Oakland Police Department for at least another 30 days, but the question of who will pay the bill hasn’t been settled.
Oakland Mayor Quan Travels To DC, Seeks Federal Aid To Fight CrimeOakland Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday that she’s trying to get more federal help in fighting her city’s crime problem while she’s in Washington, D.C., to attend a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting and the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Oakland Officials Blame Woman’s Murder For Setting Off Violent Crime WarAuthorities in Oakland held a news conference Monday to discuss the alarming wave of shootings in the city over the weekend that killed four and wounded 11 more.
Workers At Oakland Port, Airport Returning After 1-Day StrikeOfficials say custodial and maintenance workers at Oakland International Airport and one of the nation’s busiest seaports are set to end their pickets and return to work late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
Oakland Police Department Tries To Avoid Federal TakeoverA federal judge has ordered city officials to negotiate with two lawyers who want the embattled Oakland Police Department to become the first in the nation to be taken over by the federal government.