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

Steven Donziger: Attorney Loses Again in Chevron Ecuador Fraud Lawsuit

Steven Donziger, the disgraced American attorney – who helped secure a fraudulent $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron in Ecuador by bribing the Ecuadorean trial judge and ghost-writing his opinion – … Read More

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Indoor Sports Ban Challenged In San Mateo Co. High School Girl’s Lawsuit

On February 19th, California Governor Gavin Newsom received high praise for lifting the ban on youth sports, and that news was highlighted here at OaklandNewsNow.com. However, the liberation was to … 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

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

From “DeFund The Police” To “Ban Bad Cops” As A Policy Focus In Oakland And America

The murders of Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Stephon Clark, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and the latest reported name … Read More

Despite Gov. Newsom, California High School Sports Are Openly Playing Games

  “The Dam has Broken for Youth Sports” Say Parents and Kids Sacramento – California youth sports were played in the State Capital this weekend as a high school football … 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

Delvecchio Finley Left Alameda Health System To Become CEO Of Atrium Health Navicent In Atlanta

An Alameda Health System follow-up on Delvecchio Finley, and based on Oakland News Now‘s original reporting of the AHS lawsuit against the Alameda County Board of Supervisors for allegations that… … Read More

Trump Capitol Rally Points To Plan To Keep Trump As POTUS Even If He Lost 2020 Election

To start, this Trump Rally blog post is, at this point, a purely speculative work, designed to help tie together what is at this point a disparate set of facts … 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

Alameda County Health Care Services Provides Healthcare Workers First COVID-19 Vaccinations at St. Rose Hospital

The Alameda County Health Care Services Agency today started providing some of the first COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline medical workers and first responders at highest risk for exposure during a … Read More

Faizon Love: Black Actor Racism Lawsuit Against Universal Pictures Moves Forward

Attorneys Seek Testimony from Universal Execs Adam Fogelson, Ron Meyer and Michael Moses Over Faizon Love’s Erasure from “Couples Retreat” Movie Los Angeles (December 6, 2020) – Film star and … Read More

Trump Is Right: Section 230 Should Be Reformed And President-Elect Joe Biden Should Do It

(That photo of now former Twitter Senior Vice President of Global Content Kay Matadi may not make sense now, but read on. It will. ) President Donald Trump’s not scoring … Read More

Alameda Health System Sues Alameda County Over Misuse of Pension Fund Money

The Alameda Health System (AHS), which operates Highland Hospital and other safety net hospitals and clinics, is suing Alameda County’s Employee Retirement Association (ACERA) to recover tens of millions of … Read More

Why Actor Faizon Love Is Suing Universal Studios Now

Faizon Love: Actor’s Suing Hollywood Studio Universal Studios For Couples Retreat Racism Faizon Love, the Black actor and comedian (AKA Langston Faizon Santisima), filed a lawsuit this week against Universal … Read More

City of Oakland Says Anyone, Including You, Can Submit A Coliseum Land Stadium Development Plan

City of Oakland Says Anyone, Including You, Can Submit A Coliseum Land Stadium Development Plan ONN – City of Oakland Says Anyone, Including You, Can Submit A Coliseum Land Stadium … Read More

Oakland, CA & Portland, OR file joint lawsuit against Federal Government

Oakland, CA & Portland, OR file joint lawsuit against Federal Government From YouTube Channel: October 15, 2020 at 06:13PM ONN – Oakland, Portland, California, Oregon, lawsuit, joint lawsuit, Portland police … Read More

Oakland vs Raiders and NFL: Oakland Filed Complaint To 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals On Al Davis Day

Oakland vs Raiders and NFL: Oakland Filed Complaint To 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals On Al Davis Day ONN – Oakland vs Raiders and NFL: Oakland Filed Complaint To 9th … 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

Re-Elect Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker To Protect Oakland Tenants

Since taking over for the three-times-elected Oakland City Attorney John Russo, Barbara Parker has consistently worked to protect tenants in Oakland at a time when the City’s very cultural fabric … 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 African-American NFL Expansion Team Has City Of Oakland vs Raiders Lawsuit Blocking It

Oakland African-American NFL Expansion Team Has City Of Oakland vs Raiders Lawsuit Blocking It ONN – Oakland African-American NFL Expansion Team Has City Of Oakland vs Raiders Lawsuit Blocking It … Read More

Bank Of America PPP Loan Mess Leads To Wrongly Asking Americans To Give EIDL Money Back

Bank Of America’s PPP Loan (Payroll Protection Program) Program Is A Horrible Mess Early on, Bank of America was the focus of a lawsuit because the banking giant was not … Read More

Las Vegas Raiders Johnathan Abram Suffered Collarbone Injury After MNF Game By Joseph Armendariz

Las Vegas Raiders Johnathan Abram Suffered Collarbone Injury After MNF Game By Joseph Armendariz From YouTube Channel: September 27, 2020 at 09:59AM ONN – Las Vegas Raiders Johnathan Abram Suffered … Read More

Oakland Raiders vs San Diego Chargers: Former NFL Host City Mayors Talk Local Government Fiscal Realities

Fiscal Realities for Local Government From YouTube Channel: September 21, 2020 at 09:11AM ONN – Oakland Raiders vs San Diego Chargers: Former NFL Host City Mayors Talk Local Government Fiscal … 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

Interview with Founder of Oakland’s Raided Mushroom Church, Dave Hodges

Interview with Founder of Oakland’s Raided Mushroom Church, Dave Hodges From YouTube Channel: September 19, 2020 at 06:08PM ONN – On August 13th, 2020 Oakland Police Department illegally raided Zide … 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

Chevron Ecuador Victory in International Court Over Lawsuit Fraud

Chevron scores Another Giant Chevron Ecuador Legal Win San Ramon, Ca – The District Court of The Hague this week ruled in favor of Chevron Corporation in its dispute with … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Successfully Argues To Keep Education Funding In Federal Lawsuit

Oakland – An effort by the U.S. Department of Education to take public education dollars away from Oakland Unified School District and countless other Districts and give it to private … Read More

Monitor Warshaw’s Report On Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick False Statement; Need For Oversight

Oakland – This week, Robert Warshaw, The Federal Monitor over the Oakland Police Department released a new report, detailing deception and cover-up at the top of OPD. As many in … Read More

Anne Kirkpatrick, Former Oakland Police Chief, Files Lawsuit Against City Of Oakland

Press Release: “Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick was Fired in Retaliation for Exposing Oakland Police Commission Corruption, Abuse of Power, According to Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed Today. Kirkpatrick Seeks Damages from … Read More

Robert Warshaw Report Points Mayor Of Oakland, Police Department Faults In Shooting Of Joshua Pawlik

The Joshua Pawlik Shooting is the focus of the just released report by Robert Warshaw, the Thelton E. Henderson court-appointed monitor of the Oakland Police Department in the wake of … Read More

Pandemic Affects The MLB 2020 Specifically The Cardinals And Daniel Lust, Sports Attorney.

Pandemic Affects The MLB 2020 Specifically The Cardinals And Daniel Lust, Sports Attorney. ONN – Daniel Lust discusses the lawsuit the Washington Football Club owner Daniel Snyder filed for defamation … Read More

Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium Ironworkers Lawsuit: Derr & Isbell, Builders Didn’t Pay Them

A giant civil lawsuit (case number 2:20-cv-00716) against many of the major contractors involved in the building and construction of The NFL Raiders Las Vegas Stadium now called Allegiant Stadium, … Read More

City Of Oakland Settles 2016 Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Lawsuit

City Of Oakland Settles 2016 Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Lawsuit ONN – City Of Oakland Settles 2016 Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Lawsuit Oakland, CA –Today the Oakland City Council authorized … Read More

Georgia Gov. Kemp’s Anti-Mask Executive Order Against Atlanta Mayor Bottoms Is Illegal

On Tuesday, Republican Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order that was really against Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and her order for that City’s residents to wear masks … Read More

California AG Becerra Announces Lawsuit To Protect K-12 Public School Pandemic Relief Funds

AG Becerra Announces Lawsuit to Protect K-12 Public School Pandemic Relief Funds ONN – California AG Becerra Announces Lawsuit To Protect K-12 Public School Pandemic Relief Funds California Attorney General … Read More

Oakland City Attorney Sues Landlords King V. Chau, James H. Chau, Judy N. Chau

City Attorney Files Tenant Protection and Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Local Landlords Oakland, CA – On Thursday, May 28th, City Attorney Barbara J. Parker filed a lawsuit under the Tenant … Read More

Oakland Lawyer Dan Siegel Wins Restraining Order Barring Oakland Police Use Of Tear Gas

Congratulations to Oakland Lawyer Dan Siegel, along with Walter Riley and National Lawyers Guild – San Francisco Bay Area attorney James Burch. The press release sent to Zennie62Media was clear: … Read More

Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study: Black Officers Treated Poorly

Basic conclusion of the Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study is that “black officers were more likely to have an investigative case sustained against them than officers of … Read More

City Of Oakland Encourages Residents To Apply For Measure LL Oakland Police Commission – Updated

City of Oakland Encourages Oakland Residents To Apply for Measure LL Police Commission – Updated UPDATE: Application Deadline Extended to June 30, 2020 Oakland – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and … Read More

Alameda Police Arrest Mali Watkins, Black Man, For Dancing In The Street Violating First Amendment

Alameda Police Arrest Mali Watkins, Black Man, For Dancing In The Street Violating First Amendment ONN – Alameda Police Arrest Mali Watkins, Black Man, For Dancing In The Street Violating … 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

Ninth Circuit: Oakland Breached Contract With Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal / Army Base Developer By Banning Coal

Oakland had some indication that coal was one of the potential commodities that might be handled” prior to contracting with developer, Court finds. OAKLAND, Ca – The City of Oakland … Read More

City of Oakland Encourages Oakland Residents To Apply For Measure LL Police Commission

Oakland – Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Selection Panel for the Police Commission today announced the opening of the application process to serve on the Oakland Police Commission. The Police … 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

Oakland Eviction Moratorium Information Video By “Public Education Struggle”

Oakland Eviction Moratorium Information ONN – By the YouTube Channel “public education struggle”, which reports: As of early April, 31% of renters in the United States cannot pay rent. No … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Upsets Oakland Raiders Fans With Lawsuit Views

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Upsets Oakland Raiders Fans With Lawsuit Views ONN – Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Upsets Oakland Raiders Fans With Lawsuit Views Oakland Councilmember and friend … Read More

City of Oakland’s Lawsuit vs Raiders, NFL Over Las Vegas Relocation Dismissed By Judge Spero

City of Oakland’s Lawsuit vs Raiders, NFL Over Las Vegas Relocation Dismissed By Judge Spero ONN – City of Oakland’s Lawsuit vs Raiders, NFL Over Las Vegas Relocation Dismissed By … Read More

City Of Oakland To Pay $1.4M To Mom of Homeless Man Killed By Police In Video

Oakland to Pay $1.4M to Mom of Homeless Man Killed by Police ONN – City Of Oakland To Pay $1.4M To Mom of Homeless Man Killed By Police In Video … Read More

Was Oakland / Las Vegas Raiders Spy On Zennie Abraham At NFL Draft 2007 NYC Marc Badain?

Was Oakland / Las Vegas Raiders Spy On Zennie Abraham At NFL Draft 2007 NYC Marc Badain? ONN – Was Oakland / Las Vegas Raiders Spy On Zennie Abraham At … Read More

Disgraced Chevron Ecuador Attorney Steven Donziger Makes Plea For Freedom From House Arrest

New York – In what is easily the most ironic press event of the worldwide coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, disgraced Chevron Ecuador attorney Steven Donziger appealed to be released from house … Read More

City Of Oakland Lawsuit vs NFL, Oakland Raiders, To Be Dismissed; Prejudiced Judge Spero

City Of Oakland Lawsuit vs NFL, Oakland Raiders, To Be Dismissed; Prejudiced Judge Spero ONN – City Of Oakland Lawsuit vs NFL, Oakland Raiders, To Be Dismissed; Prejudiced Judge Spero … Read More

City Of Oakland Lawsuit vs NFL And Oakland Raiders Survives ZOOM Hearing; Dismiss Motion Not Dead

City Of Oakland Lawsuit vs NFL And Oakland Raiders Survives ZOOM Hearing; Dismiss Motion Not Dead ONN – City Of Oakland Lawsuit vs NFL And Oakland Raiders Survives ZOOM Hearing; … Read More

City of Oakland vs Oakland Raiders Motion To Dismiss Hearing Today On ZOOM: How You Can Attend

City of Oakland vs Oakland Raiders Motion To Dismiss Hearing Today On ZOOM: How You Can Attend The hearing that will determine the fate of the lawsuit against the NFL … Read More

Pandemic Is Time For Richmond, Oakland, To Drop Coal Ban Attempts, Create Jobs, Save Lives

The COVID-19 Pandemic has made the objectives of climate change activists questionable, and the need to maintain traditional energy operations, including those for coal, paramount, both for the maintenance of … Read More

City of Oakland Outlines Small Business, Workforce Support to Mitigate Impacts Of COVID-19

Oakland, CA – To mitigate the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Oakland wants to highlight a variety of programs and efforts to support small businesses … Read More

Insight Terminal Solutions OBOT And Oakland $240M CTC Grant Defended By John Barna

The Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal (OBOT) may seem to have its mainstream media detractors, but those who have made the decision to finance it know better. … Read More

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