Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department would like to announce the arrest of three suspects who have been charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office in connection with an attempted robbery and homicide that occurred on October 23, 2015. more »
Oakland’s Measure FF, a voter-enacted ballot measure passed in November 2014, provides annual increases to Oakland’s Minimum Wage based on the local Consumer Price Index (CPI). Effective January 1, 2016, the rate rises 30¢, from $12.25 to $12.55. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a sexual assault that occurred on October 15, 2015.
On that date, at about 2:00 AM, a female victim reported that while she was walking in the 1200 block of 82nd Avenue, she was approached from behind by a stranger who pulled her to the ground. more »
Oakland, CA — Today, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced the launch of the Safe Housing Inspection Program, a proactive effort to address the regional affordability crisis impacting Oakland renters. more »
Mayor Libby Schaaf, Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed, Police Chief Sean Whent, East Bay Regional Parks District General Manager Robert Doyle, Ken Benson of the Oakland Firesafe Council and local community members gathered to commemorate the anniversary of the Oakland-Berkeley Hills Firestorm, an event that remains one of the worst fire disasters in our nation’s history. more »
The City of Oakland celebrates and embraces the many expressions of art, music, dance and community which bring depth, dynamism and vibrancy to this very special, multi-cultural city, and we recognize that houses of worship are an intrinsic and vital dimension of Oakland. We are committed to preserving our heritage and the vital legacy of creative expression in our beautiful city. more »
Recent media reports and conversations among residents have pointed out that some of the signs in our city parks are outdated. We apologize for any confusion these old signs may have caused. The City is currently in the process of removing and replacing outdated signs throughout our parks. more »