East Oakland Homeless Encampment To Get ReprieveThe mayor of Oakland will give residents of a massive homeless camp in East Oakland a two-week reprieve after outcry from homeless advocates over plans to demolish the encampment this week.
Oakland Commission Recommends $1,000 Fine Against Schaaf For Campaign ViolationThe Oakland Public Ethics Commission recommended at its meeting Monday night that Mayor Libby Schaaf be fined $1,000 for violating contribution limits during her campaign to be re-elected in 2018.
Report: Oakland Is Home To Over Half Of Alameda County's Rising Homeless PopulationThe numbers are in: 8,022 people in Alameda County are homeless and more than half of them live in Oakland.
West Oakland Neighbors Shocked By City-Sanctioned Homeless CampA "sanctioned" homeless encampment in Oakland--with unsheltered people pitching their tents in a permitted place with basic amenities--is creating controversy.
Oakland Work Crews Stage 3-Week Pothole Repair BlitzCity crews in Oakland are working to tackle a massive backlog of pothole repairs.
Gov. Newsom Announces Homelessness Task Force In Oakland VisitGov. Gavin Newsom came to Oakland on Tuesday to announce the creation of a task force to help address California's homelessness crisis.
Gov. Newsom Outlines Fire Break Projects Where Cities, Wildlands MeetThe spectre of another destructive fire season in California and the Bay Area brought Gov. Gavin Newsom to the East Bay Tuesday to promote his fire prevention plan.
Supervisors Approve Talks To Sell Alameda County's Coliseum Share To A'sThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to begin formal negotiations on a proposed deal in which the Oakland A's baseball team would buy the county's half ownership of the Coliseum complex for $85 million.
Oakland Mayor's Pothole Repair Plan Prioritizes Underserved NeighborhoodsThe City of Oakland finally has $100 million to start paving its potholes, but residents are split on how to divvy it all up.
'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.
Kaiser Permanente Commits $5.2 Million To Tackle Homelessness In OaklandKaiser Permanente leaders on Tuesday announced three major initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes by creating stable housing for homeless people in Oakland and across the country.
Schaaf 'Grateful And Humble' After Winning ReelectionOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said Wednesday that she’s “grateful and humbled” that she was re-elected to a second term in Tuesday’s election with 56 percent of the vote, despite facing nine challengers.
Oakland Mayor Absent At Community Forum As Opponents Aim For Her SeatOakland mayor Libby Schaaf was absent at a community questioning in East Oakland, where candidates running for her seat laid out their visions for the city.
Mayor Orders Oakland Police Not To Ask Job Applicants About Sexual AssaultOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says she has ordered an end to a police department's policy that forced job applicants to give it access to confidential records, including those that would disclose if they had been sexually assaulted.