Tag Archives: Rockridge

City Council approves Rockridge Safeway expansion, ties vote on Lake Merritt Dog Park

The Rockridge Safeway expansion, and inclusion of a dog park in Lake Merritt, are two highly-contested issues that were taken on by the City Council Tuesday night, when three of the longest-standing councilmembers cast their...

Dr. Comics store welcomes novices and serious buffs alike

Michael Pandolfo’s childhood comic store was dark, dingy, and intimidating. He remembers the shop was full of the condescending comic book fans he calls “rules lawyers”—comic book experts who show disdain for non-experts. It wasn’t...

Council delays final vote on Safeway expansion deal, OKs controversial tree removal

Final approval of the highly contentious College Avenue Safeway expansion plan that has roiled the North Oakland community since the Pleasanton-based company first announced plans to expand in 2007 was delayed at Tuesday night’s special...
Amy Lemley, the only woman among seven candidates competing for the District 1 seat, lists safety, the economy and education as some of her campaign’s top priorities. The Oakland Police Officers Association and the Chamber of Commerce are some of Lemley's endorsers.

Amy Lemley cites public safety, youth issues as her campaign’s top priorities

Amy Lemley, the only woman among seven candidates competing for the District 1 seat, lists safety, the economy and education as some of her campaign’s top priorities. The Oakland Police Officers Association and the Chamber...

Lawyer Craig Brandt’s city council campaign: more police, paid for by a parcel tax

Craig Brandt, running a low-key but determined campaign for the city council seat, has pledged to take no donations from unions or businesses involved with the city of Oakland. One of a series profiling all...