The City Council’s Rules and Legislation Committee has been granted the authority, announced this week by the City Attorney’s office, to decide which measures authored..
Dockless bikes are available in cities across the country. Councilmember-at-Large Rebecca Kaplan has co-authored an ordinance with Councilmembers Lynette Gibson McElhaney and Noel Gallo to..
Proposal offers a city-subsidized “incentive” for small landlords to displace tenants, says housing rights activist James Vann The Oakland City Council is scheduled Tuesday to decide on..
The Oakland Public Ethics Commission decided to hire an independent hearing officer to determine whether Councilmember Lynette McElhaney used her elected position to “interfere” with..
The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to urge District Attorney Nancy O’Malley to empanel a grand jury that would investigate the county’s probate..
Campaign finance statements of Oakland City Council candidates were officially released last week, revealing large unpaid expenses in at least one campaign and heavy contributions..