Richmond Mayor Tom Butt and a developer want a large-scale development at the former Navy site, while opponents push for open space and low density.
Trish Spencer’s intrusions into city operations, including one incident involving a police officer who arrested her husband, appear to violate Alameda’s charter.
A battle is brewing over whether cutting down trees will increase California's water supply.
A retired medical laboratory CEO in Rossmoor, a San Francisco real estate developer with a plane, and a San Leandro father and electrician are behind The Donald.
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.