Reporters from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism ventured out over the past week to catch a glimpse of Oaklanders in their workplaces.
The acoustics are perfect in Frank Ogawa Plaza, the site of City Hall, on a Sunday. The clang of pots and pans resonate in a corner where a table is set up with turkey, gravy, and other Thanksgiving fixings covered with foil to keep it warm. “On the last Sunday of every month we like to put on a little feed and feed some of the folks in the community when they’re running out of money,” said Ed, a retiree…
On Tuesday, Alameda County became the first county in California to implement new regulations on controversial spying devices used by police.
The unanimously approved draft policy will govern the use of data collected by thermal-imaging technology on the Oakland Police Department’s helicopter.