Apr 19, 2018, 7:00:00 AM
Tenants in a Fruitvale area apartment building have complained that they had no heat, no working smoke detectors, bedbug and cockroach infestations, faulty electrical wiring and other habitability problems, including a fire in July 2016 that caused extensive damage to several units.
Mar 15, 2018, 7:00:00 AM
The Oakland City Attorney' Office and the national nonprofit Public Rights Project have announced a partnership to increase City legal resources for civil rights, economic justice and environmental litigation to protect the rights of all Oaklanders.
Sep 20, 2017, 7:00:00 AM
Companies knew for decades that their products caused climate change and posed “catastrophic” risk, but lied to consumers and continued to make enormous profits.
Barbara J. Parker is the elected City Attorney of Oakland, CA. She is the recipient of the 2015 Public Lawyer of the Year award from the State Bar of California.
In July 2011, the Oakland City Council appointed Parker to complete the term of the prior City Attorney, and in November 2012, Oakland voters overwhelmingly elected her to serve her first full four-year term.
Voters elected Parker to a second four-year term in November 2016. She ran unopposed.
Parker is the first and only African American woman elected to citywide office in Oakland.
Read her full bio.
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