Derreck Johnson Amps Kamala Harris Endorsement vs Kaplan’s Sanders In Oakland City Council Race

Ok, Democratic Representative for Vice President Kamala Harris backs Derreck Johnson. Kaplan counters with Bernie Sanders, so Johnson breaks out the commercials with Harris in them. Wow, this Oakland City … Read More

Oakland Public Ethics Commission Complaint On Lane Partners Not About Lynette Gibson-McElhaney

This Oakland Public Ethics Commission Complaint comes under the subhead-line of ‘bone-headed reports by fake news folks with racist agendas” and refers to an Oakland Public Ethics Commission Complaint that … 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

Rebecca Kaplan: Oakland City Council President Co-Authors “Oscar Grant Way” Resolution

Oakland, CA – Today in the Life Enrichment Committee the Resolution introduced by former Councilmember Desley Brooks, and co-authored by Council President Kaplan, to rename the unnamed road adjacent to … Read More

The Goodnews Is … By Paul Cobb’s Elections Blog For Oakland News Now

The Measure AA campaign is a sugar-coated pander to taxpayers, and as a former member of the Oakland Board of Education, I can recognize “political panhandling.”

Re-Elect Desley Brooks As Oakland City Council District Six Councilmember

Oakland Councilmember Desley Brooks is up for re-election as Oakland City Council District Six representative, and as one who has witnessed how hard she works for the people who live … Read More

Elaine Brown, Civil Rights Icon, Endorses Natasha Middleton for Oakland City Council District 6

OAKLAND – Natasha Middleton, candidate for Oakland City Council District 6, announced the endorsement today of civil rights icon, author and former Black Panther chair Elaine Brown. “I wholeheartedly endorse … Read More

Desley Brooks, Noel Gallo, Oakland Councilmembers Back Job Training Funding Initiative

City of Oakland Councilmembers Desley Brooks (District Six) and Noel Gallo (District Five) are backing an initiative for the November 2018 ballot. Called “Career Jobs Fund Now!”, the legislation, slated … Read More

How To Find Out Who’s Running For Office In The City Of Oakland As Of June 1, 2018

Hey Oaklander! So, your friend tells you to vote for City Of Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan for Mayor of Oakland or Cat Brooks and Saied Kamarooz, but you don’t know … Read More

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