Yes. A charter amendment would surely eliminate the potential violation. But seriously who is the injured party that would be the plaintiff in the lawsuit? Satan? -Saied Karamooz, an Oakland mayoral candidate this fall, responding to a tweet calling for the city to enact a charter amendment to block City Hall's assertion that a citizens police commission enabling ordinance passed Tuesday by the City Council violates its charter.
#BBQ Becky. Oakland Parks & Rec Commission. Up next: Oakland City Council?
FPPC appeared compelled to issue a larger fine against Peggy Moore’s 2016 Oakland council campaign
Campaign filings this week show that Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan opened a committee to begin fundraising for a run at Oakland mayor. Two weeks later she dropped out. What happened?
Despite rancor toward Schaaf, Kaplan says the endorsement of her challenger is not payback.
For hours Thursday afternoon, Oakland and East Bay insiders debated whether Rebecca Kaplan was really running for mayor, but then there was a plot twist.
Citing a recent ruling by a federal judge that Trump blocking users from his Twitter feed is a violation of free speech, an ethics complaint asserts Desley Brooks is doing the same thing.
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A’s management announced an intention to build a new ballpark in the above area near Laney College in […]
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African Americans were pulled over by OPD 15,000 times last year, nearly 10,000 more than the next racial […]