Economic Stimulus For Oakland Or The Greater Bay Area Metropolitan Region? – Steve Lowe

Zennie62Media note: Steve Lowe is an Oakland landscape architect and developer who’s holds the following civic titles: VP, West Oakland Commerce Association VP, Jack London District Association Boardmember, Old Oakland … Read More

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

What They Are Saying As House Passes President Biden’s American Rescue Plan

The White House released this “What They Are Saying” press release after the U.S. House of Representatives passed President Biden’s American Rescue Plan WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: House Passes President … Read More

President Biden Gives Remarks After The American Rescue Plan Passes The Senate

The American Rescue Plan passed the Senate on Saturday. What’s dubbed “The COVID Relief Bill” is a $1.9 trillion package of spending plans focused on making sure Americans get the … 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

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

“White Privilege Tax” Video: Mark Dice Ignorant Of American History, Black History, Too – Transcript

“White Privilege Tax” Video: Mark Dice Ignorant Of American History, Black History, Too – Transcript The vlog above called “”White Privilege Tax” Video: Mark Dice Ignorant Of American History, Black … 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

Biden-Harris Administration Opens Health Insurance Special Enrollment Period On HealthCare.gov

Yesterday, the Biden-Harris Administration opened HealthCare.gov and CuidadoDeSalud.gov for a special enrollment period until May 15 to provide all Americans the opportunity to sign up for health insurance coverage amid … Read More

Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium Room Tax Revenue Dive Means Bond Reserve In Trouble In 2022

Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium Room Tax Revenue Dive Means Bond Reserve In Trouble In 2022 From YouTube Channel: February 16, 2021 at 12:42AM ONN – Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant … 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

Press Briefing By Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki, February 11, 2021

12:43 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. I have quite a few things at the top, but then we will take plenty of questions. I wanted to take … Read More

Oakland Public Education Fund And OUSD Provide Millions In Cash Assistance, Food, Computers

Oakland Public Education Fund and OUSD Provide Millions in Cash Assistance, Food, and Computers to Oakland Families; Team Embarks on Additional Fundraising Effort for Families in Need Oakland – Thanks … Read More

Oakland Has Apartments For Rent Under $1,500 Per Month, Check Out Apartments.com

There are affordable apartment units all over Oakland, you just have to look past the lies. Oakland, California, and America, is in the middle of The Pandemic, where a deadly … Read More

Elon Musk Jumped On Clubhouse, Said So Much COVID-19 Vaccine Would Be Made, Some Would Be Tossed

Elon Musk Jumped On Clubhouse, Said So Much COVID-19 Vaccine Would Be Made, Some Would Be Tossed ONN – Elon Musk Jumped On Clubhouse, Said So Much COVID-19 Vaccine Would … Read More

All Things Co-Op: Interview With Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin

All Things Co-op: Interview with Mayor Jesse Arreguin From YouTube Channel: November 3, 2020 at 06:50AM ONN – All Things Co-Op: Interview With Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin Mayor Jesse Arreguin … Read More

Damon Connolly Interview On 2021 Goals, Objectives As Marin County District One Supervisor

Marin County District One Supervisor Damon Connolly Q and A on 2021 Goals and Priorities starting with question on COVID. Vaccine. Economic Recovery Thank you Zennie for having me on … Read More

President Biden Executive Order On Tackling The Climate Crisis At Home And Abroad

The United States and the world face a profound climate crisis. We have a narrow moment to pursue action at home and abroad in order to avoid the most catastrophic … 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

The Hyundai Kona At Enterprise Rental Car Fayetteville, Georgia

The Hyundai Kona At Enterprise Rental Car Fayetteville, Georgia From YouTube Channel: January 26, 2021 at 05:47AM ONN – I rented The Hyundai Kona At Enterprise Rental Car Fayetteville, Georgia, … Read More

President Biden To Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions

President Biden to Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers Biden-Harris Administration Commits to Investing in American … Read More

Gavin Newsom’s Error: California Governor Bows To Recall Fears, Plans To Lift Stay At Home Order

My friend California Governor Gavin Newsom is just plain blowing it. As I have explained to Gov Newsom and anyone who would not listen, let alone pay attention, California should … Read More

President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Praised By Leading Economists

Leading Economists, Including Former Top Trump Advisor, Praise the American Rescue Plan and Stress Urgency of Additional Economic Relief Support continues to grow for President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, including … Read More

Biden White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, National Economic Council Director Brian Deese Press Briefing, January 22, 2021

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and National Economic Council Director Brian Deese January 22, 2021 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:03 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI: Good afternoon, … Read More

Oakland Council President Bas’ Progressive Corporate Tax Moves Forward Toward Eventual Ballot Entry

On January 9th, 2021, Oakland City Council President Nikki Fortunado Bas (District 2) introduced a resolution with Councilmember Thao (District 4) to create a Blue Ribbon Task Force for the … Read More

President Joe Biden And Vice President Kamala Harris Announce Jennifer Klein and Julissa Reynoso As Co-Chairs of the White House Gender Policy Council

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Co-Chairs of the White House Gender Policy Council WASHINGTON – Today, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced the … Read More

President Biden Picks Klein, Bronaugh, Palm, Trottenberg, Marten, Chopra, Gensler, For Posts

President-elect Biden Announces Additional Key Administration Posts WASHINGTON – On January 18th, President-elect Joe Biden announced a number of key administration posts: Elizabeth Klein, Deputy Secretary of the Interior; Dr. … Read More

Full Speech: President-Elect Joe Biden Blasts Trump Administration For Blocking Access During Transition

National Security Agency Review Teams Briefing Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by President-elect Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware This post based on press release sent directly to Zennie62Media by Biden-Harris … Read More

Port of Oakland Board Extends Project Labor Agreement 5 Years

Port partners with Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County Oakland – December 24, 2020: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners have extended the Port’s landmark project labor agreement … Read More

Black Youth Organizations Letter To Oakland City Council President Kaplan On Police Press Release

The letter below was originally presented in “Rebecca Kaplan Calling On Oakland Police to Stop Criminalizing Oakland Youth” here at Oakland News Now. It was digitized for presentation here. December … 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

Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland News: Clean Coal Makes Headway On Coal Dehydration Tech

Clean Coal makes headway on coal dehydration tech by finishing fabrication on rotary kiln From YouTube Channel: July 31, 2020 at 09:05AM ONN – Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland News: Clean … 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

Allegiant Stadium Clark County Stadium Bond Reserve Faces Depletion In Fiscal Year 2022

The $645 million general obligation bond that helped pay for construction of what was initially called Las Vegas Stadium, and is now the stadium for the former NFL Oakland Raiders … 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 Refinances To Save $87 Million In Future Debt Payments

Port of Oakland closed first of two bond sales Dec. 3, 2020 Oakland – The Port of Oakland said today it is refinancing $544 million of debt with its new … 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

President-Elect Joe Biden Announces Key Members Of Health Team Including Dr. Anthony Fauci

This deeply qualified, diverse team will be ready on day one to contain the COVID pandemic; ensure the safe, free, and equitable distribution of vaccines; make sure every American has … Read More

President-Elect Joe Biden Gives Remarks on the Final Jobs Numbers of 2020

President-Elect Joe Biden Gives Remarks on the Final Jobs Numbers of 2020 From YouTube Channel: December 4, 2020 at 03:59PM ONN – Tune in as President-elect Biden delivers remarks on … Read More

Joe Biden Issues Statement On The 50th Anniversary of The EPA, Environmental Protection Agency

Statement by President-elect Joe Biden on the 50th Anniversary of the Environmental Protection Agency More than fifty years ago, with rivers burning, pollution in air, and the public health and … Read More

President-Elect Biden And Vice President-Elect Harris Introduce Key Members Of Economic Team

President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris Introduce Key Members of Economic Team From YouTube Channel: December 1, 2020 at 01:55PM ONN – Gene Hazzard’s Ranted About Oakland And Political Corruption … Read More

President-Elect Joe Biden Wants Oakland, California, Atlanta, Georgia, America, To Know Economic Help Is On The Way

President-Elect Joe Biden issued this statement to the press, a message that says economic help in on the way, and that’s for every city from Oakland, California to Atlanta, Georgia, … Read More

Limited Stay-At-Home Order For Purple Tier Counties By Alameda County Health Care Services Agency

The Alameda County Health Care Services Agency issued a press release on the State of California “limited Stay at Home Order” last week. Here’s the full press release as sent … Read More

City Seeks To Remove Humanist Hall: Oakland Event Space Called Nuisance, Could Be COVID-19 Flashpoint

David Oertel, The President of Humanist Hall located at 390 27th Street, Oakland, CA, is in trouble. But, from the looks of things, the man who owns the facility that … Read More

Runoff: Rafael Warnock, Georgia-Born, vs. Kelly Loeffler, Carpetbagger From Illinois, For Senate

Wow. I am getting calls and texts from friends all over about the one race that America sees as the key to either Democratic Control (in proper noun version) of … 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

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

College of Alameda Vice President Honored for Free Food Program During Covid-19

Dr. Tina Vasconcellos, Vice President of Student Services at College of Alameda, was honored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee for her leadership in feeding students and community members during the COVID-19 … 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

Video On Donald Trump Saying Economy Does Better Under Democrats #TrumpDepression Is Twitter Trend

Video On Donald Trump Saying Economy Does Better Under Democrats #TrumpDepression Is Twitter Trend ONN – Video On Donald Trump Saying Economy Does Better Under Democrats #TrumpDepression Is Twitter Trend … 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

Rep Barbara Lee Issues Statement On Nov 2020 Endorsements Counters Oakland Mayor Schaaf Voting Guide

Rep Barbara Lee Issues Statement On Nov 2020 Endorsements Counters Oakland Mayor Schaaf Voting Guide ONN – Rep Barbara Lee Issues Statement On Nov 2020 Endorsements Counters Oakland Mayor Schaaf … 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

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