Jane Brunner's Got 'Brass' 

In her campaign for Oakland city attorney, the longtime councilwoman is criticizing Barbara Parker for doing what she has repeatedly done.

Last year, several Oakland councilmembers put forward a plan to make the city attorney an appointed position. It was clear at the time that the council intended to keep City Attorney Barbara Parker in her job. Parker has earned a reputation over…

full article »

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Latest in Seven Days

  • It's Time to Raise the State Gas Tax

    Plunging oil prices have even convinced some Republicans that raising gas taxes to pay for infrastructure and roadway repairs is a good idea.
    • Jan 21, 2015
  • Jerry Brown Channels His Inner Republican

    The governor's new budget proposal is being hailed by conservatives and criticized by liberals and some Democratic lawmakers.
    • Jan 14, 2015
  • Oakland Council Thumbs Its Nose At Voters

    The city council elected Lynette Gibson McElhaney to be its president despite her ethical transgressions and despite the fact that residents voted for tougher ethical standards in City Hall.
    • Jan 7, 2015
  • More »

Author Archives

  • It's Time to Raise the State Gas Tax

    Plunging oil prices have even convinced some Republicans that raising gas taxes to pay for infrastructure and roadway repairs is a good idea.
    • Jan 21, 2015
  • Jerry Brown Channels His Inner Republican

    The governor's new budget proposal is being hailed by conservatives and criticized by liberals and some Democratic lawmakers.
    • Jan 14, 2015
  • More»

Calendar

Submit an event

Most Popular Stories

  • Radically Sharing Temescal

    A group of artists, hackers, and other creative people have launched Omni Commons, a new community resource center in North Oakland that they hope will be an antidote to gentrification.
  • A New Era for Charter Schools?

    Private charter operators could soon take over five struggling schools in Oakland — and reap the benefits of a new parcel tax aimed at boosting public high schools.
  • Jerry Brown Channels His Inner Republican

    The governor's new budget proposal is being hailed by conservatives and criticized by liberals and some Democratic lawmakers.
  • Fatal System Error

    Private nonprofit hospitals, which benefit from huge tax breaks, fail to care for the East Bay's poorest residents — and now one public hospital is on the verge of collapse.
  • West Oakland Councilmember Involved in Another Questionable Real Estate Deal

    Public records show that Lynette Gibson McElhaney loaned money to her sister in an apparent house-flipping scheme in Oakland that also involved her nonprofit's business partner.

© 2015 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation