The Case for Censure 

Although there's ample evidence that Oakland councilmembers violated the law, it may be up to the rest of the council to do anything about it.

Over the past year or so, three investigations have essentially concluded that Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks repeatedly violated city law. The first investigation was by San Francisco Chronicle reporter Demian Bulwa, who uncovered strong evidence that Brooks had run afoul of…

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