Malia Vella promises to be a formidable force in this year’s city council campaign.
Oakland’s new housing impact fee plan hasn’t hurt housing development. It’s helped it.
In Alameda, you can block new housing development if you’re friends with the mayor or a city councilmember. And that’s unfair.
Key city council votes effectively take place in private because they occur late at night, after residents have gone home.
One or more measures that would establish stronger oversight of the Oakland Police Department may be headed for the November ballot.
During the last few years, homicides and gun violence have decreased as the police department has solved an increasing number of violent crimes. The secret? Ceasefire.
The crisis communications guru loves a good fight. Fortunately for Warriors fans, his latest battle involves keeping the team from moving to San Francisco.
Also, we support Measure AA and Proposition 50, and we oppose Richmond measures N and O.
Public records show that Brown has financial ties to a company that could profit greatly from shipping coal through Oakland.
Bryan Parker challenges the incumbent who is running on his track record—one Parker finds lacking.