Nikki Fortunato Bas Oakland City Council Pres On MACRO, City Budget, And San Antonio Park

Dear Oakland, This Women’s Month, I’m sharing the stories of inspiring female and femme leaders who are dreaming and achieving love and justice for the people. Check out our spotlights … Read More

Oakland City Council District 2 Budget Town Hall Live With Council Pres Nikky Fortunado Bas

Oakland City Council District 2 Budget Town Hall Live With Council Pres Nikky Fortunado Bas ONN – Oakland City Council District 2 Budget Town Hall Live With Council Pres Nikky … Read More

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

Hate Crimes Against Blacks in Oakland – Alameda County, CA Outpaced Any Other Group Annually

Hate Crimes Against Blacks in Oakland – Alameda County, CA Outpaced Any Other Group Annually From YouTube Channel: March 12, 2021 at 01:52AM ONN – Hate Crimes Against Blacks in … Read More

Oakland’s Budget Cuts Aren’t An Option – By Derrick Soo

Oakland’s Budget Cuts aren’t an Option by Derrick Soo From YouTube Channel: March 9, 2021 at 04:43PM ONN – Oakland’s Budget Cuts Aren’t An Option – By Derrick Soo With … Read More

Oakland Behind the Mask: Tyehimba Jelani

Oakland Behind the Mask: Tyehimba Jelani From YouTube Channel: March 3, 2021 at 01:41PM ONN – Oakland Behind the Mask: Tyehimba Jelani The City of Oakland reports: The Covid-19 pandemic … Read More

Inside Oakland City Hall: The Police Advisory Commission

Inside City Hall: Police Advisory Commission From YouTube Channel: February 11, 2021 at 01:58PM ONN – Inside Oakland City Hall: The Police Advisory Commission The City of Oakland YouTube Channel: … Read More

Asha Reed Is New City Clerk For The City Of Oakland Replacing LaTonda Simmons

LaTonda Simmons, the former City Clerk, is now City of Oakland Assistant City Administrator Oakland – The Oakland City Council has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Asha Reed as City … 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

Oakland Must Establish MACRO Immediately Says The Worker Agency

Oakland Must Establish MACRO—an Alternative to Leading with Police for Mental Health Crises Response—Immediately Oakland residents, labor and elected officials are calling on the City Of Oakland to immediately implement … 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

Daryel Dunston, Oakland’s Homeless Administrator, Resigns For New Job – by Derrick Soo

Oakland’s Homeless Administrator LEAVES by Derrick Soo ONN – Daryel Dunston, Oakland’s Homeless Administrator Resigns For New Job – by Derrick Soo – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube Watch the vlog … 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

Oakland CMs Rebecca Kaplan And Treva Reid Want Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Oakland’s Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan and Councilmember Treva Reid Call on FEMA and California Leadership to Make COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Equitable Oakland (February 24, 2021) — Oakland’s Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan … Read More

The Defund Oakland Police Coalition Report On Reimagining Public Safety In Oakland

Oakland – Today the Defund Oakland Police Coalition released a comprehensive report in response to the draft recommendations issued by Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force (RPSTF). At a press … Read More

Oakland Police OPD Arrest a Berkeley Man For Criminal Threats Involving Hate Crimes

OPD Arrest a Berkeley Man for Criminal Threats Involving Hate Crimes From YouTube Channel: February 23, 2021 at 10:20PM ONN – Oakland Police OPD Arrest a Berkeley Man For Criminal … 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

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

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

Sign-Ups For COVID Vaccination Appointments At Oakland Coliseum Site To Open Today

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the State of California, in partnership with the Biden Administration, will begin offering COVID vaccinations to eligible residents, with an emphasis on the most affected … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong Announce New Dedicated Liaisons to Non-English Speaking Communities

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong Announce New Dedicated Liaisons to Non-English Speaking Communities to Increase Safety and Trust Note, just an hour after Mayor Schaaf’s Office … 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

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

Oakland’s New Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong’s Swearing In Ceremony At McClymonds High School

McClymonds High School Serves as Backdrop for City of Oakland’s Swearing in Ceremony for new Police Chief, LeRonne Armstrong, McClymonds Alumnus Oakland, CA — A sunny Monday morning at McClymonds … Read More

Oakland City Council Passes Resolutions: Coliseum Funds Use, COVID-19 Vaccines Equity

Unanimously Passed! Resolutions to Receive $10 Million to Help Save Vital Oakland City Services and Calling for COVID-19 Vaccines to be Made Equitably Available for Our Community The Oakland City … 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

After Leaving Oakland For SF, Warriors Now Say “Oakland Forever There’s Nowhere Like It In The World!”

Oakland Forever | “There’s nowhere like it in the world!” From YouTube Channel: January 27, 2021 at 04:39PM ONN – After Leaving Oakland For SF, Warriors Now Say “Oakland Forever … Read More

City of Oakland Administration Just Removed Our PortaPotties At Homeless Encampment – by Derrick Soo

Oakland Admin just removed our PortaPotties by Derrick Soo ONN – Oakland Admin just removed our PortaPotties by Derrick Soo – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube City has been “Budget” cutting … 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

Rebecca Kaplan Denounces Plan To Cut Oakland Fire Services

Oakland’s Vice Mayor Kaplan Denounces Dangerous Plan to Cut Fire Services, Finds Millions of Dollars to Save Vital Services Oakland – Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan has identified an additional … Read More

Oakland Announces Participation in the National Memorial to Lives Lost to COVID-19

The First Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial to Lives Lost is Part of The Inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris Oakland – Today, Mayor Libby … Read More

City Of Oakland Should Borrow From Port Of Oakland To Pay For Fire Department Costs, Not Cut Service

City Of Oakland Should Borrow From Port Of Oakland To Pay For Fire Department Costs, Not Cut Service ONN – City Of Oakland Should Borrow From Port Of Oakland To … 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

Dave Stewart: Oakland Athletics Star Submits Letter Of Intent To Buy Coliseum Land For $115 Million

The baseball great and his development partner wants to team with a tribal lands developer for the light-on-specifics proposal focusing tribal casino and hotel development on the Coliseum land. Livestream … Read More

Oakland Police Department Critical Incident Video / Officer-Involved Shooting – November 3, 2020

Oakland Police Department Critical Incident Video / Officer-Involved Shooting – November 3, 2020 From YouTube Channel: December 18, 2020 at 08:22PM ONN – On November 3, 2020, the Oakland Police … Read More

City Of Oakland To Cut Salaries Due To COVID-19 Pandemic-Caused $62 Million Shortfall

Oakland – On Thursday, Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Administrator Ed Reiskin shared with City of Oakland employees the stark financial reality the City faces due to extreme revenue losses … Read More

Clifton Hall Oakland Rockridge Housing Video Tour By City of Oakland

Clifton Hall Oakland Rockridge Housing Video Tour By City of Oakland ONN – Clifton Hall Oakland Rockridge Housing Video Tour By City of Oakland – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube Clifton … Read More

City Of Oakland, Mayor of Oakland Clifton Hall Press Conference In Rockridge

City Of Oakland, Mayor of Oakland Clifton Hall Press Conference In Rockridge ONN – City Of Oakland, Mayor of Oakland Clifton Hall Press Conference In Rockridge – vlog by Zennie62 … 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

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Says She Did Not Receive Invite To Be On Biden Cabinet, Does Not Seek One

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Says She Did Not Receive Invite To Be On Biden Cabinet, Does Not Seek One ONN – Oakland Mayor Schaaf Says She Did Not Receive Invite To … 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

SPEAK UP! Youth Conference [12/1/2020]: Navigation Covid-19 Academic and Mental Health Needs

SPEAK UP! Youth Conference [12/1/2020]: Navigation Covid-19 Academic and Mental Health Needs From YouTube Channel: December 2, 2020 at 12:24AM ONN – https://ift.tt/33ZETFR Learn more: https://ift.tt/33XTu4H SPEAK UP! Youth Conference … Read More

Loren Taylor Oakland Councilmember: Stay At Home Order Effective December 7th Update

Dear Oaklander, Given the record-breaking surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Alameda County has joined other Bay Area health departments and the City of Berkeley in implementing the State’s Regional … Read More

Oakland Community, Rebecca Kaplan, Call for Accountability For Unauthorized Overspending

Oakland — On Monday, December 7, 2020 the Oakland Finance Committee heard the FY 2019-20 Q4 & FY 2020-21 Q1 R&E Report. According to the Report from the Interim Director … Read More

Port Of Oakland Saves $87 Million In Refinancing Costs, Should Loan $62 Mil To City Of Oakland

Port Of Oakland Saves $87 Million In Refinancing Costs, Should Loan $62 Mil To City Of Oakland ONN – Port Of Oakland Saves $87 Million In Refinancing Costs, Should Loan … Read More

City of Oakland Faces Possible $62M Budget Shortfall

Oakland, CA – The Oakland City Council’s Finance & Management Committee will hear a report from City staff this Monday afternoon that contains a stark warning: without timely action to … 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

Rise in COVID-19 Cases Causes City of Oakland To Suspend Indoor Recreation Programs

City of Oakland outdoor youth programming, senior programs, homeless services and library sidewalk service continue without change Oakland, CA – Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases (10,733 current … Read More

Oakland City Council To Consider Ban On Natural Gas In New Buildings

City Councilmember Dan Kalb and Mayor Libby Schaaf Introduce Legislation to Improve Public Health, Enhance Safety and Reduce Carbon Emissions by Requiring New Construction to Be All-Electric UPDATE: Oakland City … Read More

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