Thursday, November 15, 2012

Oakland police strip search

  • Oakland Strip Search Cases: City Ordered To Pay $4.6 Million

    More than half of the payouts involved the police department. The most recent settlement came after two men successfully sued the city after they were strip-searched at a busy West Oakland intersection. In that case the city ended up paying $245,000 to ...

  • Strip Searches Cost Oakland $4.6 Million

    Oakland Police Department strip-search tactics may need an overhaul unless the department wants to end up in court again.

  • Port of Oakland director retires

    Port officials had initially been investigating Kwon, who had submitted receipts for a 2008 gathering at Treasures, an upscale strip club in Houston. A search of port financial records by KTVU-TV also found that Kwon had also expensed $476 in haircuts, ...

  • Omar Benjamin steps down as Port of Oakland director

    Benjamin and Maritime Director James Kwon were both put on administrative leave in mid-October as port officials investigated Kwon, who had submitted receipts for a 2008 gathering at a Houston strip club. A search of records by KTVU-TV found several ...

  • Oakland port spending: More muck ahead

    In addition to the Houston strip club trip that we told you about Monday, a records search by KTVU-TV found that Kwon expensed $476 in haircuts, $1,000 in wine, and bills from massage parlors, golf outings and a $350 pair of Ecco golf shoes.

  • Oakland port suspends official in strip club case

    Kwon and Benjamin were suspended after The Chronicle reported that Kwon had spent $4,500 in public money at Treasures, an upscale Houston strip club, during a convention in 2008. A search on port financial records by KTVU-TV also found that Kwon ...

  • Crime Log: Homeless Couple Arrested After Refusing to Leave McDonald's ...

    A 46-year-old Oakland woman evaded officers after stealing from TJ Maxx. Store security alerted police at about 8:45 ... Chemicals That Strip Gold Found in Parolee's Truck. A Brisbane man was arrested after ... illegal dumping of materials. When first ...

  • Expense Report Abuses: Strip Clubs, Haircuts And Other Egregious Abuses

    Those clients are now crying foul, The Wall Street Journal reported this week. But eye-popping expense reports are nothing new. This month, Port of Oakland officials suspended its maritime director, James Kwon, alleging that he four years ago filed a ...

  • Twitter Tuesday | Melly on Chiefs angst, K-State title hopes

    Oakland: ranked in the bottom five of most so-called power polls coming into Arrowhead, which has become something like a spa weekend for the Raiders where they come to refresh.

  • Innovation's the thing at East Bay Mini Maker Faire

    OAKLAND -- The third annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire set off like a rocket Sunday at the Park Day School and Studio One Art Center.

  • In search of security

    "Some of the running backs, even when they're not in, are holding footballs. Guys are walking around trying to strip the ball from you. It all goes down to being conscious ... Last week against Oakland, Cassel dropped a snap from center Ryan Lilja for ...

  • Yankees can't overreact to a third straight season without a World Series

    They'll want to look for more pitching to put behind CC Sabathia, a search that would have been made much easier had Michael Pineda not shredded his shoulder or if any of the team's top crop of minor-league pitchers had made a decent-sized jump in 2012 ...

  • 70 of 86 homicides Black lives

    1—Shateecha Roach, a 27-year-old Black female from Beltzhoover, was fatally shot while a patron inside Fever Night Club, in the Strip District, when a fight broke out and gun fire erupted. She was taken to UPMC Presbyterian ... MARCH 8—John F. Shick ...

  • Field of Dreamers

    Cream City native and Riverside High grad Lester J. Maitland, a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps, took off from Oakland, Calif.

  • Food Informants: A Week In The Life Of David Venable, QVC Host

    I'm enjoying the weather so much that I'm barbecuing tonight -- a strip steak with a sweet and sour marinade. I think I'll grill some fresh veggies on the side.

  • Hot Stove Show: Ben Cherington and Scott Boras

    Does the amount of money that you're able to clearing the in the Dodgers trade permit you greater latitude to pursue a multiyear deal -- might have been the case last year.

  • Oakland execs suspended

    Trouble over an alleged US $4,500 strip club expense going back to 2008 has resulted in the suspension of Oakland Port's executive director Omar Benjamin as well as maritime director James Kwon.

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