East Bay leaders hold forum on police accountability

East Bay elected officials held a town hall meeting to discuss police accountability Wednesday night, giving community members the opportunity to voice concerns about the disconnect many feel exists between law enforcement officials and minority communities.
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County leaders met to discuss a plan to shift responsibility for funding some services to local governments.

Forum covers proposed shift of state services to local control

Several Alameda County officials met and hosted a forum at The Way Christian Center in Berkeley on Friday to discuss Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to shift responsibility for certain state services to local governments. Programs including mental health services, child and foster care and criminal justice have been proposed to
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