Raiders, Mayor Defend Lynch's Anthem Protest After Trump Twitter AttackMarshawn Lynch came under Twitter attack from President Trump when he sat during the national anthem in Mexico Sunday. Now, he is getting support from his fellow Raiders and Oakland's mayor for his decision.
Oakland Plan To Divert Soda Tax To Fill Budget Shortfall Has Residents UpsetMayor Schaaf says Oakland is facing a $32 million budget shortfall and wants to fill the gap by diverting $6 million of soda tax.
Oakland Slow With Help For Broadway Auto Row Dealerships Damaged During Violent May Day ProtestsIt’s been over a week since the violent May Day protests in Oakland and Broadway’s Auto Row is still in a sorry state.
Oakland Mayor Urges Local Firms To Mentor Youth By Creating Year-Long InternshipsMayor Schaaf wants to place at least 2,000 students in internships this summer and she asked employers to think about offering internships all year long.
Oakland A's Owner Lew Wolff Says Move To San Jose 'Not Worth A Nasty Battle'Oakland A’s owner Lew Wolff said a possible move to San Jose is “not worth a nasty battle” over territorial rights with the San Francisco Giants, and is hopeful the city’s new mayor can help them get a new stadium built in Oakland.
East Bay Manufacturers Want You To Look For The Label 'Made In Oakland'You've heard the saying, 'look for the union label.' Now, there's a group of manufacturers and city leaders in the East Bay who hope to boost the local economy by putting 'Made in Oakland' on all their products.
Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Moving Forward With $1.7B Stadium To Share In SoCalThe Oakland Raiders Thursday night announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if both NFL teams fail to find new stadium solutions in their hometowns.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf: MLK Day Protests Outside Her Home Were 'Legitimate'A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.
#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Interrupt National Anthem, Pledge Of Allegiance During Oakland Mayor’s InaugurationSome of Libby Schaaf’s most vocal critics gave her an earful even before she was sworn in at her inauguration ceremony Monday night.
Quan Concedes Oakland Mayor’s Race; Schaaf Celebrates In Fire-Breathing Snail CarIn what may be a nod to her Burning Man constituents, the woman who appears to be Oakland's mayor-elect rode off from a victory speech Wednesday in a metallic, fire-spraying snail vehicle.
Schaaf Leads In Oakland Mayoral Race But It’s Not Hella-Time To CelebrateCouncilwoman Libby Schaaf’s supporters were excited, but by no means was she declaring victory Tuesday night. With only 25% of the vote counted, she led the race with 25% of the vote.
Oakland Mayor Quan Officially Announces Her Bid For ReelectionIn a packed auditorium, family at her side Oakland Mayor Jean Quan officially announced she wants to run Oakland again.