OPD lets a little sun shine in

In response to its poor grade (“F–”) during a recent statewide audit, the Oakland Police Department has changed how they will handle queries from citizens requesting public police records.

Beware the slate mailer

Oakland’s Public Ethics Commission found that a slate mailer by Voter Information Guide violated the City’s False Endorsement Act by suggesting that Democratic organizations opposed Measure O.

Barbara Newcombe lives on Haddon Hill, is a member of the League of Women Voters of Oakland, and is a former member of the Oakland Public Ethics Commission.

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