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

Oakland Crime: 75-Year-Old Elderly Man Victim Of Strong-Armed Robbery In Adams Point

Oakland Crime: 75-Year-Old Elderly Man Victim Of Strong-Armed Robbery In Adams Point ONN – Oakland Crime: 75-Year-Old Elderly Man Victim Of Strong-Armed Robbery In Adams Point – vlog by Zennie62 … 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

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

OUSD And Friends Of The Oakland Public School Libraries Create Digital Library

OUSD and “Friends of the Oakland Public School Libraries” Create Digital Library for All Oakland Students Oakland – United For Success Academy 8th grader, Brenda C., uses Sora, an app … 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

OUSD, Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation, Salesforce, Revolution Foods To Deliver Food Boxes This Morning

OUSD Partners with Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation, Salesforce, and Revolution Foods to Deliver Holiday Food and Family Literacy Boxes to Students and their Families Oakland – December 28,2020: 1800 families … Read More

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement On Latest COVID-19 Relief Package and Omnibus Deal

Washington – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, today released a statement on the latest COVID-19 relief package and omnibus bill passed in the House … Read More

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of National Economic Council

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of National Economic Council Washington – – Today, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced additional members … 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

OUSD Distributes Technology To Teachers and District Site Staff For Pandemic; Distribution Event Today

OUSD Distributes Technology To Teachers and District Site Staff to Help them get Through Pandemic; Distribution Event Happens Friday, Today Oakland – As distance learning will continue in Oakland Unified … Read More

Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett Sworn In – Reimagining Public Safety

Berkeley News from The Office of Councilmember Ben Bartlett The City of Berkeley is updating our COVID-19 Health Order to align with the State of California’s regional stay home order, … Read More

COVID-19-Related Policies System Dynamics Model: PPP Program Caused 50% Unemployment Rate Drop

The video above is a presentation by Karim Chichakly, Co-President of ISEE Systems, the makers of system dynamics modeling software platforms STELLA and IThink, which are based on the DYNAMO … Read More

A National Fund For Restaurants And Bars That Faced Pandemic-Related Damage And Loss Is Needed, Now

Now that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are President-Elect and Vice President-Elect, we can focus on programs to get America’s economy back on its feet. The Payroll Protection Program was … Read More

City Of Oakland, Youth Speaks Inc. Offer Digital Workshops For Oakland’s Cultural Community

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Through the Oakland CARES Arts Technical Assistance Fund, $193,000 has been allocated to provide … 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

City Of Oakland, Working Solutions, Launch Home-Based Business Grant Program

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Of that amount, the Oakland CARES Act Home-Based Business Grant Program will distribute $500,000 … Read More

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Picks Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Treva Reid, More, In 2020 Voters Guide

LIBBY’S ELECTION GUIDE Dear Oaklanders, Earlier this week, I ended my 2020 State of the City address by recognizing that this November’s election is so consequential it could chart a … Read More

Oakland School District OUSD Reports Grab And Go Food Boxes Contained Unexpected Letter From Trump

Oakland School District OUSD Reports Grab And Go Food Boxes Contained Unexpected Letter From Trump ONN – Oakland School District OUSD Reports Grab And Go Food Boxes Contained Unexpected Letter … 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

Bank Of America Should Stop Twisting SBA PPP Rules To Collect Money To Offset Losses

Bank Of America is not being a good actor in the Payroll Protection Program. In the case of Zennie62Media and its rare-for-a-black-owned-firm-because-Bank-Of-America-wasn’t-trying-to-go-and recruit us PPP Loan of a mere $23,750 … Read More

Loren Taylor, Oakland District 6 Councilmember, Sends Updates On State And Local Policy

In his newsletter Oakland District 6 Councilmember Loren Taylor shared a series of news updates related to homelessness and tenant and landlord protection. Here they are: City Of Oakland Homeless … Read More

City of Oakland Grants For Small Biz, Artists, Nonprofits, Violence Prevention Projects – Nikki Fortunato Bas

From the Nikki Fortunato Bas Councilmember, City of Oakland, District 2 Community Email comes this compendium of City of Oakland grant programs for business. $10K Grants for Essential Businesses: California … Read More

City of Oakland, Community Vision, Launch Oakland Nonprofit Organization Grant Program

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Of that, approximately $850,000 will go to grants to support Oakland-based nonprofit organizations that … Read More

City Of Oakland, Main Street Launch Open Grant Program For Oakland Small Businesses

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. More than $4 million of those funds will go to the Oakland CARES Act … Read More

City Of Oakland, Center For Cultural Innovation Launch Grant Programs For Artists, Nonprofits

Oakland, CA – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Through the Oakland CARES Fund for Artists and Arts Nonprofits, $1.425 million of … 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

Oakland Schools OUSD Successfully Argues To Keep Education Funding In Federal Lawsuit

Oakland – An effort by the U.S. Department of Education to take public education dollars away from Oakland Unified School District and countless other Districts and give it to private … Read More

The Oakland Police Department Solves Multiple Homicide Cases, Recover Cache Of Firearms

Oakland – Today, September 9, 2020, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Marius Robinson, 47 of Oakland, in connection with the homicide of Robert Coleman, 43, of Oakland. BACKGROUND: … Read More

City Of Oakland Gets $37M In CARES Act Funding With $5M For Renters, Homeowners

City of Oakland Receives Nearly $37M in CARES Act Funding – $5M for Renters & Homeowners Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES … Read More

Oakland Police Community Message On Fake Message Protests, Related Damage And Arrests

Note 1: The Oakland Police Department Officer Johnna Watson sent this Community Message on Fake Message Protest related property damage and arrests via email and with photos to Zennie62Media 58 … Read More

Select Remarks from Night Two of the 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”

MILWAUKEE—The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) released a selection of excerpts from the remarks of speakers as prepared for delivery who will address the Democratic National Convention tonight, August 18, from … Read More

Former Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Goes Off After Warshaw Report On Pawlik Shooting

Former Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick issued this statement in the matter of Court-Appointed Monitor Robert Warshaw’s report on the Pawlik Shooting. Mr. Warshaw’s report on the Pawlik shooting is … Read More

Democrats Lay Out Road to Economic Recovery

Senator Bernie Sanders, Congressman Cedric Richmond featured in convention segment “We the People Recovering” MILWAUKEE—Tonight at the Democratic National Convention, Americans shared their vision of a future where our nation’s … Read More

The Details Of Defunding The Police In Oakland: The Kaplan / Bas Budget Memo Of July 21, 2020

The Oakland City Council is discussing Agenda Item 16: “Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Amendments”, which includes the “Defunding The Police” report filed by Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan and … Read More

President Trump Thinks Racism, Confederate Flag Can Fool White GOP Southern Voters Don’t Fall For It

President Trump Thinks Racism, Confederate Flag Can Fool White GOP Southern Voters Don’t Fall For It ONN – President Trump Thinks Racism And The Confederate Flag Can Fool White GOP … 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

Trump Retweet Of The Villages White Power Video Reveals Racist Mental Illness That Should Scare You

Trump Retweet Of The Villages White Power Video Reveals Racist Mental Illness That Should Scare You  ONN – Trump Retweet Of The Villages White Power Video Reveals Racist Mental … Read More

City of Oakland And OUSD Have Plan To Close Digital Divide – Press Conference

City of Oakland And OUSD Have Plan To Close Digital Divide – Press Conference ONN – City of Oakland And OUSD Have Plan To Close Digital Divide – Press Conference … Read More

68th Avenue And MacArthur Boulevard Gun Shooting Scares Home Dweller in Oakland

68th Avenue & MacArthur Boulevard Shooting in Oakland ONN – 68th Avenue And MacArthur Boulevard Gun Shooting Scares Home Dweller in Oakland The video, posted by Town Business – Crime … Read More

Port Of Oakland News: Oakland Airport Workers Praised As Aviation Industry Pivots

Shelter-in-Place Shifts Focus to Essential Operations Amid Travel Declines Oakland – At Oakland International Airport, runways and taxiways are open and in active use. Terminals are operational, and air cargo … Read More

Oakland Residents And America Could Get A $2,000 Stimulus Check Under Proposed Bill

Oakland Residents And America Could Get A $2,000 Stimulus Check Under Proposed Bill ONN – Oakland Residents And America Could Get A $2,000 Stimulus Check Under Proposed Bill According to … Read More

President Barack Obama Endorses Joe Biden For President Of The United States

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ENDORSES JOE BIDEN FOR PRESIDENT Note: this post based on a press release from the Office of Barack and Michelle Obama directly to Zennie62Media.  Note: video … Read More

Bank Of America Paycheck Protection Program Website Access Works On Second Try

Bank Of America Paycheck Protection Program Website Access Works On Second Try ONN – Bank Of America Paycheck Protection Program Website Access Works On Second Try Earlier, the website for … Read More

Bank Of America Paycheck Protection Program Website Has Form Page Access Problem

Bank Of America Paycheck Protection Program Website Has Form Page Access Problem ONN – Bank Of America Paycheck Protection Program Website Has Form Page Access Problem The Bank Of America … Read More

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage Of The CARES Act, Urges House To Act

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of the CARES Act, Urges House to Act Without Delay U.S. Chamber CEO: “The CARES Act could make the difference between keeping a business up … 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

The “M” In “Allegiant Stadium” That Was Misaligned, Was Just Removed From Las Vegas Stadium

The “M” In “Allegiant Stadium” That Was Misaligned, Was Just Removed From Las Vegas Stadium ONN – The “M” In “Allegiant Stadium” That Was Misaligned, Was Just Removed From Las … Read More

Dr. Daniele Macchini, Treating COVID-19 Patients In Bergamo, Italy, Describes Horrible Situation

Dr. Daniele Macchini is a doctor treating COVID-19 patients in Bergamo, Italy. In this text translated from his Facebook post, Dr. Macchini describes a horrible situation. In it, he called … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Must Fight Coronavirus With Lots Of Hand Sanitizer At Grand Lake Event

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Must Fight Coronavirus, With Lots Of Hand Sanitizer At Grand Lake Event ONN – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Must Fight Coronavirus, With Lots Of Hand Sanitizer … Read More

2010 Miss USA Rima Fakih Did Miley Cyrus Pole Dancing Before Miley, But No One Cared

2010 Miss USA Rima Fakih Did Miley Cyrus Pole Dancing Before Miley, But No One Cared ONN – 2010 Miss USA Rima Fakih Did Miley Cyrus Pole Dancing Before Miley, … 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