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2020 Election: Re-Elect Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney For District Three

Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney has served the residents of perhaps the most complicated Oakland City Council District in…

Mayor Schaaf Announces New Affordable Housing Pilot to Recruit, Retain Teachers in Oakland

Oakland – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, OUSD Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammel, and non-profit Community Development Finance announced an innovative new pilot…

Oakland City Council Wants California To Give Affordable Housing Entities Priority to Purchase Homes

The Oakland City Council calls for State Legislation to Give Affordable Housing Entities Priority to Purchase Residential Homes Up For…

Oakland Elections 2020 Oakland City Council D5 RCV Updated Results: Noel Gallo Wins Re-Election

Oakland, FAD – Good Friday to you. Again, and thanks to the County of Alameda’s Registrar of Voters, Zennie62Media has…

City of Oakland Granted $17M to Develop More Than 100 Units to House Unsheltered Residents

Oakland – The City of Oakland sent a press release to provide more background on the funds Eliane Brown secured…

Elaine Brown, Famed Oakland Black Panther, Gets $21 Million To House Formerly Incarcerated

Congratulations to Elaine Brown, the famed and legendary Oakland Black Panther, who is now CEO of the nonprofit Oakland &…

Ray Bobbitt, Bill Duffy, Robert Bobb, Alan Dones, Loop Capital: Black Developer Group Bidding $92 Million For Oakland Coliseum

Oakland News: A letter was passed to me moments ago that outlines the interest of the African American Sports &…

City of Oakland To Enact New Homeless Encampment Management Policy EMP Policy – by Derrick Soo

City of Oakland to enact new EMP Policy by Derrick Soo ONN – City of Oakland to enact new EMP…

Opinion: Re-Elect Ben Bartlett, Berkeley City Council Member District Three, A Champion For Residents

That Berkeley City Councilmember Ben Bartlett should face challengers in the 2020 Election is wild to me. When one considers…

Moms 4 Housing Now A Community & Land Trust-Owned Home – Oakland Councilmember Bas

Oakland District Two Councilmember Nikki Bas’ Digitized Newsletter Last week, I was so moved to see #MomsHouse on Magnolia Street…

Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember On Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Gets EB Stonewall Backing

Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember On Domestic Violence Awareness Month From YouTube Channel: October 10, 2020 at 03:39AM ONN – Ben…

Save Our Chinatowns: Oakland and San Francisco Still Need Our Help

The Pandemic has broken the very fabric of our economy and in Oakland and San Francisco its impact is acutely…

Oakland Forgot Economic Development And It Shows In The Very Condition Of The City

The Oakland that I knew is dead. It was a city that had over 100 job training programs and several…

Mayor Schaaf, Affordable Housing Partners, Open Estrella Vista Apartments On Emeryville Border

Oakland – Mayor Libby Schaaf and affordable housing partners will open a new apartment community on the Emeryville border that…

Oakland News Now Today Blog – SF Bay Area Topics Keywords Page

Oakland News Now Today Blog – SF Bay Area Topics Keywords Page OaklandNewsNow.com, Oakland News Now, Oakland-News-Now.com @OaklandNewsNow oaklandnewsblog.com is…

Oakland Awarded $20 Million For Permanently Affordable Housing

City of Oakland Awarded $20M in California State Homekey Funding Projects to provide 163 units of permanently affordable housing for…

City of Oakland Seeks Applicants for New Homeless Advisory Commission

City of Oakland Seeks Applicants for New Homeless Advisory Commission. 9-member board recommends strategies to remedy homelessness and advises on…

City of Oakland Gets $4.5M In CARES Act Money For Low-and-Moderate-Income Renters And Homeowners

City of Oakland Awarded $4.5M in CARES Act Funding to Support Low- and Moderate-Income Renters and Homeowners Affected by COVID-19…

Ed Reiskin Oakland City Administrator Email On Jacob Blake Protests Of August 28th

Ed Reiskin, The new Oakland City Administrator, sent this email to Oaklanders regarding the Jacob Blake Protests of August 28th…

Oakland City Council Special Council Meeting: Approval To Buy Clifton Hall For Affordable Housing

Oakland – Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan has been urging the City to take action to acquire available buildings,…

Port of Oakland Hybrid Electric Cranes Deliver Major Emissions Savings

Project part of Port’s Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan Oakland, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2020: The Port of…

As Raiders Open Las Vegas Allegiant Stadium, Oakland Preps A’s Billion-Dollar Subsidy Ballpark

In Las Vegas, the once-Oakland Raiders did everything it could do to make the unofficial soft-opening of the still-under construction…

Buffy Wicks: California Assemblymember Declares Strong Victory In Primary Election

OAKLAND –– Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D – Oakland) declared victory in the March 3, 2020 primary election Wednesday morning. With…

My Oakland PATH Program -What It Is, What PATH Does By Derrick Soo

My Oakland PATH Program. What it is, what PATH does by Derrick Soo ONN – PATH is Restorative Housing Program…

City of Oakland Receives Millions More For Affordable Housing Development Projects

City of Oakland Receives Over $20 Millions Affordable Housing Development Projects Oakland – After recently receiving nearly $90 million in…

Ben Bartlett, Berkeley Councilmember: California Blockchain Innovation Zone

Ben Bartlett, Berkeley Councilmember, wrote this on Medium on Dec 4, 2019. He called it a “Framework for an Intrastate…

City Of Oakland’s Mid-Cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million From Police Department

Oakland’s Mid-cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million from Police Budget, Invests Additional $50 million to Address Racial Disparities Community investments include…

Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett’s And Patrick Kennedy’s Micro Housing Idea Now Reality

In early 2017, Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett (among others) sounded the call for what are called “micro-homes”. The plan, the…

Toward A Self-Governance Model For Homeless Camps In Oakland – By Derrick Soo

Toward A Self-Governance Model For Homeless Camps In Oakland – By Derrick Soo ONN – Toward A Self-Governance Model For…

Oakland City Administrator Hires LaTonda Simmons And Jason Mitchell, Interim Assistant City Administrators

Congratulations to current Oakland City Clerk LaTonda Simmons, who’s professionalism and leadership is unmatched! Oakland City Administrator Appoints Interim Assistant…

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