Loren Taylor Oakland Councilmember Run For Mayor And District 6 Re-Election Is Illegal

https://youtu.be/Z8voFyzPP80 Oakland News Now – Loren Taylor Oakland Councilmember Run For Mayor And District 6 Re-Election Is Illegal – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for … Read More

Oakland City Council Approves Including Councilmember Bas, Taylor, Police Alternatives In Budget

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jr76iUKjIyQ ONN – Oakland City Council Approves Including Councilmember Bas, Taylor, Police Alternatives In Budget Oakland City Council approves funding police alternatives – video by the YouTube channel in the … Read More

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

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor’s Town Hall : Eliminating Local Contracting Disparities

Oakland Town Hall: Eliminating Local Contracting Disparities From YouTube Channel: February 13, 2021 at 09:51PM ONN – Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor’s Town Hall : Eliminating Local Contracting Disparities Watch Councilmember … 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

Loren Taylor Oakland Councilmember: Stay At Home Order Effective December 7th Update

Dear Oaklander, Given the record-breaking surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Alameda County has joined other Bay Area health departments and the City of Berkeley in implementing the State’s Regional … Read More

Oakland Progressives Party YouTube Fundraiser Celebrating Oakland Rising’s Jessamyn Sabbag

Oakland Progressives Party – 12/2 @ 5-6:30 From YouTube Channel: December 3, 2020 at 10:01AM ONN – Oakland Progressives Party YouTube Fundraiser Celebrating Oakland Rising’s Jessamyn Sabbag This YouTube video … Read More

Oakland Race And Gender Disparities Study Released After Councilmember Taylor, Oakland African Chamber of Commerce Action

COUNCILMEMBER LOREN TAYLOR, THE OAKLAND AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND WIDE RANGE OF COMMUNITY LEADERS SUCCESSFULLY ADVOCATE FOR RELEASE OF OAKLAND’S RACE AND GENDER DISPARITY STUDY On Tuesday, November … 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

Conversation With Your Councilmember Loren Taylor – Oakland District 6 – EastOaklandHills 10.8.20

Conversation With Your Councilmember [Loren Taylor – Oakland District 6] – EastOaklandHills 10.8.20 From YouTube Channel: October 29, 2020 at 02:55AM ONN – Conversation With Your Councilmember Loren Taylor – … Read More

Oakland City Council: Councilmember Loren Taylor Leads Passage Of Homeless Encampment Policy

Oakland – On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the Oakland City Council unanimously passed its first Encampment Management Policy clarifying how it will ensure health and safety for those living in … 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

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

Loren Taylor, Oakland District 6 Councilmember, Sends Updates On State And Local Policy

In his newsletter Oakland District 6 Councilmember Loren Taylor shared a series of news updates related to homelessness and tenant and landlord protection. Here they are: City Of Oakland Homeless … Read More

Oakland City Council To Consider New Homeless Encampment Management Policy

Oakland – On Monday September 21st, the Oakland City Council will move one step closer to clarifying to how Oakland will manage and support homeless encampments throughout the city. Led … Read More

Councilmember Taylor Brings Experience Leading Disruptive Innovation To Oakland’s Public Safety Transformation

(NOTE:  There is still time to apply for a role on Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce.  Apply Now – Click Here)  Prior to serving as District 6 representative, Councilmember Loren … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor Town Hall Discussion On Homeless Encampment Management

Town Hall Discussion on Homeless Encampment Management From YouTube Channel: June 23, 2020 at 11:13AM ONN – Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor Town Hall Discussion on Homeless Encampment Management From Oakland … Read More

Black Businesses & Community With Oakland City Councilmember Loren Taylor

Black Businesses & Community with Oakland CityCouncilmember Loren Taylor From YouTube Channel: April 17, 2020 at 06:42PM ONN – Black Businesses & Community With Oakland City Councilmember Loren Taylor In … Read More

Oakland City Council Fakes Defunding Police, Slashes Community Services Says Cat Brooks

Oakland – Tuesday night July 21, 2020, The Oakland City Council had the historic opportunity to address the decades-long budget inequity that has left police with the lion’s share of … 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 Delays “UberLyft” Rideshare Tax Vote To Look At Berkeley’s – Here It Is

The Oakland City Council was all set to pass legislation that would have placed a special tax on what it calls “Transportation Network Companies” or rideshare firms like Uber and … Read More

Oakland Overwhelmingly Supports Defunding Police, Investing In Housing, And Health Services

Community Survey Finds Overwhelming Support Across Oakland for Defunding OPD and Investing in Housing, Mental Health Services Survey conducted by #DefundthePolice Coalition finds strong support for Councilmember Nikky Bas’s (District … Read More

Press Conference: Oakland Council President Kaplan To Reopen Budget Vote To Defund Police

Press Conference: In Midst of Mounting Pressure and Day of Action, Oakland Council President Kaplan to Reopen Budget Vote; Commit to Join Bas, Labor, Community to Defund Police Oakland, Ca … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor at Kickoff of The March for Black Lives in #DeepEastOakland

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor at Kickoff of The March for Black Lives in #DeepEastOakland ONN – Councilmember Loren Taylor shares some thoughts at the beginning of the March for Black … Read More

Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember Shows Oakland City Council How To Defund Police

Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember Shows Oakland City Council How To Defund Police ONN – Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember Shows Oakland City Council How To Defund Police Raw transcript from video: … Read More

Oakland Equity Caucus Budget Approved,$26.9M In COVID-19 Funding

Oakland Equity Caucus Budget Approved,$26.9M in COVID-19 Funding for Most Impacted Communities, Redirects Police Funding OAKLAND, Calif. – On Tuesday, June 23, Oakland City Council approved the “Community First Budget” … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor District 6 Gives Update On Protests And Oakland Police

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor District 6 Gives Update On Protests And Oakland Police ONN – Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor District 6 Gives Update On Protests And Oakland Police Note from … Read More

“Jana Wilson” On Facebook Looks And Is Used Like A Fake Profile Designed To Spread Controversy

“Jana Wilson” On Facebook Looks And Is Used Like A Fake Profile Designed To Spread Controversy ONN – “Jana Wilson” On Facebook Looks And Is Used Like A Fake Profile … Read More

City Of Oakland Issues Curfew Following Eruption Of Nighttime Violence

City of Oakland Declares Local Emergency, Issues Curfew Following Eruption of Nighttime Violence Curfew in effect from 8 pm to 5 am starting tonight Oakland, CA – For the safety … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor Reflections On Protests In Oakland

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor Reflections On Protests In Oakland ONN – Councilmember Loren Taylor provides Reflections On recent Protests In Oakland following police killing of #GeorgeFloyd Note from Zennie62Media and … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor Vlog1

Oakland Councilmember Loren Taylor Vlog1 ONN – Note from Zennie62Media and Oakland News Now: this video-blog post demonstrates the full and live operation of the latest updated version of an … Read More

Councilmember Loren Taylor Vlog – Take 2

Councilmember Loren Taylor Vlog – Take 2 ONN – Note from Zennie62Media and Oakland News Now: this video-blog post demonstrates the full and live operation of the latest updated version … 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

Loren Taylor Oakland Councilmember District 6 Livestream: COVID-19 Updates And Community Tips

District 6 Matters: COVID-19 Updates & Ways To Protect Our Community ONN – Loren Taylor Oakland Councilmember District 6 Livestream: COVID-19 Updates And Community Tips This is an upcoming YouTube … Read More

City of Oakland Launches Operation HomeBase For Homeless Residents Vulnerable To COVID-19

Oakland, CA – Mayor Libby Schaaf, Vice Mayor Larry Reid, and City Councilmember Loren Taylor joined with community and philanthropic leaders today to announce the opening of Operation HomeBase, a … Read More

Loren Taylor Oakland District 6 Councilmember Interview On Pandemic Related Services

Loren Taylor Oakland District 6 Councilmember Interview On Pandemic Related Services ONN – Loren Taylor Oakland District 6 Councilmember Interview On Pandemic Related Services Oakland District 6 Councilmember Loren Taylor … 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

Visit Oakland Just Issued “100 Things To Do In Oakland” – Uh, “Shelter In Place”?

Visit Oakland Just Issued “100 Things To Do In Oakland” – Uh, “Shelter In Place”? ONN – Visit Oakland Just Issued “100 Things To Do In Oakland” – Uh, “Shelter … Read More

Loren Taylor Oakland District 6 Councilmember’s Letter On Tragic Armed Roberries

Message from Councilmember Loren Taylor to residents of Oakland District 6 on recent public safety and crime incidents Over the past several weeks I have had many phone calls, email … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Welcomes New Oakland City Council Members

Oakland, CA – Following the elections, the Oakland City Council will have three new members. Rebecca Kaplan, the only city-wide elected member of the Oakland City Council (At-Large), reached out … Read More

White Oakland Celebrates Loren Taylor Win Over Desley Brooks – Postscript

Just after I wrote the Oakland News Now blog post “White Oakland Celebrates Loren Taylor Win Over Desley Brooks,” I received this text message from a friend of mine who … Read More

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