In its first full session since July, the council discussed 911, security cameras, walking officers, and more. But nothing will happen quickly.
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The former chief says he feels “vindicated,” and the Police Commission may seek to reappoint him. Mayor Sheng Thao says she’s sticking to her decision to fire Armstrong.
An understaffed department missed out on potentially millions in state funds, raising questions about the city’s strategy for securing outside dollars.
City Auditor Courtney Ruby is leaving her job after 13 years. She says the city has changed in important ways.
The City Council’s Public Safety Committee approved an additional $3.3 million to pay for the department’s contracts with community-based organizations.
Fans of the Vietnamese restaurant quickly took to social media to lament the loss and tout their favorite dishes including garlic noodles and spicy wings.
The family of founder Dorothy Turner Everrett is in the middle of a year’s worth of celebrations and events commemorating the East Bay restaurant, including a museum exhibit running through Sept. 24.
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In recent weeks, safety concerns have forced OUSD schools to cancel instruction. Community members are pushing district officials to take action.
The Oakland Literacy Coalition is looking to support community groups serving preschool to high school-aged children.
Launched in 2019, the Eat.Learn.Play Foundation has refurbished half a dozen Oakland schoolyards this year.
Other events include: an ‘Animal Style’ exhibit at Creative Growth, Andrew Alden and Jenny Odell at Oakland Public Library, and house music at CryBaby.
After Canamore passed away in August, his beloved dogs were taken to Oakland Animal Services. The shelter is desperate to find them a new home.
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Oakland-based case manager Sabrina Fuentes draws on personal experience to assist people navigating homelessness and addiction.
Unofficial sensors in many places in Oakland registered AQIs above 100 Wednesday.
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