Residents of the SRO fear the new owner wants to squeeze them out and replace them with techies and hipster tourists.
Sources in the department said multiple Oakland police officers have carefully scrubbed and even deleted their online profiles to avoid scrutiny.
City has no rules on preserving number of single-room-occupancy rooms as investors eye micro-apartments and beer gardens.
Some argue that the current strategy for a community choice energy system fails to adequately prioritize local energy generation — and the well-paying jobs that come with it.
"Either the industry is going to evolve around it, or we're going to find out it's a clusterfuck in a year."
Last week the Berkeley council placed a second minimum wage initiative on November ballot, but many feel the move is designed to sabotage a more ambitious, community-driven effort.
Activists fear that the city’s preferred expert consultant will minimize the health and safety impacts of coal shipments.
After nearly a year, the identity of the Oakland police officer who shot Demouria Hogg was revealed in report clearing her of criminal charges.
The race for state Senate District 9 pits liberal against liberal.
A politically-connected attorney for a hotel company that violated Oakland's minimum wage law is pressuring the city to withdraw its investigation.
Despite efforts to bring public oversight to the acquisition and use of surveillance technologies, OPD secretly used a social media mapping technology.
Affordable housing landlords rely on credit ratings to screen applicants, a procedure that many say does more harm than good.
Environmentalist and industry skeptics are asking the city's half-billion dollar pension fund to drop $19 million in oil and gas investments.
Both East Bay cities are ending their long-standing prohibitions on medical pot and embracing the fast growing industry.
Emeryville retail workers are campaigning for new rules that would change how businesses schedule employee shifts.
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