May 21, 2018


​OPD will deploy additional officers during the two-week campaign on special traffic patrols specifically to stop and ticket both drivers and passengers for failing to use the vehicle’s safety belt restraints.

May 15, 2018

Expanding Political Participation Survey

Take a survey to weigh in on how we can change Oakland’s campaign process to a system where residents can more easily participate and leverage their individual power in campaigns for City elective office.

May 11, 2018

Moms, Grads & Dads Promotion Encourages Shopping Local to Find Unique Gifts, Grow Oakland Economy

The Moms, Grads and Dads promotion has been launched to encourage Oaklanders to shop at Oakland stores for unique gifts for Mother’s Day, graduates and Father’s Day. The promotion brings together a new online small business directory of Oakland retailers by Main Street Launch with Oakland Grown’s concierge service and motivates participation with a shopping selfie contest featuring a grand prize of airfare to Oakland, hotel, meals and more provided by the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Visit Oakland.

Apr 27, 2018

Oakland Fire Chief Announces Key Appointments to Executive Leadership Team

Today Oakland Fire Chief Darin White announced two key appointments whose expertise and experience will advance the Chief's efforts to further strengthen and build his executive leadership team: Toshia Shavies Marshall is the new Emergency Manager of the Fire Department's Office of Emergency Services, and William Weisgerber, Jr. is the Interim Fire Marshal.