Kalb Begins Task Of Giving Oakland Watchdog Group Some Teeth

Councilmember Kalb's public ethicsgroup began work this week.OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL//ETHICS | Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb took a moment Monday to speak for the entire council. “There’s a sense out there in the community that residents have lost trust in city government,” the first-term council member said during an informal public ethics work shop this week. … Continue reading Kalb Begins Task Of Giving Oakland Watchdog Group Some Teeth

Oakland Public Ethics Commission Laments Lack Of Power, Jurisdiction

Current members of the Oakland PublicEthics Commission.OAKLAND//ETHICS COMMISSION | The Oakland Public Ethics Commission is having a major identity crisis. After years of being part of Oakland’s backwater of appointed boards and commissions and without any tangible power, a scathing Alameda County civil grand jury report has breathed new life into what should be the city government's ethical … Continue reading Oakland Public Ethics Commission Laments Lack Of Power, Jurisdiction

Oakland Public Ethics Commission Waits On Addressing Auditor’s Report

OAKLAND//RUBY REPORT | The Oakland Public Ethics Commission decided Tuesday to not make any formal recommendations regarding the city auditor’s scathing report alleging two city councilmembers, Desley Brooks and Larry Reed, were responsible for breaking numerous non-interferences laws on multiple city projects. The ethics commission said they found the report to be alarming but that … Continue reading Oakland Public Ethics Commission Waits On Addressing Auditor’s Report