Oakland filed a complaint in United States District Court today in an attempt to stop the feds from shutting down the state's largest medical marijuana dispensary.
The feds are trying to seize the building along the Embarcadero where the Harborside Health Center is located. The pot club was operat ... More >>
Oakland isn't letting San Francisco fight for medical marijuana alone. The East Bay city announced it would join other California cities in the pivotal fight to defend the rights of local governments and their ability to regulate pot clubs. Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker, on behalf of the City ... More >>
It seems that Oakland City Hall might have given Occupy Oakland a new reason to protest. The Council's public safety committee is mulling an ordinance that, if passed, would ban protesters from carrying shields during any and all demonstrations. The ordinance, backed by City Attorney Barbara Parker ... More >>
For those downtown business-owners miffed about the destruction of their storefronts during Occupy protests, well, here's their chance for sweet revenge. Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker and City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan are asking members of the public to snitch on nefarious protesters by tu ... More >>
Oakland city officials are demanding that the vandals who treated Oakland like a "playground" during Occupy protests pay up for the damage they caused. The city is suing Chloe Watlington, 25, and Paul Woods, 25, who were arrested at about 9 p.m. on Jan. 28 after they were busted spray-painting publi ... More >>