Oakland Schools, Libraries, Senior and Rec Centers Close as Community Hunkers DownWith public schools now closed in Oakland, city officials announced that they are also temporarily closing all public library locations and recreation centers starting Monday.
Moms 4 Housing Group Reaches Deal For Purchase Of Oakland Home Where Homeless Squatters EvictedThe activist group which supported the occupation of a vacant home in Oakland by homeless mothers has reached an agreement with the property owner and the city of Oakland for the purchase of the property.
Trash-Talking Bay Area Cities Battle for Top Turnout on Coastal Cleanup DayThousands of Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose residents participated in the "Battle for the Bay," a friendly competition between the cities over which one could recruit the most volunteers to clean up trash Saturday.
City of Oakland Launches Ambitious $100 Million Street Paving EffortOakland mayor Libby Schaaf and other city officials launched an ambitious three-year, $100 million street repaving effort called "The Great Pave" on Thursday that focuses on local neighborhood streets and historically underserved neighborhoods.
Ethics Commission Recommends Oakland Mayor Pay Fine, Return Campaign ContributionsInvestigators for the Oakland Public Ethics Commission recommend that Mayor Schaaf forfeit $2,400 in contributions to the city's general fund and pay a $600 penalty.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Puts 2 NBA Finals Game 6 Tickets Up For Charity AuctionOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has taken two tickets to watch Thursday's NBA Finals Game 6 from the city of Oakland's suite at Oracle Arena and put them up for auction to raise money for the Alameda County Community Food Bank.
Oakland City Council Holds Long Hearing On Budget, But Postpones ActionThe Oakland City Council held a marathon special meeting on Monday night on the city's budget for the next two fiscal years, but didn't take any action on the subject.
Oakland Mayor Donates Game 4 NBA Finals Ticket For Charity AuctionWarriors fans looking to score a ticket to what could be the final Golden State Warriors game at Oracle Arena ever while supporting a good cause can bid on a seat donated to a charity by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.
Snag Could Derail Talks To Keep Raiders In Oakland Next YearNegotiations to keep the Raiders at the Oakland Coliseum hit an undisclosed snag Wednesday as the Coliseum Authority Board discussed a deal that could potentially have the team play the 2019 season at the stadium.
Oakland Coliseum Authority To Discuss Progress In Negotiations With RaidersA special meeting has been scheduled Wednesday for the Coliseum Authority board to discuss a potential Raiders lease in a closed session, according to reports.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf Takes Oath Of Office For Second Term
Oakland Nurse Deported During Immigration Crackdown Allowed to ReturnAn Oakland nurse who was deported last year during the Trump Administration's immigration crackdown will be allowed to return to the Bay Area after winning a ticket in a visa lottery.
Election Shake-Up Changes Look Of Oakland City CouncilReelected Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff will have a couple of months to prepare for the beginning of her second term with a very different city council.
Oakland City Councilwoman Alleges Political Opponents Behind LawsuitEmbattled Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks alleges that a lawsuit filed against her by a former aide earlier this week is a political attack driven by her political opponents.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Oakland To Lease Caltrans Land For Homeless CentersOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf thanked Gov. Jerry Brown Friday for signing a bill that allows her city to lease public land for future homeless centers.