Oakland city councilwoman Desley Brooks is seeking monetary damages from the Oakland City Attorney’s Office over its defense of a lawsuit brought by former Black Panther Elaine Brown, who said Brooks assaulted her.
A judge has approved a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed on behalf of tenants of a single room occupancy hotel in Oakland’s Chinatown district.
The U.S. Department of Justice has sent a letter to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf seeking information about her city’s sanctuary policy.
Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker said Tuesday that she and Centro Legal de la Raza have filed suit against a landlord who they allege attempted to illegally increase his tenant’s rent by pretending he had moved into the downstairs unit of a duplex.
A union that represents several thousand city of Oakland employees filed a lawsuit Tuesday that accuses city leaders of violating the city’s charter.
Former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown has filed a claim against the City of Oakland alleging she was assaulted by Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks.
A federal judge has ordered Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker to turn over documents to a court-appointed official.