Oakland Local



Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Oakland $10.20 Minimum Wage Ordinance Held in Committee

An Oakland City Council ordinance that would enact a citywide minimum wage of $10.20 was held in committee Tuesday while staff continues to study the issue. Meanwhile, a potential local initiative for the November ballot to raise the minimum wage to $12.25 per hour continues to gain steam. The proposed ordinance was introduced by Councilmember

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Will competing foreclosure resolutions faceoff at next Oakland Council Meeting? (Analysis)

A pair of largely ceremonial Oakland City Council resolutions, both lauding Richmond for its efforts in helping owners of underwater mortgages in that city, is heading on a collision course next week. On Tuesday, the Oakland Community...

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Outside firm’s report on Building Services will not be completed until September

The findings of an outside investigators look into Oakland’s troubled Building Services division won’t be available until the Fall. According to a report from Building Services to City Council, the final report from Management Partners is not...