City Auditor Says Oakland Fire Department Slow to Reform After Ghost ShipA new report found that the Oakland Fire Department made limited progress on recommended reforms nearly four years after the Ghost Ship fire killed 36 people at a warehouse in Oakland.
Former OPD Chief Sues Oakland, Alleges Retaliation for Reporting CorruptionFormer Oakland police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that she was fired in February in retaliation for exposing corruption and abuse of power by the city's Police Commission. 
Joshua Pawlik Shooting: Report Criticizes Oakland Mayor Schaaf, Former OPD Chief KirkpatrickA newly-released report criticizes Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and former police chief Anne Kirkpatrick over the fatal police shooting of Joshua Pawlik.
Mayor Schaaf Casts Deciding 'No' Vote On Police Defunding, Breaking Oakland Council Late Night DeadlockIn a late night vote Tuesday, the Oakland City Council were deadlocked on whether to slash millions from the police budget with Mayor Libby Schaaf casting the deciding vote, hours after vandals sent her a message loud and clear.
Mayor Schaaf Casts Deciding 'No' Vote On Police Defunding, Breaking Oakland Council Late Night DeadlockIn a late night vote Tuesday, the Oakland City Council were deadlocked on whether to slash millions from the police budget with Mayor Libby Schaaf casting the deciding vote, hours after vandals sent her a message loud and clear.
Mayor Schaaf Launching Universal Basic Income Pilot Program To Help Low-Income Oakland ResidentsLow-income Oakland residents may be getting some much-needed cash every month to help make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic.
Oakland Police Investigating Effigy Found Hanging By Lake Merritt As Hate CrimePolice in Oakland confirmed on Thursday afternoon that they are investigating an effigy found hanging from a tree near Lake Merritt with an American flag as a hate crime.
Hate Crime Investigation Opened After Ropes, One With Noose, Found In Trees At Oakland's Lake MerrittFive ropes with nooses that were found in trees around Oakland's Lake Merritt have been taken down and will be investigated as hate crimes, according to Oakland police and Mayor Libby Schaaf.
George Floyd Protest: Thousands March To Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Neighborhood Demanding Defunding PoliceThousands marched through the streets of Oakland Wednesday night, hoping to ask Mayor Libby Schaaf directly to defund the police department.
Oakland Officials Decry Violent George Floyd Protest, Promise Beefed-up ResponseCity leaders on Saturday condemned violent protests overnight that left downtown Oakland in tatters, with more than 70 businesses vandalized, looted or both.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland Bans Vending, Food Trucks In City Parks Through May 31Officials in Oakland announced Thursday that the city would restrict vending in parks -- including food trucks -- through the end of May to encourage physical distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.