ONN – Esmeralda Cortez Rosales Joins Treva Reid, Ken Houston, Marshon Tatmon, Bishop Bob Jackson, and Tyrone Stevenson in the 2020 Oakland City Council District 7 Race.
As reported here before, Treva Reid, who’s father is the legendary Oakland City Councilmember and “Dean of the City Council” Larry Reid, is running against a new list of legendary Oaklanders: Ken Houston, Marshon Tatmon, Bishop Bob Jackson, and Tyrone Stevenson for 2020 Oakland City Council District 7.
Again, If you think “I’ve seen those names before,” it’s because Ken Houston has ran for Mayor of Oakland twice in 2014 and 2018, Marshon Tatmon ran against Houston and the incumbent Mayor Libby Schaaf last year, Bishop Bob Jackson is the Senior Pastor of Acts Full Gospel Church of God in Christ in East Oakland, and Tyrone Stevenson is East Oakland’s famous “Scraper Bike King”.
Rounding out this 2020 Oakland Elections News update, incumbent District One Oakland City Council Member Dan Kalb is running against political new-comer Stephanie Dominguez Walton. In Oakland City Council District Three, Jesse Alexander and Noel Pico are the new entrants in a race that now has the re-entry of incumbent Oakland City Councilmeber Lynette Gibson McElhaney, though Cat Brooks is expected to face-off against her and the others.
Meanwhile, Oakland City Council At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, who was running without opposition for re-election is expected to see a challenge from Oakland tax preparer Nancy Sidebotham.
Note from Oakland News Now Technical: this video-blog post shows the full and live operation of the latest updated version of an experimental Zennie62Media mobile media video-blogging system network that was launched June 2018. This is a major part of Zennie62Media’s new and innovative approach to the production of news media. The uploaded video is from a vlogger with the Zennie62 on YouTube Partner Channel, then uploaded to and formatted automatically at the Oakland News Now site and Zennie62-owned social media pages. The overall objective is smartphone-enabled, real-time, on the scene reporting of news, interviews, observations, and happenings anywhere in the World and within seconds and not hours. Now, news is reported with a smartphone: no heavy and expensive cameras or even a laptop are necessary. The secondary objective is faster, and very inexpensive media production and distribution. We have found there is a disconnect between post length and time to product and revenue generated. With this, the problem is far less, though by no means solved. Zennie62Media is constantly working to improve the system network coding and seeks interested content and media technology partners.
Zennie Abraham is the CEO of Zennie62Media