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 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

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

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

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

Don Perata Interview – 2010 Oakland Mayor’s Race Interview With The Man Who Almost Won

Don Perata Interview – 2010 Oakland Mayor’s Race Interview With The Man Who Almost Won But for rank-choice voting, Don Perata, and not Jean Quan, would have been our Mayor … 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

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

How Oakland Chinatown Fire and Pandemic Stopped Shopping In Heartbreaking YouTube Video

Shop 疫情中購物 Chinatown of Oakland in May-Jun-Nov 2020 pandemic屋崙華埠 From YouTube Channel: November 17, 2020 at 04:07AM ONN – How Oakland Chinatown Fire and Pandemic Stopped Shopping In Heartbreaking YouTube … 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

Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council Interim Report Shows Major Problem: Analysis Paralysis

Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council Interim Report Shows Major Problem: Analysis Paralysis ONN – Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council Interim Report Shows Major Problem: Analysis Paralysis – vlog by Zennie62 … Read More

Oakland Economic Recovery Council 1st Meeting Monday, May 18, 2020

Oakland Economic Recovery Council 1st Meeting Monday, May 18, 2020 The City of Oakland reports: The Mayor and the Vice Mayor/Chair of the City Council Community and Economic Development Committee … Read More

Oakland City Council’s Weird Agenda: Oakland A’s Coliseum Closed Session Thursday Is Black NFL Group

Oakland City Council’s Weird Agenda: Oakland A’s Coliseum Closed Session Thursday Is Black NFL Group ONN – Oakland City Council’s Weird Agenda: Oakland A’s Coliseum Closed Session Thursday Is Black … Read More

Go And Bug Oakland Mayor Schaaf And Councilmember Taylor About Coronavirus Aide Today

COUNCILMEMBER LOREN TAYLOR PRESENTS COMMUNITY DISCUSSION IN EAST OAKLAND WITH RESIDENTS AND MAYOR SCHAAF REGARDING COVID-19 CRISIS AND OTHER CONCERNS Since the Mayor and Councilmember Loren Taylor are asking you … 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

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 Misconceptions About Coal – “Coal Can’t Be Clean”

Misconceptions about coal – “Coal can’t be clean.” From YouTube Channel: March 13, 2020 at 07:10AM ONN – Oakland Misconceptions About Coal – “Coal Can’t Be Clean” This is related … 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

Oakland Forgot Economic Development And It Shows In The Very Condition Of The City

The Oakland that I knew is dead. It was a city that had over 100 job training programs and several low interest loan and grant programs for businesses. It was … Read More

Sanpete Utah Needs Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal For Jobs

Sanpete County Utah has a population of over 27,000 people, and is located 122 miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah. Of late, in the ongoing push to build the … Read More

Fred Blackwell On Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal OBOT Oakland Army Base Project By Phil Tagami

Fred Blackwell On Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal OBOT Oakland Army Base Project By Phil Tagami From YouTube Channel: August 16, 2012 at 08:19AM ONN – Fred Blackwell On Oakland … Read More

Oakland, Utah, Wyoming: Subsidize Coal – Climate Change Is Due To Population Growth, Not Energy Type

The largest single threat to the ecology and biodiversity of the planet in the decades to come will be global climate disruption due to the buildup of human-generated greenhouse gases … Read More

Policing Can’t Be Reformed: Why Defunding and Abolishing is the Common-Sense Approach

Policing Can’t Be Reformed: Why Defunding and Abolishing is the Common-Sense Approach ONN – Policing Can’t Be Reformed: Why Defunding and Abolishing is the Common-Sense Approach Communities across the country … 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

Oakland City Council President Kaplan Proposes Budget Funding For Fire Works Response, More

Proposing Budget Funding To Provide Fire Works Response, Fire Safety, Education, Drive-In Theater and More Oakland, CA – In recent weeks, there has been an increase of people setting off … Read More

NFL Considering Black Investor Group Proposal To Bring Pro Football Team To Oakland

NFL Considering Black Investor Group Proposal To Bring Pro Football Team To Oakland ONN – I received a call and an email from someone who’s been involved in Oakland sports … Read More

Another Oakland Coal Ban Try Is Stupid: Is City Of Oakland Driven By Ego Vs. Phil Tagami?

The City of Oakland has lost yet another legal battle against the bulk terminal project it helped create, and against Phil Tagami, the man it once tried to get out … Read More

On Insight Terminal Solutions OBOT, Oakland Jobs, Extreme Left Fake News On Coal, COVID-19

Oakland from a distance – Even though we’re in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, some people insist on maintaining their pre-pandemic behaviors and won’t get a clue: such is … Read More

Port of Oakland Looks To Lead East Bay Rebound From COVID-19 Says Danny Wan

‘We will be on forefront of economic recovery,’ Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan tells business and civic leaders Oakland, Ca. – This region’s economic rebound from coronavirus would … Read More

Mayor Of Oakland Economic Recovery Council Shows She Doesn’t Get The Immediacy Of Our Problem

Mayor Of Oakland Economic Recovery Council Shows She Doesn’t Get The Immediacy Of Our Problem   ONN – Mayor Of Oakland Economic Recovery Council Shows She Doesn’t Get The Immediacy … Read More

Mayor Schaaf, Vice Mayor Reid Announce Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council

Mayor Schaaf, Vice Mayor Reid Announce Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council In my humble opinion, forming a “Economic Recovery Advisory Council” at this stage is late. By now, we know … Read More

Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium Ticket Sales Upstage LA Rams So-Fi Stadium: Mark Davis’ Revenge

Las Vegas Raiders Owner Mark Davis got his stadium (Allegiant Stadium) revenge against L.A. Rams Owner Stan Kronke and L.A. Chargers Owner Dean Spanos with the initial ticket sales data … Read More

City of Oakland Economic Development Failing Oaklanders, Must Set-Up #KeepOaklandGoing

Walden Pond Books, Gaylord’s Ice Creamery, and more well-known small businesses are suffering and closing due to the necessary shelter-in-place policies installed to combat the Global Pandemic. There are scores … Read More

City Of Oakland Plans Parks & Rec Employee Cuts After Voters Approve Measure Q

City Of Oakland Plans Parks & Rec Employee Cuts After Voters Approve Measure Q ONN – City Of Oakland Plans Parks & Rec Employee Cuts After Voters Approve Measure Q … Read More

Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week

Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week ONN – Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week Breaking News: … Read More

Oakland D3 Councilmember McElhaney On Gov Newsom California Shelter-In-Place Mandate

Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Explains Governor Gavin Newsom’s California Shelter-In-Place Mandate Update on COVID-19 Guidelines, Recommendations and Support During COVID-19 Pandemic BREAKING NEWS! Just three days after … Read More

Rumor: Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

Rumor: Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf ONN – Rumor: Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Rumor: Oakland Police Chief … Read More

City Of Oakland Was Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal Co-Developer

Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal Called Envrionmentally Friendly By City of Oakland In 2012   ONN – The planned Insight Terminal Solutions and California Capital Investment Group with Managing Partner … Read More

Alexa Jeffress: Oakland City Administrator Names Economic & Workforce Development Director

Why Oakland hired a housing developer to do economic development is of some concern. If you need a housing person, put them in the Oakland housing office. Alexa Jeffress has … Read More

City Of Oakland Is Not Meeting Its Economic Development Potential

I saw (most of) Zennie Abraham’s recent video critiquing Marisa Raya’s presentation to the Oakland Community and Economic Development Committee on May 8th, and think that it does merit consideration … Read More

Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal: City Of Oakland Knew Coal Was In OBOT

Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal: City Of Oakland Knew Coal Was In Plan

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