Rebecca Kaplan Calls Oakland New Funding to Be Used to Restore Vital City Services

Oakland’s Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan Calls on City’s New Funding to Be Used to Restore Vital City Services Oakland, CA — At the March 16, 2021, Oakland City Council meeting, … Read More

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Votes For Lifesaving, Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13) voted to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act— two commonsense gun violence … Read More

Is Bank Of America Trying To Wreck The PPP Loan Program Under President Biden?

This latest OaklandNewsNow.com post on the Bank of America PPP Loan Program was ignited by an email from San Diego lawyer JoEllen Plaskett, who’s story is recounted here. She opened … Read More

What They Are Saying As House Passes President Biden’s American Rescue Plan

The White House released this “What They Are Saying” press release after the U.S. House of Representatives passed President Biden’s American Rescue Plan WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: House Passes President … Read More

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds American Rescue Plan $1.9 Trillion Relief Package Passage

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, today applauded the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 through both chambers of … Read More

ORIC Pharmaceuticals To Present Posters on Four Programs At 2021 AACR Annual Meeting

ORIC Pharmaceuticals to Present Posters on Four Programs at the 2021 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting ORIC Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORIC), a clinical stage oncology company focused … Read More

iCleanse Partners With Athena Health Care Systems To Provide UV-C Disinfecting Units

iCleanse Partners with Athena Health Care Systems to Provide UV-C Disinfecting Units To 51 Nursing Homes In Northeast United States Avon, CT – iCleanse, https://icleanse.com/, the leader in UV-C personal … Read More

Adrian Henderson, Oakland Kingston 11 Owner, Talks Black Business Needs During Rep Lee Meeting

Adrian Henderson, Oakland Kingston 11 Owner, Talks Black Business Needs During Rep Lee Meeting From YouTube Channel: March 10, 2021 at 07:53AM ONN – Adrian Henderson, Oakland Kingston 11 Owner, … Read More

ILWU Union Video Claims Howard Terminal Ballpark Is Oakland Port Land Grab

Oakland Port Land Grab From YouTube Channel: March 9, 2021 at 11:57PM ONN – ILWU Union Video Claims Howard Terminal Balpark Is Oakland Port Land Grab The International Longshore and … Read More

Steven Donziger: Attorney Loses Again in Chevron Ecuador Fraud Lawsuit

Steven Donziger, the disgraced American attorney – who helped secure a fraudulent $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron in Ecuador by bribing the Ecuadorean trial judge and ghost-writing his opinion – … Read More

President Biden Gives Remarks After The American Rescue Plan Passes The Senate

The American Rescue Plan passed the Senate on Saturday. What’s dubbed “The COVID Relief Bill” is a $1.9 trillion package of spending plans focused on making sure Americans get the … Read More

Oakland Police Warning Of Car-Jackings On The Rise Is Scary Stuff – We Must Fight Back!

Imagine driving along Oakland’s Broadway Avenue, headed toward Jack London Square and in the objective of having great Everett & Jones Barbeque. As you stop at the traffic light at … Read More

U S Rep Barbara Lee Press Conference On American Rescue Plan With Oakland Business Reps

U S Rep Barbara Lee Press Conference On American Rescue Plan With Oakland Business Reps From YouTube Channel: March 5, 2021 at 01:17PM ONN – U S Rep Barbara Lee … Read More

Five Oakland Multicultural Chambers Of Commerce Call For Unity

JOINT STATEMENT FROM OAKLAND AREA CHAMBERS Five Chambers – One Oakland Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Latino Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber … Read More

Las Vegas Sands Sells Venetian Hotel, Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas Real Estate

In a completely shocking move today, Las Vegas Sands, the company built by its late Founder and CEO Sheldon Adelson, has announced it has sold its Las Vegas real estate … Read More

Kaplan Wins: Oakland City Council Unanimously Votes To Launch MACRO In – House

Rebeca Kaplan, the Oakland City Councilmember’s At-Large Representative, Effectively Used All Media To Gain Passage of Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland (MACRO), in partnership with the Oakland Fire Department … Read More

Oakland Great Plates Delivered Program And Feed 100% More Seniors Affected By COVID-19

OFF THE GRID PARTNERS WITH CITY OF OAKLAND TO DOUBLE GREAT PLATES DELIVERED PROGRAM AND FEED 100% MORE SENIORS AFFECTED BY COVID Beginning Immediately, Oakland Residents Can Sign Up for … Read More

The Most Influential African American / Black Sports Executives In The SF Bay Area

KPIX Channel 5 Sports Anchor Vernon Glenn Gives Shout-Out To Zennie62Media CEO Zennie Abraham For The Most Influential African American / Black Sports Executives In The SF Bay Area List … Read More

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

Ben Bartlett, Berkeley Councilmember Speech On Resolution To End Exclusionary Zoning

Berkeley City Council Meeting Tuesday February 23, 2021 Item 29 – Resolution to End Exclusionary Zoning in Berkeley Passed Unanimously: 9-0-0 Thank Vice Mayor Droste, CM Taplin, and Robinson for … Read More

From “DeFund The Police” To “Ban Bad Cops” As A Policy Focus In Oakland And America

The murders of Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Stephon Clark, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and the latest reported name … Read More

Port of Oakland Cargo Volume Decline Due To Crowded Ports

Oakland – Containerized cargo volume declined at the Port of Oakland in January, the result of spreading supply chain congestion. The Port said today that import volume dropped 11.9 percent … Read More

“White Privilege Tax” Video: Mark Dice Ignorant Of American History, Black History, Too – Transcript

“White Privilege Tax” Video: Mark Dice Ignorant Of American History, Black History, Too – Transcript The vlog above called “”White Privilege Tax” Video: Mark Dice Ignorant Of American History, Black … Read More

City of Oakland Launches Free Employment Training Platform to Help Job Seekers Enhance Skills

Oakland – The City of Oakland’s Workforce Development Board is launching a free, online skills training platform offered by Metrix Learning. Taking courses can help Oaklanders improve a wide variety … Read More

Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan Seeks to Ease Permit Process

Oakland — Oakland’s Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan is introducing a resolution designed to add support to the Building and Planning department at the March 2, 2021, City Council meeting. Kaplan’s proposed … Read More

Hey Bank of America – Biden-Harris Administration Paycheck Protection Program PPP Changes Announced Today

After this blogger complained about how Bank of America was handling the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Program four times, like here and here, over the weekend, BofA unlocked the … Read More

Supporting Businesses In Oakland, Home of Chicken &Waffles, Exploring Chinatown

Supporting Local Businesses In Oakland | Home of Chicken & Waffles Plus Exploring Chinatown!!! From YouTube Channel: February 19, 2021 at 10:00PM ONN – Supporting Businesses In Oakland, Home of … Read More

Investigation Of David Perdue Stock Never Cleared – 2,596 Trades In One Senate Term

David Perdue, the former Georgia Senator, is reportedly exploring running again for the U.S. Senate and against the current officeholder Senator Reverend Rafael Warnock, and happened to time his announcement … Read More

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Decision to Allow Youth Sports Praised by High School Coaches, Kids, Parents

Sacramento — Leaders of the grassroots movement to urge an immediate return to youth and high school sports today praised California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to restart youth sports and … Read More

Biden Administration Must Review Bank Of America PPP Loan Program For Racial Bias

The PPP Loan Program is now in its second-draw status, and the loan forgiveness process is under way. My firm, Zennie62Media, received a first PPP Loan last year, but only … Read More

Mae Phu – Oakland Chinatown Chinese Speaking Community Liason Is A Gun Toting Police Officer

Mae Phu – Oakland Chinatown Chinese Speaking Community Liason Is A Gun Toting Police Officer ONN – Mae Phu – Oakland Chinatown Chinese Speaking Community Liason Is A Gun Toting … Read More

Donald Trump Jr. Said Ted Cruz Could Do Nothing About Texas Winter Storm – See Charlie Wilson’s War

Donald Trump Jr. Said Ted Cruz Could Do Nothing About Texas Winter Storm – See Charlie Wilson’s War From YouTube Channel: February 19, 2021 at 04:19AM ONN – Donald Trump … Read More

Port Of Oakland Video On CMA CGM’s Direct Asia Service Shows Oakland’s Import Cargo Potential

Port of Oakland video signals change in Port’s future CMA CGM’s direct Asia service shows Oakland’s import cargo potential Oakland – Port of Oakland says its business model is changing … Read More

Biden-Harris Administration Opens Health Insurance Special Enrollment Period On HealthCare.gov

Yesterday, the Biden-Harris Administration opened HealthCare.gov and CuidadoDeSalud.gov for a special enrollment period until May 15 to provide all Americans the opportunity to sign up for health insurance coverage amid … Read More

Bank Of America Posts New SBA PPP Rules After I Complain – Now BofA Late With Loan Forgiveness

Bank Of America is supposed to be the organization helping small business, and especially black small businesses, during The Pandemic. Instead, B of A has done a good job acting … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor’s Town Hall : Eliminating Local Contracting Disparities

Oakland Town Hall: Eliminating Local Contracting Disparities From YouTube Channel: February 13, 2021 at 09:51PM ONN – Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor’s Town Hall : Eliminating Local Contracting Disparities Watch Councilmember … Read More

Delvecchio Finley Left Alameda Health System To Become CEO Of Atrium Health Navicent In Atlanta

An Alameda Health System follow-up on Delvecchio Finley, and based on Oakland News Now‘s original reporting of the AHS lawsuit against the Alameda County Board of Supervisors for allegations that… … Read More

Port Of Oakland To Welcome CMA CGM’s First Ship Linking China And Oakland Today At 11 AM

Oakland – The Port of Oakland will welcome CMA CGM’s first call Asia service today, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. This is the first time in more than ten years that … Read More

Rio California, Oakland City Center Pioneer Restaurant, Needs Help To Stay Open During Pandemic

The Pandemic, and the close-but-don’t-compensate business policy that’s a response to it, and has wrecked California’s Economy, has hurt many popular restaurants and bars like The Alley Cat Bar and … Read More

Press Briefing By Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki, February 11, 2021

12:43 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. I have quite a few things at the top, but then we will take plenty of questions. I wanted to take … Read More

Someone Is Shooting A Gun Just Over An Hour, Hourly, Daily, In Oakland

Someone Is Shooting A Gun Just Over An Hour, Hourly, Daily, In Oakland ONN – Someone Is Shooting A Gun Just Over An Hour, Hourly, Daily, In Oakland – vlog … Read More

Live: Donald Trump Impeachment Trial In Senate | NBC News

Live: Donald Trump Impeachment Trial In Senate | NBC News From YouTube Channel: February 9, 2021 at 11:08PM ONN – Watch live coverage of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Carroll Fife Blasts Mayor Schaaf As White Supremacist In District Email

The sad feud borne of a serious lack of leadership in Oakland just took another ugly turn with the District email that was issued by new Oakland District Three Councilmember … Read More

Justin Herbert: Los Angeles Chargers Quarterback Is 2020 NFL Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Chargers Quarterback Justin Herbert Named 2020 Pepsi® Zero Sugar NFL Rookie of the Year Winner Selected by Fan Vote for the first time via Twitter and on NFL.com/rookies … Read More

Oakland Police Seeks Chinatown Assault Suspect Who Knocked 91 Year Old Man To Ground, And Others

Oakland Police Seeks Chinatown Assault Suspect Who Knocked 91 Year Old Man To Ground, And Others ONN – Oakland Police Seeks Chinatown Assault Suspect Who Knocked 91 Year Old Man … Read More

Oakland Police Need Your Help Identifying Assault Suspect Who Pushed 91-Year-Old Man To Ground

Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Felony Assault investigators released the attached surveillance camera images and video of a suspect involved in three assaults in the Chinatown area. On January 31st, … Read More

Danny Wan: Port Of Oakland’s Executive Director Plans For Economic Growth, Healthy Community

Danny Wan cites 2020 impacts and kicks off 2021 planning process at State of the Port Oakland, CA – February 3, 2021: Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan began … Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She Is A Survivor Of Sexual Assault As She Recalls Trump Capitol Riots

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she is a ‘survivor of sexual assault’ as she recounts Capitol attack From YouTube Channel: February 2, 2021 at 02:59AM ONN – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She Is … Read More

All Things Co-Op: Interview With Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin

All Things Co-op: Interview with Mayor Jesse Arreguin From YouTube Channel: November 3, 2020 at 06:50AM ONN – All Things Co-Op: Interview With Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin Mayor Jesse Arreguin … 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 On Tackling The Climate Crisis At Home And Abroad

The United States and the world face a profound climate crisis. We have a narrow moment to pursue action at home and abroad in order to avoid the most catastrophic … Read More

Oakland Has Long Had Policies To Give Business Contracts To African Americans; Forgot Black Business Development

Today, in 2021, There’s a well-intentioned, and brand new effort in Oakland to steer City of Oakland spending toward black business. Wow. Makes you think that was never done before, … Read More

Oakland News: 12th Annual Powerful Women Of The Bay Awards Luncheon – PowerfulWomenOfTheBay.com

Oakland News: 12th Annual Powerful Women Of The Bay Awards Luncheon – PowerfulWomenOfTheBay.com From YouTube Channel: January 28, 2021 at 06:43PM ONN – Oakland News: 12th Annual Powerful Women Of … Read More

Super Bowl LV: NFL’s Mr. Super Bowl Peter O’Reilly On Entertainment Tonight With Kevin Frazier

Super Bowl LV: NFL’s Mr. Super Bowl Peter O’Reilly Featured On Entertainment Tonight Talking Plans ONN – Super Bowl LV: NFL’s Mr. Super Bowl Peter O’Reilly Featured On Entertainment Tonight … Read More

President Biden To Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions

President Biden to Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers Biden-Harris Administration Commits to Investing in American … Read More

Oakland Finance Committee To Discuss Councilmember Kaplan Idea To Use Coliseum Surplus For Shortfall

Oakland Finance Committee to Discuss Informational Reports on Budget Shortfall & My Proposal to Use $10 Million Surplus to Save Vital Community Programs & Services Oakland – Today at 1:30pm, … Read More

Dr. Joel Parrott, Oakland Zoo President & CEO, Announces Retirement After 37 Years

Taking the helm in 1984 as Oakland Zoo stood on the brink of permanent closure and was deemed ‘one of the ten worst U.S. Zoos’ by the Humane Society, Dr. … Read More