Oakland Courthouse Vandalism Damage Totals $200K; Mayor Schaaf Scolds Agitators At ProtestOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf chastised people who attended a protest over the weekend for vandalizing a police station and attempting to set the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse on fire.
Oakland Police Investigating Vandalism Attack On Mayor Libby Schaaf's HomePolice in Oakland are investigating the early Tuesday morning vandalism of Mayor Libby Schaaf's home that included splatters of red paint and sidewalk graffiti that appeared to be messages related to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Newsom, Schaaf, OPD Reject Trump's Call To Send Federal Law Enforcement To OaklandCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Oakland Police Department on Monday both rejected a call by President Trump to possibly send Department of Homeland Security officers to the East Bay city.
Oakland Mayor, Deputy Chief Laud Peaceful Protesters, Vow To Maintain Stance Against Looting, ViolenceOakland city officials on Tuesday gave an update to the civil unrest that followed a peaceful student march and rally Monday that swelled to 15,000 community members.
Oakland Cracks Down on Large Gatherings at Lake MerrittOakland has banned food trucks and street parking around Lake Merritt after seeing large crowds there on previous weekends.
Oakland City Council Votes To Advance Discussions Of Ballot Measure To Strenghten Police CommissionThe Oakland City Council began the process this week of placing a ballot measure on the November ballot that, if approved, would bolster the independence of the commission that conducts oversight on the Oakland Police Department.
Coronavirus Update: Infection Statistics Provide Sense Of Urgency As Free, Walk-Up Testing Opens In OaklandA free, walk-up COVID-19 testing center opened in Oakland this week, another step to get more people in vulnerable communities tested.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland Launches 'Operation HomeBase' To Provide Trailers For Homeless, Medically-VulnerableOakland has launched a program to provide trailers and services for homeless and medically vulnerable people so they can pre-emptively isolate to avoid contracting the coronavirus.
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.