City Attorney Barbara J. Parker shares updates and insights on the legal landscape in Oakland, California, and the nation on a quarterly basis.
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December 2023 Newsletter
Looking Back on More Than Twelve Years of Serving as Oakland’s City Attorney; Recent Legal Highlights; City Attorney Team Spotlight: Executive Assistant Jamie Smith
August 2023 Newsletter
Civil Protection of the People of Oakland Ordinance; Divesting Public Pension Funds from Fossil Fuel Investments; Advocating for Oaklanders: People of the State of California and City of Oakland v. One Rose of Unity, LLC; and Administrative Hearing Officer’s Decision imposing more than $200,000 in penalties against Suprema Meat Co. for failure to abate public nuisances; OCA Spotlight: Meet Chief Operations Officer Dara Wiseman
May 2023 Newsletter
Highlights from our affirmative litigation team; Oakland’s COVID-19 eviction moratorium protects tenants’ housing; State approves Oakland’s Housing Element; OCA Spotlight: Meet Chief Assistant City Attorney Maria Bee.
March 2022 Newsletter
March: Parcel Tax for Youth Education Programs Upheld; Settlement Protects Elderly and Disabled Tenants; Speaking Out Against Effort to Destroy DACA Program; Recycling Settlement Benefits Taxpayers