Skip to content


on April 11, 2010

Hello, Oakland.

In the East Bay, the bad economy is ushering in a new wave of police recruits–college educated and career-shifting folks who don’t have the backing of specific agencies.

East Bay cities are encouraging their citizens to respond to the census because of fears that a lower head count would mean the area could lose “economic and political clout.

Good luck staying out of the rain.

Oakland North welcomes comments from our readers, but we ask users to keep all discussion civil and on-topic. Comments post automatically without review from our staff, but we reserve the right to delete material that is libelous, a personal attack, or spam. We request that commenters consistently use the same login name. Comments from the same user posted under multiple aliases may be deleted. Oakland North assumes no liability for comments posted to the site and no endorsement is implied; commenters are solely responsible for their own content.

Photo by Basil D Soufi
Oakland North

Oakland North is an online news service produced by students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and covering Oakland, California. Our goals are to improve local coverage, innovate with digital media, and listen to you–about the issues that concern you and the reporting you’d like to see in your community. Please send news tips to:

Latest Posts

Scroll To Top