With close races, Oakland’s election night will likely bleed into morning

Look for extremely close toss-up races in Oakland's Districts 2, 4, and a nail biter in District 6 next Tuesday.

OAKLAND D4: Michelson abruptly suspends council campaign

With just over three weeks until Election Day, Oakland City Council District 4 candidate Charlie Michelson announced Sunday afternoon that he has suspended his campaign. The reason for his departure from the race, according to a message on Facebook, is a "deeply personal matter." "This was an incredibly hard decision to make, and I am … Continue reading OAKLAND D4: Michelson abruptly suspends council campaign

Second Oakland council race features slate of women seeking to defeat men backed by Schaaf

The voting bloc formed by District 4 candidates Pam Harris, Nayeli Maxson, and Sheng Thao is called the "Women's Leadership Slate."