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Camel Menthol cigarettes at De Lauer’s Super News Stand in Oakland, California. The prohibition of sales of flavored tobacco products that will take effect in 2018 will impact this store.

Oakland council passes ban on flavored tobacco sales

In an unanimous decision, on Tuesday night the Oakland City Council voted to ban of sales of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, in Oakland.

Oakland Public Safety Committee discusses how to spend its $1 million gun tracing budget

Department officials believe that, with more personnel and better equipment, they will be able to streamline their workflow and stay on top of which guns need to be traced.

Oakland brings in federal agents to help get illegal guns off the streets

In an effort to get more illegal guns off the streets of Oakland, the city’s police department is now collaborating with the federal government. Oakland Police officers have been partnering with agents from the Bureau...