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Oakland Mayor ‘Touched’ SF ICE Spox Resigned

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is reportedly “touched” that a San Francisco spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), James Schwab, quit this week after accusing President Donald Trump’s administration of misleading the public about the number of criminal illegal immigrants who may have avoided capture due to Schaaf’s alert.

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ICE Nets 232 in NorCal Raid as White House Blasts Oakland Mayor

Federal law enforcement officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have arrested 232 people since Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area after a sweep for illegal aliens. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is now reportedly investigating Democratic Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

FILE - In this May 13, 2016 file photo, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, left, speaks beside then-Oakland Chief of Police Sean Whent in Oakland, Calif. The teenage daughter of a police dispatcher at the center of a Northern California sexual misconduct scandal involving two dozen officers has filed suit against …

‘Angel Dad’ on Oakland Mayor: Justice Department Should ‘Drag Her Ass into Jail and Prosecute Her’ for Shielding Illegals from ICE

The Department of Justice should prosecute Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf with federal crimes for her shielding of illegal aliens with “sanctuary city” policies, said Don Rosenberg, president of Advocates for Victims of Illegal Alien Crimes (AVIAC), in a Monday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Oakland Mayor Urges Residents to Take in Homeless: ‘Give Up That Airbnb’

During her annual State of the City address on Thursday, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf called on her constituents to open their doors and residences to the city’s homeless, as union workers picketed against her for her administration’s handling of the city’s rampant housing problem.

Kill Nazis cake (AshleyShotwellCakes / Instagram)

Oakland Baker’s ‘Kill Nazis’ Cake Leads to Online Fight

An Oakland, California-based baker with a history of creating unconventional cakes and pastries has been hit with criticism on her Facebook page after she shared a video over Instagram of a birthday cake decorated with the phrase “Kill Nazis” frosted on it.

Oakland fire warehouse (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)

Ghost Ship ‘Master Tenant’ Arrested for Oakland Fire Deaths

On Monday, authorities arrested the “master tenant” and the creative director of the illegally-converted Oakland warehouse, known as the “Ghost Ship,” where a large fire took the lives of 36 people in December. The two were charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Climate Change March April 29 100 days (Brennan Linsley / Associated Press)

Climate Change Marches Held Across California, USA

Approximately 5,000 activists rallied in San Diego on Saturday as part of approximately 300 coordinated sister marches across the United States to call on the Trump administration to take action on climate change.

Oakland anti-Trump protest (Ben Margot / Associated Press)

Oakland Sets Up $300,000 Anti-Deportation Fund

Oakland, one of California’s many sanctuary cities, set up a $300,000 anti-deportation fund on Tuesday in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order last week that aims to cut off federal funds to “jurisdictions that willfully refuse to comply” with federal immigration enforcement.

Jerry Brown minimum wage $15 (Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty)

Surprise: Bay Area Restaurants Disappear After Minimum Wage Hike

Restaurants are rapidly going out of business in the Bay Area, after San Francisco passed a $15 minimum wage law in 2014 and the State of California followed suit in 2016. Yet the media are struggling to make the connection between high minimum wages and restaurant closures.

Oakland May Day riot (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Oakland Braces for Anti-Trump Inauguration Mob Violence

Oakland businesses are bracing for anti-Trump protests on inauguration weekend, fearing that left-wing activists are once again about to go on a violent rampage that will trash local businesses.

Black Church Oakland 1971 (Robert Klein / Associated Press)

Oakland’s Black Churches Struggle With Gentrification

The Bay Area’s creeping gentrification has made its way to places of worship and is now affecting Oakland’s black churches, a fixture and bedrock of the community there for nearly 75 years.