Libby Schaaf

Tear gas used on a protestor in Oakland
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Holly Quan
June 19, 2020 - 9:54 am
Strict new rules are in store for Oakland police in their use of tear gas and rubber bullets.
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Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
Doug Sovern
June 17, 2020 - 12:36 pm
Oakland police are investigating after several nooses were found hanging from trees around Lake Merritt.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
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Matt Bigler
May 22, 2020 - 5:37 pm
There's a new aspect of Oakland's grand experiment in "slow streets.” The city is rolling out extra pedestrian safety measures around places determined to be essential services. This would include grocery stores, medical clinics and testing centers - all "essential places" that many residents are...
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Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
Rebecca Corral
May 01, 2020 - 2:12 pm
The mayor of Oakland wants every Oaklander to be counted and to know they count. The city is launching an ambitious project to reach 35,000 Oakland residents over the next few weeks to connect them with services and show them that City Hall and fellow residents care about them
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A cluster of sheds were built for people who are homeless by volunteers who undertook the charitable project in Oakland's Vantage Point Park without seeking official approval.
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Matt Bigler
March 09, 2020 - 3:02 pm
As homeless encampments grow and turn to illegal and dangerous sources of electricity, elected officials are confronted with the vexing question of how to respond. ​
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf at Firing of Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick
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Jeffrey Schaub
February 21, 2020 - 11:41 am
Anne Kirkpatrick is out as chief of the Oakland Police Department. The vote to dismiss her came from the Oakland Police Commission.
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Supporters of Moms 4 Housing showed up to block the looming eviction of a group of women and their children who have resided illegally in the Oakland house for weeks.
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Jeffrey Schaub
January 20, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf, announced on Monday that a deal has been reached to negotiate the sale of the vacant home on Magnolia Street, where several homeless mothers had been living without the permission of the Southern California firm that owns it.
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A homeless encampment near a Home Depot in Oakland on July 23, 2019.
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Holly Quan
January 14, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Governor Gavin Newsom is now suggesting that cities and counties solve homelessness in their areas, or face the consequences.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Jan. 8, 2020 models an electronic scooter that has been designed for people with disabilities.
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Matt Bigler
January 08, 2020 - 4:22 pm
E-scooters specifically designed for people with disabilities are now available in Oakland.
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Protestors from Moms 4 Housing interrupted a press conference on Jan. 7, 2020about state Sen. Scott Wiener's proposal to foster the construction of affordable housing near transit hubs.
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Margie Shafer
January 07, 2020 - 2:20 pm
State Sen. Scott Wiener is hoping the third time's a charm for SB-50, a bill that would require dense housing near transit and areas with jobs.
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