Oakland To Spend $5.8 Million To Fill Vacant Police Officer PositionsOakland's mayor unveiled a plan Friday to reduce violence across the city by spending more money to fill vacant police officer positions.
Oakland Offers Rent Subidy To Help Reduce Homelessness, GentrificationAimed at reducing gentrification and homelessness and improving equity, Oakland has embarked on a pilot program that pays a portion of a resident's rent for 18 months, city officials announced Tuesday.
UPDATE: A's Still At Bat In Oakland; Alameda County Supes Vote To Help Finance New Ball ParkAlameda County supervisors voted to help finance the Howard Terminal Project. In a 4-to-1 vote, they approved a non-binding resolution to contribute future tax revenue to help the team pay for parks, affordable housing and other infrastructure.
Oakland Officials: 9 OPD Officers Disciplined After Investigation into Racist, Sexist Social Media PostsOakland city officials on Friday released a statement regarding a recent investigation into inappropriate use of social media by OPD officers that started last January, noting that a total of nine officers were disciplined as a result.
Oakland To Provide $500 A Month In Guaranteed Income To 600 BIPOC FamiliesSix hundred Oakland families will be part of one of the largest basic income pilot programs in the nation, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced Tuesday.
UPDATE: Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of ChildrenPolice in Oakland on Friday identified the suspect and victim in a fatal shooting that happened in front of the victim's children and dozens of other kids during a youth football practice earlier this week.
Oakland Unveils Environmental Impact Report On A's Howard Terminal Stadium ProjectThe City of Oakland moved plans for a waterfront ballpark for the Oakland A's a step further Friday by publishing a draft environmental impact report and setting a public comment period.
'Hopeful and Inspiring;' California, Bay Area Leaders Hail Biden/Harris InaugurationHope and celebration were expressed by state and Bay Area elected leaders following the inauguration of now U.S. President Joseph Biden and Oakland native Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday.
Homeless Families To Be Sheltered At Oakland's Clifton Hall Through Project HomekeyA miracle on Broadway is ready to receive formerly unsheltered Oakland residents later this month, city officials said Wednesday.
'Not Trying To Be Punitive;' Oakland Mayor Schaaf Focusing COVID Curfew Enforcement On BusinessesOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said residents and businesses should heed California's stay-at-home order but downplayed concerns about individual enforcement, saying authorities will be mainly focusing on establishments violating the order.
Oakland Mayor, Police Boost 'Operation Ceasefire' to Curb Crime WaveMuch has been said about defunding police but, Friday night with Oakland facing a crime wave, residents made a plea for people to settle disputes with words not weapons.
COVID-19 Test Site Opens in Oakland’s Chinatown With Services in 12 LanguagesA multicultural community COVID-19 testing site offering services in a dozen Asian languages, including Chinese, Tagalog and Mongolian, conducted its first tests in Oakland's Chinatown on Tuesday.
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.