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Our Backyard: Libby Schaaf's Management of Oakland Police in Question

As the mayor replaces interim department head, her management of the Oakland Police Department has been tarnished.
June 15, 2016

Wednesday’s Daily Briefing: Experts Say OPD Engaged in Sex Trafficking; Delta Smelt Nearly Extinct

Plus, prosecutors get the Stanford rape case judge removed from another sexual assault trial.
June 15, 2016

Tuesday’s Daily Briefing: 3rd Apt. Tower Proposed for Oakland; Brock Turner Juror Criticizes Judge

Plus, California's cap-and-trade program is in serious trouble.
June 14, 2016

Our Backyard: Libby Schaaf Should Apologize

It’s now clear that the mayor lied to the citizens of Oakland about Police Chief Sean Whent’s departure.
June 13, 2016

Monday’s Daily Briefing: Thousands in SF Mourn LGBT Massacre; Council to Consider Civilian Oversight of OPD

And, the OPD sexual misconduct scandal widens.
June 13, 2016

Our Backyard: Why Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent's Departure Had to be a Firing

And why Mayor Libby Schaaf must have agreed to it.
June 10, 2016

Friday’s Daily Briefing: Oakland Police Chief Is Out; Alameda Teachers Agree to Tentative Contract

Plus, Berkeley Council bans the rental of backyard cottages through Airbnb.
June 10, 2016

Oakland Food Startup Back to the Roots Scores $10 Million in Funding

Founded in 2009 by two young Cal grads, Back to the Roots has hit the venture-capital jackpot.
June 9, 2016

Wednesday’s Daily Briefing: It’s Clinton vs. Trump; Skinner and Swanson to Face Off in November

Plus, Nate Miley wins reelection, and Measure AA and Prop. 50 pass.
June 8, 2016

Tuesday’s Daily Briefing: AP’s Clinton Call to Hurt Turnout; Alameda Teachers Say 2.3% Raise Too Low

Plus, Californians slashed water usage in April, and the state Supreme Court green-lights Gov. Brown's prison reform measure.
June 7, 2016