Oakland City Council Meeting Schedule By Open Oakland Councilmatic – Contact Your Oakland City Councilperson

Oakland City Councilmatic Meeting Agenda Schedule By Open Oakland – Coded For Oakland News Now by Zennie Abraham, CEO, Zennie62Media The Open Oakland Councilmatic Code was slow to update to … 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 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

Oakland City Council’s Natural Gas Ban Would Be More Gentrification As Costs Go Up

The Oakland City Council’s set to consider legislation by District One Councilmember Dan Kalb District Two Nikki Fortunado Bas, and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to ban the use of natural … 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

Will Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Join Councilmembers Kaplan, Gallo, Thao In Barbara Lee For Senator?

On Monday, Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan was joined by colleagues Noel Gallo and Sheng Thao, and the trio issued a short press release via her amazing Chief of Staff … Read More

Oakland In The White House: On Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Barbara Lee, and Oakland Elections – Pam Drake

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris – Biden / Harris – Win!! I spent Wednesday morning, November 4th, at the ampitheater in the plaza in front of Oakland’s City Hall, masked … Read More

Oakland Ranked Choice Voting Election: Alameda County Registrar of Voters Latest Results, Nov 8th 2020

Oakland FAD – The Alameda County Registrar of Voters has posted its latest version of the base-level vote tallies for each of the races and measures in the November 3rd, … Read More

Oakland Elections 2020 Rank Choice Voting Updated Results: Dan Kalb Nails Re-Election

Oakland, FAD – Thanks to the County of Alameda’s Registrar of Voters, Zennie62Media has a table for each rank-choice-voting election in the races for Oakland City Council. As the Alameda … Read More

Full Oakland, Berkeley, California, East Bay Election Results For 2020 Election

Here Are The Full Oakland California, Berkeley, California Election Results For The 2020 Election, Including Measures, And Results For Piedmont And San Leandro Who will win the 2020 Election for … Read More

Re-Elect Dan Kalb Oakland District One Councilmember For Election 2020

Re-Elect Dan Kalb Oakland District One Councilmember For Election 2020 ONN – Re-Elect Dan Kalb Oakland District One Councilmember For Election 2020 – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube Re-Elect Dan Kalb … 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

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

Re-Elect Rebecca Kaplan Over Sidebotham, Johnson For Oakland City Council At-Large In 2020

In the 2020 Oakland Elections, Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is facing a major challenge from friend and perennial campaigner Nancy Sidebotham, and newcomer Derreck Johnson. Nancy is an incredible … 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

Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb On 2020 Public Ethics Commission Report During Livestream Talk

Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb Blasts 2020 Public Ethics Commission Report During Livestream Talk ONN – Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb Blasts 2020 Public Ethics Commission Report During Livestream Talk Note from … Read More

Oakland City Council 2020 Race: Union Committee To Replace Lynette Gibson McElhaney With Carroll Fife, Kaplan, Formed

 The 2020 Oakland City Council race gets stranger and stranger as documents show (it’s always “documents show”, huh) that the Alameda Labor Council and the AFL-CIO have formed a … Read More

Time To Stop The Left / Right Coal / No Coal Divide And Fix Oakland And America’s Economy Now

Time To Stop The Left / Right Coal / No Coal Divide And Fix Oakland And America’s Economy Now ONN – Time To Stop The Left / Right Coal / … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb On ITS Phil Tagami Bulk Terminal After Latest Court Win vs City

Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb On ITS Phil Tagami Bulk Terminal After Latest Court Win vs City ONN – Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb On ITS Phil Tagami Bulk Terminal After Latest … Read More

Dan Kalb Oakland District One Councilmember Interview On Campaign Finance Violation Claims

Dan Kalb Oakland District One Councilmember Interview On Campaign Finance Violation Claims From YouTube Channel: September 17, 2020 at 08:25PM ONN – Dan Kalb Oakland District One Councilmember Interview On … Read More

Steph Walton Goes For Dan Kalb’s Head In Oakland City Council D1 Race, Accuses Him Of Money Laundering

Steph Walton is not pulling punches in the Oakland City Council District One Race. She’s openly accusing Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb of money laundering. She’s referring to an Oakland City … Read More

Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge 150th Anniversary. (see description)

Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge 150th Anniversary. (see description) From YouTube Channel: September 16, 2020 at 03:00AM ONN – Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge 150th Anniversary 80min. Closed Captioned 1920×1080 1. 150th … Read More

Mayor Schaaf And Dan Kalb Introduce Oakland’s Independent Redistricting Commission

After some controversy regarding a majority-white pool of candidates, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb (District One) introduced the City of Oakland’s first independent redistricting commission. … Read More

Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember District One On 2020 Democratic National Convention

Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember District One On 2020 Democratic National Convention From YouTube Channel: August 19, 2020 at 02:07PM ONN – Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember District One On 2020 Democratic … Read More

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t ONN – Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, … Read More

Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember: In 2017, Said Raiders Leaving For Las Vegas Ends Sports At Coliseum

Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember: In 2017, Said Raiders Leaving For Las Vegas Ends Sports At Coliseum From YouTube Channel: May 9, 2017 at 05:27AM ONN – Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember: … Read More

Oakland City Council Passes Police Commission Ballot Measure For November 2020 Ballot

Oakland, CA (July 23, 2020)- Today, The Police Commission Ballot measure resolution that Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb and I, Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, introduced, which was co-sponsored by Oakland … Read More

Oakland City Council’s Equity Caucus Redirects $150 Million From Oakland Police To Black Community

Oakland – Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the Oakland City Council Equity Caucus (Vice Mayor Larry Reid, Councilmembers Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Noel Gallo,and Loren Taylor) ushered a unanimous vote to immediately … Read More

Oakland City Council Votes To Send New Business Tax Structure To November 2022 Ballot

Oakland – The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to send a new Oakland business tax structure law into motion by placing a measure on the November 2022 ballot. Oakland’s business … Read More

Oakland City Council Unanimously Approves Councilmember Sheng Thao’s Right To Recall Law

Oakland – Today the Oakland City Council unanimously voted to approve Councilmember Sheng Thao’s RIGHT TO RECALL ordinance which grants over 10,000 hotel, airport, and restaurant workers the first right … Read More

Oaklanders Want To Keep Porto-Potties At Driver Plaza In North Oakland But City Against It

The Struggle to Keep Driver Plaza Alive in North Oakland against Gentrifiers ONN – Oaklanders Want To Keep Porto-Potties At Driver Plaza In North Oakland But City Against It The … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao, With Gallo, Kalb, Community Leaders, Write Right To Return To Work

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao, With Gallo, Kalb, Community Leaders, Write Right To Return To Work ONN – Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao, With Gallo, Kalb, Community Leaders, Write Right To Return … Read More

Repeal Oakland City Charter’s Police And Fire Binding Arbitration Protection – Len Raphael

Repeal Oakland City Charter’s Binding Arbitration Protection for Police Officers and Fire Fighters The time has come for Oakland to remove some or all binding arbitration protection for uniformed police … Read More

Dan Kalb Oakland City Councilmember District 1 Presents Meals On Wheels Volunteer Appreciation

Dan Kalb Oakland City Councilmember District 1 Presents Meals On Wheels Volunteer Appreciation ONN – Dan Kalb Oakland City Councilmember District 1 Presents Meals On Wheels Volunteer Appreciation Note from … Read More

Dan Kalb Interview Oakland Councilmember District One Talks Police Reform, Black Lives Matter

Dan Kalb Interview Oakland Councilmember District One Talks Police Reform, Black Lives Matter ONN – Dan Kalb Interview Oakland CM Talks Updates Note from Zennie62Media and Oakland News Now: this … Read More

John Jones, Regina Jackson, Barry Donelan, Dan Kalb, Others, On Changing Oakland Police Department

With Eyes on Policing, Oakland Hopes to Change ONN – John Jones, Regina Jackson, Barry Donelan, Dan Kalb, Others, On Changing Oakland Police Department The video from VOA News says … Read More

City Of Oakland, City Of Emeryville Announce Opening Of Family Matters Emergency Shelter

Cities of Emeryville and Oakland Announce Opening of Family Matters Emergency Shelter for Families Families offered shelter, services, support, and meals Oakland and Emeryville announce opening of new emergency shelter … Read More

Oakland Renters And Small Businesses Eviction Moratorium Extension: News From Councilmember Bas

Dear Oaklander, Heading into our 11th week sheltering in place, I’m inspired by recent wins for our community, such as the extension of my emergency eviction moratorium and a fall … 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

Tri Ngo Oakland City Council District One Candidate Talk With Zennie Abraham

Tri Ngo Oakland City Council District Two Candidate Talk With Zennie Abraham ONN – Tri Ngo Oakland City Council District Two Candidate Talk With Zennie Abraham Another interview with the … Read More

Oakland Chamber Of Commerce Asks: Tell Oakland City Council Not To Abuse Emergency Powers

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce sent out this request, which I have elected to re-post and amplify here at Oakland News Now. Tell Oakland City Council to Not its … Read More

Robert Bobb, Former Oakland CAO, Praises Ed Reiskin, The Next CAO

 Ed Reiskin lands Robert Bobb’s praise (click on the video to listen to Mr. Bobb’s commentary). Ed Reiskin, the current but as yet unconfirmed Oakland Chief Administrative Officer who … Read More

The First Online 2020 Oakland City Council District 1 Candidates Forum

Oakland, Ca. District 1 City Council Candidates Forum ONN – The First Online 2020 Oakland City Council District 1 Candidates Forum The first of what will be many Oakland City … Read More

Oakland City Council Teleconference Meeting Draws 1,000, Eviction Moratorium Unanimously Passed

Oakland, CA- This past Friday, March 27th, for the first time, the Oakland City Council held a special city council meeting by teleconference. An estimated 1,000 participants joined the meeting … Read More

Nikki Fortunato Bas: Oakland Councilmember Announces Eviction Moratorium

Oakland – Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland District Two Councilmember, says: effective immediately, my emergency ordinance protects renters, small businesses and nonprofits. Thank you to the thousands of Oaklanders who shared … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Calls For Action to Stop Spread Of COVID-19 At Special Oakland City Council Meeting

Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan Calls for Action to Stop Spread of COVID-19, Including through vulnerable and homeless communities, at March 27th Special Council Meeting Oakland, CA – To … Read More

Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember Calls Las Vegas Raiders Traitors Talks Oakland A’s Howard Terminal

Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember Calls Las Vegas Raiders Traitors Talks Oakland A’s Howard Terminal ONN – Dan Kalb Oakland Councilmember Calls Las Vegas Raiders Traitors Talks Oakland A’s Howard Terminal … Read More

Dan Kalb: Oakland District One Councilmember 2020 ReElection Live Interview

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Dan Kalb: Oakland District One Councilmember Interview At 11 Am Today, February 12 2020

Dan Kalb: Oakland District One Councilmember Interview At 11 Am Today, February 12 2020 ONN – Dan Kalb: Oakland District One Councilmember Interview At 11 Am Today, February 12 2020 … Read More

Jeremy Gong Isn’t Running For The Oakland City Council District 1 Seat, FYI

Jeremy Gong Isn’t Running For The Oakland City Council District 1 Seat, FYI ONN – Jeremy Gong Isn’t Running For The Oakland City Council District 1 Seat, FYI Jeremy Gong … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf 2020 State Of The City Address Video, Social Media Reactions

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gave her “State Of The City Address” four hours ago, and at the Oakland Museum of California. With all of the problems the City of Oakland … Read More

One Year After Patrick Scott Jr. Death, His Mom, City Of Oakland, Police, Seek Answers

On The Anniversary Of Young Man’s Death, His Mother, Council President Kaplan, Councilmember Kalb, The FBI, And The Oakland Police Department Seek The Public’s Help. Oakland, CA – This morning … Read More

Darrell Carter Of Montclair Greater Oakland Democratic Club, UC Berkeley, Passes

Darrell Carter Of Montclair Greater Oakland Democratic Club, UC Berkeley, Passes ONN – Darrell Carter Of Montclair Greater Oakland Democratic Club, UC Berkeley, Passes I received an email from Chris … Read More

Zennie62Media’s Zennie62 YouTube Live Will Resume Thursday With Three Shows

Zennie62Media’s Zennie62 YouTube Live Will Resume Thursday With Three Shows ONN – Zennie62Media’s Zennie62 YouTube Live Will Resume Thursday With Three Shows Zennie62, or me Zennie Abraham, will be back … Read More

Wedgewood Properties Prevails Over Moms 4 Housing Squatters in Oakland

The Alameda County Court system today ruled in favor of Wedgewood Properties, a Redondo Beach, Calif., based property investment company over a squatters group calling itself “Moms 4 Housing.” The … Read More

Oakland Squatters Moms 4 Housing, Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan: Wedgewood Properties Responds

Wedgewood Properties spokesman Sam Singer issued the following statement on behalf of the company in response to a post in Oakland News Now by Oakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan: The … Read More

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