Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New Video Images Released Before DEIR Report

Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New Video Images Released Before DEIR Report From YouTube Channel: February 26, 2021 at 02:14PM ONN – Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New … Read More

Howard Terminal Draft Environmental Impact Report Released By City Of Oakland, A’s – PMSA’s Mike Jacob Attacks

The Howard Terminal Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) is out of its cage and here at this link! The City of Oakland and The Oakland Athletics released the Draft Environmental … Read More

Howard Terminal Oakland Athletics Ballpark Community CBA Update: Draft EIR Friday, Transit Concerns Shared

Howard Terminal Ballpark update with the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Report, here. The last OaklandNewNow.com blog post update on the process toward building a new ballpark for the … Read More

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Should Focus On Affordable Housing Needs, Not Victory Laps During Pandemic

The Office of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf just sent an email that is a kind of victory lap for the production of affordable housing in Oakland. What’s bothersome about the … Read More

Ben Bartlett Says Let’s Talk Reopening Berkeley Schools: Town Hall Thursday, 2/18/21

On Thursday, February 18th, 2021, 7:00 PM PST, the office of Berkeley City Councilman Ben Bartlett will be holding a ZOOM Virtual Town Hall with School Board Director Laura Babitt … Read More

YouTuber: Oakland Street Trash & Homelessness Continue To Grow In 2021

Oakland Street Trash & Homelessness continue to grow in 2021 From YouTube Channel: February 11, 2021 at 04:47AM ONN – YouTuber: Oakland Street Trash & Homelessness Continue To Grow In … Read More

Damon Connolly Interview On 2021 Goals, Objectives As Marin County District One Supervisor

Marin County District One Supervisor Damon Connolly Q and A on 2021 Goals and Priorities starting with question on COVID. Vaccine. Economic Recovery Thank you Zennie for having me on … Read More

President Biden Executive Order To Eliminate Private Prison Use For Criminal Detention

Executive Order on Reforming Our Incarceration System to Eliminate the Use of Privately Operated Criminal Detention Facilities REFORMING OUR INCARCERATION SYSTEM TO ELIMINATE THE USE OF PRIVATELY OPERATED CRIMINAL DETENTION … Read More

Berkeley City Councilmember Rigel Robinson Speaks to LWVBAE Interns

Berkeley City Councilmember Rigel Robinson Speaks to LWVBAE Interns From YouTube Channel: December 8, 2020 at 02:14AM ONN – Berkeley City Councilmember Rigel Robinson Speaks to LWVBAE Interns League of … Read More

City of Oakland Corruption At Building Department With “Bribes” Paid by Slumlords by Derrick Soo

City of Oakland Corruption at Building Department with “Bribes” paid by Slumlords by Derrick Soo ONN – City of Oakland Corruption at Building Department with “Bribes” paid by Slumlords by … Read More

John Arthur Jones III Blasts Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Forgot Oakland City Council Exists

John Arthur Jones III Blasts Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Forgot Oakland City Council Exists From YouTube Channel: December 19, 2020 at 02:13PM ONN – John Arthur Jones III Blasts Oakland … Read More

City of Oakland Opens Clifton Hall In Rockridge To Unsheltered Seniors, Begins Moving in Families

Oakland – The City of Oakland is now the official proud owner of Clifton Hall Dormitory in the amenity rich, transit-friendly Rockridge neighborhood. The 63-unit, unoccupied building will provide deeply … Read More

Don Perata Interview – 2010 Oakland Mayor’s Race Interview With The Man Who Almost Won

Don Perata Interview – 2010 Oakland Mayor’s Race Interview With The Man Who Almost Won But for rank-choice voting, Don Perata, and not Jean Quan, would have been our Mayor … Read More

Oakland City Council Should Exempt New Affordable Housing From Natural Gas Ban

Oakland City Council Should Exempt New Affordable Housing From Natural Gas Ban From YouTube Channel: December 12, 2020 at 01:28PM ONN – Oakland City Council Should Exempt New Affordable Housing … Read More

Oakland Natural Gas Ban Done Without Economic Impact Analysis, Needs Affordable Housing Exception

Oakland Natural Gas Ban Done Without Economic Impact Analysis, Needs Affordable Housing Exception ONN – Oakland Natural Gas Ban Done Without Economic Impact Analysis, Needs Affordable Housing Exception – vlog … Read More

Oakland Passes Natural Gas Ban, Dan Kalb Celebrates With Downtown Luxury High Rise Atlas Apartments Pict

Oakland Passes Natural Gas Ban, Dan Kalb Celebrates With Downtown Luxury High Rise Atlas Apartments Pict The Oakland City Council just passed a ban on the use of natural gas … Read More

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 program that will provide affordable housing options for teachers and … Read More

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 Tax Auction The Oakland City Council (unanimously) passed a resolution, … Read More

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 a table for each rank-choice-voting election in the races for … Read More

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 for her housing project. Oakland reports that as part of … Read More

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 & the World Enterprises, successfully gained $21 Million in Homekey program … Read More

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 Policy by Derrick Soo City of Oakland City Council APPROVED … Read More

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 the many accomplishments Bartlett has done for Berkeley, and what … Read More

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 finally become community-owned as permanently affordable, transitional housing for unsheltered … Read More

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 Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember On Domestic Violence Awareness Month During Domestic … Read More

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 & Entertainment Group in purchasing the Oakland Coliseum site for $92 … Read More

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 our city very well. Understand that while District Three is … Read More

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 serves mainly working families, seniors, veterans, people with special needs … Read More

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 homeless and those vulnerable to homelessness Oakland –– Yesterday, the … Read More

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 low interest loan and grant programs for businesses. It was … Read More

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 priorities for Vacant Parcel Tax funds for homeless services Oakland, … Read More

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 Oakland –– The City of Oakland was awarded $4,532,841 in … Read More

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 Dear Oakland Community, The City of Oakland is aware of … Read More

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, such as SROs, hotels, and dormitories, to help house the … Read More

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 Oakland’s largest marine terminal said today it has cut diesel … Read More

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 Allegiant Stadium a special event. And why not? Allegiant Stadium … Read More

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 for all Oakland residents. I explain the benefits of my … Read More

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 awards for affordable housing developments, the City of Oakland is … Read More

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 Regulatory Safe Harbor / Sandbox”. Councilmember Ben Bartlett: Technology is … Read More

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 violence prevention, housing and homelessness, COVID economic relief, arts and … Read More

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 Homeless Camps In Oakland – By Derrick Soo Establishing a … Read More

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 City Administrators LaTonda Simmons and Jason Mitchell, both seasoned senior … Read More

City Of Oakland Budget Adjusted For Pandemic-Caused $122 Million Deficit, Fails To Ask For Bailout

Zennie62Media note: that a budget can be structured during a Worldwide Pandemic and not include a calculation for a request for a Federal Government Bailout is totally wild. The Mayor … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Oakland Council President’s Agenda For A Healthy Transition & Just Recovery Plan

Oakland, CA: (May 18, 2020) – Today, Oakland Council President Rebecca Kaplan, who serves as Oakland’s Council Member At-Large, announced a bold “Agenda for Healthy Transition and a Just Recovery … Read More

Oakland California Called Most House Poor City In The West By Siegemedia And The Zebra

Oakland California Called Most House Poor City In The West By Siegemedia And The Zebra   ONN – Oakland California Called Most House Poor City In The West By Siegemedia … Read More

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 brainchild of San Francisco Developer Patrick Kennedy, of Panoramic Interests, … Read More

City Of Oakland Complies With Expanded Alameda County Public Health Order

City of Oakland Complies with Newly Expanded Public Health Order from Alameda County Playgrounds, dog parks, picnic areas, outdoor recreation areas closed, and construction prohibited until at least May 3 … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Hires Susan Manheimer For Police Chief: John Arthur Jones III Weighs In

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Hires Susan Manhemier For Police Chief – John Jones Weighs In John Arthur Jones III is Director of Community and Political Engagement from June 1, 2018 … Read More

City Of Oakland: COVID-19: Sought After Services Still Available To The Public

COVID-19: City of Oakland: Sought After Services Still Available to the Public – Planning & Building and Housing & Community Development Departments offer alternatives Oakland, CA – In accordance with … Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic Update From Oakland D3 Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney

Update on COVID-19 Guidelines, Recommendations and Support During COVID-19 Pandemic Friends, Below are important updates on local government’s efforts to stem the impact of the COVID19 pandemic and to keep … Read More

Pandemic Will Cost Las Vegas Stadium Authority $3.6 Million In Lost March 2020 Stadium Tax Revenue

The Las Vegas Stadium Authority is experiencing a situation that, during its planning, would have been considered unthinkable by anyone: a worldwide pandemic causing an economic downturn so dramatic it … Read More

Oakland Measure Q Update: Squeaks To Lead (Win?) Yet Again In Alameda County Election 2020 Results

Here’s the latest Oakland Measure Q Update as of today, March 11th, 2020, and based on the tally posted by the Alameda County Office Of The Registrar: Contest Votes Percentage … Read More

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 100% of precincts reporting, Wicks was leading her competitors with … Read More

Come To Oakland City Council To Oppose Tenant’s Opportunity Purchase Act TOPA – Nancy Sidebotham

Oakland – Oakland City Council member Nikki Fortuno Bas (District 2) has recently announced plans to develop and pursue a draconian Tenant’s Opportunity Purchase Act (TOPA) ordinance. The illegal seizure … Read More

City Of Oakland Fets Moms 4 Housing Ignores Blacks In Tech For Black History Month

Oakland – The Oakland City Council is having a celebration for Black History Month today, that is a combination of at once an expression of what long-time Oaklanders have done, … Read More

Choice Of Steven Falk As Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s Interim City Administrator, Says She Doesn’t Want Black Men For CAO

Steven Falk, the former Lafayette City Manager, was advanced as Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s selection to replace outgoing City Manager Sabrina Landreith. Unfortunately, Mayor Schaaf continues a pattern of forming … Read More

Here’s Why Jeremy Gong Really Isn’t Running For The Oakland City Council District 1 Seat In 2020

Here’s Why Jeremy Gong Really Isn’t Running For The Oakland City Council District 1 Seat In 2020 ONN – Here’s Why Jeremy Gong Really Isn’t Running For The Oakland City … Read More

In Oakland State Of The City Address Mayor Schaaf Touts Trickle Down Economics To Reduce Rents

In Oakland State Of The City Address Mayor Schaaf Touts Trickle Down Economics To Reduce Rents ONN – In Oakland State Of The City Address Mayor Schaaf Touts Trickle Down … Read More

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