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Head of Colorado Department of Public Safety resigning – Denver Post

Head of Colorado Department of Public Safety resigningDenver PostDavis was special agent in charge of the FBI’s Denver division prior to joining the department and was responsible for all investigative, intelligence and administrative operations for the FBI in Colorado and Wyoming. In Denver, he directed the …Colorado’s Public Safety Chief Resigns all 4 news articles […]

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Drug Lord’s Arrest Shifts Focus to ‘El Mayo’ – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIsmael Zambada, right, is seen in a 1993 photo released by Mexico’s Federal Secretary of Public Safety. Associated Press. MEXICO CITY—The capture of Mexico’s most-wanted drug-cartel boss puts Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, an alleged partner in the …Philippines raid reveals Mexican drug cartel presence in AsiaCNNMexico’s cartels: Behind the drug warCBC.caUS considers seeking […]

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City Council to Consider Adopting Budget and Amendments Tonight

Tonight, beginning sometime after 6:30pm, the Oakland City Council is expected to adopt the fiscal year 2013-2015 budget (item #9).  The importance of the budget can hardly be understated: this document will control the City’s expenditures over the next two years.  The budget is where the Council is called upon to put its money where […]

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Oakland’s City Council Must Adopt The Bratton – Wasserman OPD Proposal

A Make Oakland Better Blog Entry Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee will vote on whether to forward to Council a proposal to add $250,000 to the City’s public safety consulting contract with Strategic Policy Partnership.  This is the Robert Wasserman, Chief William Bratton proposal that we discussed here.  We strongly […]

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Sean Sullivan For Oakland City Council: Why I’m Running. What I’ll Do For District 3

I have been running for Oakland City Council since May 23, 2011 when I had my first house party in Adams Point. I’m running for Oakland City Councilmember because I believe in the promise and possibility of Oakland. I’m running for City Council to give the residents of District 3 the leadership we need—and the […]

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s Disastrous 100-Blocks Press Conference – Full Video

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan returned from a trip to Brazil and in general a number of travel obligations that kept her out of Oakland far more than she was in it over the last five months, and to a swarm of controversy about her 100-blocks initiative that, on Wednesday June 27th at 2 PM, degenerated […]

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Pat Kernighan: Occupy Oakland Targets Oakland Councilmember

Pat Kernighan, the Oakland District Two Councilmember who has, in this blogger’s view, ably served the people of her area for three terms. However, and even with that, Councilmember Kernighan is the target of Occupy Oakland, and in a way that seems to threaten her physically, as you can tell by the poster here announcing […]

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Oakland News: Occupy Oakland Still There, Public Safety Meetup Sunday

A lot of Oakland News to share on Saturday, so let’s get to it before you go out to the Grand Lake Farmers Market. Occupy Oakland / Occupy Wall Street Defying the City of Oakland’s order, as of this writing, Occupy Oakland / Occupy Wall Street is still squatting at Frank Ogawa Plaza, or what […]