An Oakland City Council member’s plan to house up to 1,000 homeless people on a cruise ship in the bay could actually set sail. City Council president Rebecca Kaplan suggested the idea at a committee meeting last Thursday, and by Tuesday’s City Council meeting, a company had already expressed interest in providing its ships, she said.
Five-year-old Savian Hamilton loves to have fun, but he hasn't had much of it in the last two weeks.
Shortly before his first day of kindergarten, his parents noticed a cough. They took him to the pediatrician, then hospital, and rushed him to the emergency room.
OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Five Oakland police officers were given termination notices after a controversial 2018 officer-involved shooting that killed a homeless man. Now the officers are filing a civil lawsuit against the city and the Police Commission to get their jobs back.
The union that represents Oakland police officers issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the Oakland Police Commission’s recommendation that five officers involved in the fatal shooting last year of a homeless man with mental issues be fired.