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Oakland Accuses Waste Management Of Dirty Tricks In Campaign To Overturn New Garbage Contract

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – After Waste Management lost a $1 billion contract to pick up Oakland’s garbage, the company is trying to put a ballot measure on the November ballot to overturn the city’s decision. 367 more words


KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Residents Say Not Enough Officers But Oppose Higher Parcel Taxes For Police

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — While more than three quarters of Oakland residents said there is not enough police, they are also wary about raising parcel taxes to pay for more officers, according to a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll released Wednesday. 315 more words


Former KPIX Anchor Dana King Running For Oakland City Council Seat

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Former KPIX-5 news anchor Dana King, who left the station in 2012, has taken out papers to run in November for an open seat on the Oakland City Council. 174 more words


Oakland City Council Elects New President As New Members Take Office

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — There was a changing of the guard at the Oakland City Council Monday with three new members being sworn in and Councilwoman Pat Kernighan being elected as the council’s new president. 263 more words


Oakland's San Antonio District Takes On Crime Spike

OAKLAND (KCBS)—Oakland residents in a neighborhood, not known for criminal activity, came together to for a workshop Wednesday night to discuss a recent surge is crime… 284 more words


The Tool Kit

By Daniel Borgström | Dissident Voice | June 29th, 2012

An angry crowd, beating drums and waving pitchforks, clubs, and hammers, marches up the street, heading for the house of a local politician.

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Civil Liberties

No Vote On Occupy Oakland Weapons Ban After Meeting Disrupted

OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — Occupy Oakland protesters disrupted a meeting Tuesday where city leaders were considering a law banning the use of homemade weapons by demonstrators. 110 more words