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Officer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)OAKLAND, California — After years of cycling through police chief after police chief, Oakland officials have begun a national search for a leader who will bring much-needed stability and imaginative reforms to the city’s battered department, Mayor …Oakland Has ‘Plum Job’ for ‘Reform-Minded...

Oakland: Motorcyclist killed in collision with vanEast Bay TimesOAKLAND — A 49-year-old motorcyclist was killed Monday evening when he collided with a van pulling out of a parking area in the Oakland hills, police said Tuesday. The name of the man killed, an Oakland resident, was not released pending notification … and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

NBC Bay AreaTwo elderly men were beaten and a Cadillac was heisted from an Oakland Hills residence early Tuesday during a home invasion, police said. Law enforcement officials responded to the residence at 4730 Sequoyah Road to find an 89-year-old man and … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Oakland Has ‘Plum Job’ for ‘Reform-Minded Leader,’ as OPD Seeks New ChiefKQEDA couple of months after a rapid succession of police chiefs amid allegations of sexual exploitation involving several city police officers, Mayor Libby Schaaf officially announced the city’s search for a new permanent chief Tuesday. ‘I remain very … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

KRON4.comOAKLAND (KRON) — Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has announced that the city is formally launching a national search to find a new police chief. This past spring, a far-reaching sex scandal, as first reported on KRON4, resulted in three Oakland police …Oakland Mayor Launches Campaign to Find New Police ChiefNBC Bay AreaOakland outlines plans to hire...

Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Sands NFL Stadium Proposal Pure Insanity – Walter Spargo By Walter Spargo, Raiders blogger at Cover32 Merriam-Webster defines a scam simply as “a dishonest way to make money by deceiving people.” That is exactly what is going on in Las Vegas. The evidence is overwhelming: just do an Internet search for publicly funded stadiums. You can go through at least seven pages of articles, studies and reports, which overwhelmingly say that stadiums are a bad investment for taxpayers, and that they never deliver...

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf endorses Laurie Capitelli in Berkeley mayoral raceDaily CalifornianAlbany mayor Peter Maass as well as Berkeley mayor Tom Bates cited their personal experience working with Capitelli on various boards and councils since he joined the City Council in 2004. Councilmember Jesse Arreguin, a mayoral candidate who is … …read more From:: Oakland City Council News From Google News ...

San Leandro: Oakland man killed after crashing into middle schoolThe Mercury NewsSAN LEANDRO — An Oakland man died after smashing his car into the Bancroft Middle School Gym early Sunday, police said. Additionally, two passengers were injured in the crash, which happened around 2:35 a.m. Sunday. Police believe alcohol may … and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Wade’s cousin’s death part of uptick in Chicago gun violenceMiami HeraldBut experts say it isn’t enough to suggest a trend, noting numbers are down elsewhere, such as Oakland, California, and Miami. — … Chicago police and Mayor Rahm Emanuel frequently point to gang violence and the easy availability of guns. The city … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

Patch.comVALLEJO, CA — Seven people were arrested Friday in Vallejo on suspicion of soliciting prostitution or loitering with the intent to solicit prostitution, police said today. The sting involving the Police Department’s crime reduction team and … …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News ...

Oakland: Man seriously injured in shootingEast Bay TimesOAKLAND — A man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his stomach and upper legs Friday night, police said. He was shot about 5 p.m. in the 9600 block of Olive Street, said Oakland police Officer John O’Reilly. The victim was taken to the hospital … and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

MLB Trade Rumors… Francisco Chronicle’s Matier & Ross recently provided a look at the latest on the search for a new site, with quiet majority owner John Fisher said to be looking closely at a spot in Oakland’s Howard Terminal that is the preferred spot of mayor … …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

California governor signs bill banning coal-export fundingThe San Luis Obispo TribuneBrown, a former mayor of Oakland, is friends with the developer, Phil Tagami. In a letter to lawmakers, Brown said the state and local governments should seek to reduce and ultimately eliminate coal shipments through all California ports. “I believe … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

Oakland police seeking hit-and-run driverThe Mercury NewsPolice and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the Toyota driver. Anyone with information may call police at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572. Check back for updates. and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Oakland: Person severely injured in crashThe Mercury NewsOAKLAND — A person was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a solo-vehicle collision Thursday night, police said. The crash happened around 9:35 p.m. in the area of 34th Street and San Pablo Avenue, according to Oakland police. Police … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

KSBW The Central CoastAdvertisement. Guap told The Associated Press that she informed internal affairs investigators months ago that she had sex with three Oakland police officers and a Contra Costa County deputy before her 18th birthday. In all, Guap said she has had sex …Activists Asking If Police Will Be Charged in Sex ScandalABC News all 2 news articles ...

California firm considers Midway for distribution center, 262 jobsLexington Herald LeaderA California company plans to pick Midway as the site for a new distribution and storage center that would create 262 jobs. Lakeshore Learning Materials is considering a 40-acre … “They came down and met us at Holly Hill Inn and met the mayor … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

After Legal Defeat, US Mayors Vow to Continue Municipal Broadband FightMotherboardThe letter, which was organized by Next Century Cities, a nonprofit group that advocates for community broadband efforts, was signed by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, and dozens of other local leaders … and more …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

Politico“California bill limiting asset seizures by police headed to Jerry Brown,” by SacBee’s Alexei Koseff: “The state Senate on Wednesday was poised to unanimously approve Senate Bill 443, a long-in-the-works measure from Sen. …. and Ross in SFChronicle … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

Crescent City School Notes for Aug. 24, 2016The AdvocateThey were able to meet students, teachers and moderators from other schools, and share what students do at Rummel. While in California, the students had an opportunity to visit San Francisco, including Alcatraz, and attend an Oakland Athletics baseball … and more …read more From:: Oakland City Council News From Google News ...

East Bay Express“We tend to find it a bit boring,” he said of the problem — which is why hardly anyone complains when funds aren’t spent on fixes. But, when those roads crumble, bridges collapse, and dams crack … Here in the East Bay, it’s no secret that Oakland’s … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google...

Oakland housing market heats upKTVU San FranciscoOakland has crime, an embattled police department involved in a sex worker scandal and is the site of frequent social protests, but people are fighting to live in the East Bay city, according to emerging trends. “There are bidding wars going on … …read more From:: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

Commentary: Government must stop unscrupulous solar firmsEast Bay Times… this technology, I strongly urge regulators and our elected representatives to be more proactive in eliminating the bad actors who negatively impact the future growth of the solar industry. Ron Dellums served as mayor of Oakland and represented … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

Is Redevelopment Quietly About to Grow in California?Lexology (registration)There’s a fascinating article by Debra Saunders in the San Francisco Gate, Eminent domain means your home can be their castle, which walks through the history of redevelopment in Oakland — starting back when Governor Brown was mayor. The history … …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

The Mercury NewsOAKLAND — Police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot dead Monday night in East Oakland. A shooting was reported around 5:19 p.m. in the 2700 block of 35th Avenue, said Oakland police Officer G. Plasencia. The victim died at the hospital.Man fatally shot in Oakland this eveningSFGateMan fatally shot in East OaklandKRON4.com all...

Report: Oakland police stop African American residents at rate higher than other racial groupsThe Mercury NewsEberhardt’s report did not find explicit bias by officers, but noted that blacks were more likely than whites to be handcuffed during a stop, even when no arrests were made. In June, Mayor Libby Schaaf praised the collaboration between the police … and more …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

Police Investigate Attempted RobberyPatch.comBERKELEY, CA — University of California at Berkeley police are investigating an attempted robbery at a parking garage at the UC Berkeley Extension-Golden Bear Center building on Sunday afternoon. The female victim had met the male suspect on the … and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News ...