By Darin T. Wesley In Oakland, most electeds claim to play nice. But with whom? At whose expense? As rents skyrocket and affordable housing becomes a..
Aaron Goodwin (left) and Councilwoman Desley Brooks. Photo by Brandon Aninipot. On December 23rd Desley Brooks and Aaron Goodwin celebrated their 10th Annual Christmas Party..
D’wayne Wiggins, Too Short, Mistah FAB in partnership with Oakland City Councilmember Desley Brooks and Oscar Edwards are hosting an evening of music to benefit..
Major overhauls were made to Oakland’s groundbreaking cannabis Equity Permit Program on Tuesday as council members voted to approve recommended changes introduced by the Department..
Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Abel Guillén may have violated City Council procedures last week when they tried to take a cannabis resolution that died in..
Public Safety Committee officials on Tuesday deadlocked on a proposal by council members Desley Brooks, Noel Gallo and Larry Reid that would require all pot..
City Council will be voting next week on updating Oakland’s local cannabis Equity Permit Program in such a way that would generate millions of dollars..