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Morning Splash: Paper Says Police in Jones Shooting Won’t Be Charged; 2 Concord Schools to Close

February 9, 2011 | 7:52 am

Morning Splash: Paper Says Police in Jones Shooting Won’t Be Charged; 2 Concord Schools to Close

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Sources: Oakland police officers involved in November shooting of unarmed father won’t be charged (Oakland Tribune) The two officers who last November shot and killed Derrick Jones, a father and barbershop owner, will not be charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s office, sources said Tuesday. Late Tuesday, a spokeswoman from the district attorney’s office […]

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Police Chief Batts to Remain in Oakland

February 4, 2011 | 9:14 am

Police Chief Batts to Remain in Oakland

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The Oakland Police Department sent out a press release today announcing Chief Anthony Batts is staying on. On February 4, 2011, after engaging in numerous conversations with the Mayor and other City Officials, Chief Batts announced he will remain Chief of Police in the City of Oakland. “I want to thank the Mayor, City Administrator, […]

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Morning Splash: Batts’ San Jose Possibility Shocks Oakland, Berkeley to Offer Sex Change Benefit

January 18, 2011 | 7:42 am

Morning Splash: Batts’ San Jose Possibility Shocks Oakland, Berkeley to Offer Sex Change Benefit

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News that Batts may leave Oakland shocks city, community leaders (Oakland Tribune) News of police Chief Anthony Batts’ possible departure to San Jose shocked city leaders and forced Mayor Jean Quan to create a contingency plan in case the department loses him suddenly. Batts, just over a year into a three-year contract with Oakland, has […]

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January 17, 2011 | 3:19 pm

Oakland Mayor Quan, Councilmember Reid React to News Chief Batts May Bolt for San Jose

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Boy, first San Jose tries to make off with Oakland’s baseball team, now they’re going after the city’s police chief. KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm reports that Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts received a standing ovation as the keynote speaker at the 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Rally in Oakland Monday. But how many […]

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Morning Splash: PG&E Spiked Pressure on Gas Lines, Batts May Leave Oakland for San Jose

January 17, 2011 | 7:50 am

Morning Splash: PG&E Spiked Pressure on Gas Lines, Batts May Leave Oakland for San Jose

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PG&E spiked 11 lines to legal limits since 2003 (SF Chronicle) Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has been temporarily spiking pressure on major gas transmission lines since 2003, pushing levels to the legal limits on 10 lines in addition to the San Bruno pipeline that exploded less than two years after the last such surge, […]

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