Oakland has formally launched its street mural program Paint the Town, which allows residents to paint murals on city streets.
San Francisco officials announced Tuesday that dispensaries could reopen.
Federal trial courts in the Northern District of California were ordered closed.
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 new city of Oakland-operated village of Tuff Sheds to temporarily house homeless people near Lake Merritt is expected to open this week, and shortly thereafter the city will begin enforcing a camping ban around the lake, city officials announced Tuesday.
The mayor of Richmond has written to Alameda County’s District Attorney asking her to drop charges against Najari Smith.
National, state and Bay Area leaders are paying tribute to former Congressman, Oakland Mayor and lobbyist Ron Dellums, who has died at the age of 82.
The lead plaintiff in the Riders police misconduct case in Oakland has been sentenced to two years in state prison.
The lawyer for Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena said for the first time Monday that he would consider a plea bargain.
Oakland city officials began a weeks-long project Tuesday to remove a homeless encampment that has grown for more than five years under Interstate Highway 980 in West Oakland.
The Oakland City Council has voted to approve the purchase and installation of new hydration stations at 110 public schools in the city to ensure that students have access to clean drinking water at school, city and school officials said.
The Oakland Marathon is underway in the city Sunday morning, and motorists should expect street closures and parking restrictions.
After seven days of striking, about 3,000 Oakland city employees will return to work Tuesday, union officials announced Monday.
Negotiators for the city of Oakland and the larger of two striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday.
A musician who was at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland’s Fruitvale district last year when a fire broke out that killed 36 people testified that a large inflatable projector blocked a passageway.
Workers say neither Mayor Libby Schaaf nor city administrators has reached out to them to resume negotiations.
A union that represents several thousand city of Oakland employees filed a lawsuit Tuesday that accuses city leaders of violating the city’s charter.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Administrator Sabrina Landreth announced Thursday that they have appointed interim Fire Chief Darin White to be the city’s new …
Oakland officials have teamed with the non-profit Hello Housing to transform 26 vacant properties into permanently affordable housing.
Oakland city officials said Thursday that they patched nearly 2,800 major potholes in the past three weeks.