Oakland barber Tyrone Burns is on a mission to rid the city of sagging pants.
The main challengers in two Oakland City Council races this year have no real differences with the incumbents, except for their relationships to Mayor Libby Schaaf. And the challengers in the other three contests are having difficulty gaining traction.
Readers may not like our sense of geography, but they love our dedication.
This year’s election could turn out to be the most expensive in city history—thanks to four high-profile ballot measures.
California laws shielding the identity of troublesome cops are among the nation’s strictest. That’s bad for all involved.
Oakland’s newly strengthened Public Ethics Commission now looks to be one of the toughest in the state. But it’s facing a big test this fall.
Although not perfect, the measure to create a strong civilian police commission in Oakland represents a significant step forward.
Oakland’s new housing impact fee plan hasn’t hurt housing development. It’s helped it.
He pays tribute to the heady days of Oakland nightlife, which were on par and perhaps even dwarfed the current renaissance in Uptown, in an awe-inspiring ashtray collection.
Key city council votes effectively take place in private because they occur late at night, after residents have gone home.