Compton Fires Its City Manager
Brittany M. 07/13/2023 - 7:38 AM
Compton City Manager Thomas Thomas was fired on Tuesday, following a closed session of the City Council. He had held the position for just over a year.
Judge Rules Oakland Officers Were Fired Improperly
Four Oakland officers who were fired after fatally shooting a man in 2018 must be reinstated with back pay, a judge has ruled.Brittany M. 04/19/2022 - 5:35 AM
Court Rebukes Cops Who Ignored Active Robbery to Play Pokémon GO
Gotta catch 'em all. Just not during a robbery.Brittany M. 01/16/2022 - 7:28 AM
Political Earthquake Strikes Carson City Hall
In the span of 48 hours, the city lost a brand new city clerk, placed its city manager on leave, and fired an HR director accused of embezzling from a nonprofit.Brittany M. 12/16/2021 - 7:17 AM
Manhattan Beach Fire Chief Dismissed Over Comments
Brittany M. 06/23/2020 - 8:29 AM
The chief of the Manhattan Beach Fire Department has been terminated after using an “inappropriate” phrase repeatedly during a meeting of regional public safety officials.
Richmond Ousts City Manager
Brittany M. 07/24/2019 - 8:47 PM
Richmond City Manager Carlos Martinez has been let go after less than a year, the East Bay Times reports.
Santa Ana Grapples With Costly Wave of Departures
Brittany M. 01/21/2019 - 7:34 AM
In the span of just two months, the City of Santa Ana has parted ways with its city manager, deputy city manager, city clerk, and a top city manager’s aide. The city manager’s departure alone will cost $400,000.
Redlands City Manager Fired
The Council gave no formal reason for Martinez’s termination, but he is accused of repeatedly harassing former human resources manager Amy Hagan.Brittany M. 11/14/2018 - 5:09 PM