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.
Oakland Parents, Teachers Call On Mayor, District To Guarantee Internet Access For All StudentsA coalition of parents, community members and more than 340 teachers represented by the Oakland Education Association union called on Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to guarantee internet access to all students in the district.
$1.5M Raised To Support Oakland Students Impacted During Coronavirus PandemicMore than $1.5 million has been raised to support students and their families who have been affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor Schaaf Says Oakland Has Found Housing For 200 HomelessHundreds have been placed in hotels, but some critics say the effort to combat coronavirus among Oakland's homeless is not moving fast enough.
Oakland Forms Task Force To Address Racial Disparities Of Coronavirus PandemicOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and other regional leaders announced Friday that they've formed an emergency task force to address what they say are the racialized impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus and create state legislation to reduce health disparities for people of color.
Oakland Seeks To Expand 'Slow Streets' Program During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceOakland city officials are asking the community to provide feedback on its plans for expanding the "Oakland Slow Streets" program