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

Oakland Ranked Choice Voting Election: Alameda County Registrar of Voters Latest Results, Nov 8th 2020

Oakland FAD – The Alameda County Registrar of Voters has posted its latest version of the base-level vote tallies for each of the races and measures in the November 3rd, … Read More

Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland District Three Councilmember, Celebrates Joe Biden – Kamela Harris

Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland District Three Councilmember, Celebrates Joe Biden – Kamela Harris ONN – Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland District Three Councilmember, Celebrates Joe Biden – Kamela Harris – vlog … Read More

Lynette Gibson McElhaney Will Concede Oakland City Council D 3 Election If Carroll Fife Gets 51 %

Lynette Gibson McElhaney Will Concede Oakland City Council D 3 Election If Carroll Fife Gets 51 % ONN – Lynette Gibson McElhaney Will Concede Oakland City Council D 3 Election … Read More

Full Oakland, Berkeley, California, East Bay Election Results For 2020 Election

Here Are The Full Oakland California, Berkeley, California Election Results For The 2020 Election, Including Measures, And Results For Piedmont And San Leandro Who will win the 2020 Election for … Read More

To Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland Councilmember, District Three, Thanks For Your Service

To Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland Councilmember, District Three, Thanks For Your Service ONN – To Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland Councilmember, District Three, Thanks For Your Service – vlog by Zennie62 … Read More

Lynette Gibson McElhaney: Oakland Councilmember Reports 100 Signs Vandalized In District

Lynette Gibson McElhaney: Oakland Councilmember Reports 100 Signs Vandalized In District ONN – Lynette Gibson McElhaney: Oakland Councilmember Reports 100 Signs Vandalized In District Lynette Gibson McElhaney: Oakland Councilmember Reports … Read More

Ex Oakland Coliseum JPA Boss Scott McKibben’s Plea Deal In Conflict-Of-Interest Case Covers For Board, City Attorney

On Wednesday, Scott McKibben, now the former Executive Director of The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority and currently President Of The Oakland Panthers of The Indoor Football League, accepted … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney and Tanya Dennis Talk About Loss In This Video

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney and Tanya Dennis Talk About Loss In This Video ONN – Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney and Tanya Dennis Talk About Loss In This Video … 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

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

“Daniel’s Story By Seneca Scott” Oakland City Council D3 Candidate YouTube Video

Daniel’s Story by Seneca Scott From YouTube Channel: September 23, 2020 at 07:30PM ONN – “Daniel’s Story By Seneca Scott” Oakland City Council D3 Candidate YouTube Video Note: not an … Read More

Lynette Gibson McElhaney Oakland City Council District Three 2020 Race Interview On Zennie62 YouTube

Lynette Gibson McElhaney Oakland City Council District Three 2020 Race Interview On Zennie62 YouTube From YouTube Channel: September 25, 2020 at 02:14AM ONN – Lynette Gibson McElhaney Oakland City Council … Read More

Oakland City Council 2020 Race: Union Committee To Replace Lynette Gibson McElhaney With Carroll Fife, Kaplan, Formed

 The 2020 Oakland City Council race gets stranger and stranger as documents show (it’s always “documents show”, huh) that the Alameda Labor Council and the AFL-CIO have formed a … Read More

Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge 150th Anniversary. (see description)

Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge 150th Anniversary. (see description) From YouTube Channel: September 16, 2020 at 03:00AM ONN – Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge 150th Anniversary 80min. Closed Captioned 1920×1080 1. 150th … Read More

Alameda County Democratic Party Oakland City Council District 3 Debate 2020

Alameda County Democratic Party Oakland City Council District 3 Debate 2020 ONN – Alameda County Democratic Party Oakland City Council District 3 Debate 2020 Alameda County Democratic Party Oakland City … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Was So Excited With Kamala Harris As VP She Screamed

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Was So Excited With Kamala Harris As VP She Screamed ONN – Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Talks DNC 2020 And Kamela Harris With Zennie62Media … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Talks DNC 2020 And Kamela Harris With Zennie62Media

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Talks DNC 2020 And Kamela Harris With Zennie62Media ONN – Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Talks DNC 2020 And Kamela Harris With Zennie62Media Oakland’s District … Read More

Cat Brooks Blasts Oakland Coalition For Police Accountability In Ginale Harris Ouster From Police Commission

Caught Cat Brooks for a 37 minute interview from her mountain perch and via the Zennie62Media network. The actress that become activist, and almost the Mayor of Oakland (I still … Read More

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t ONN – Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, … 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 City Council District 3 2020 Election Race: Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Carroll Fife + 5 Challengers

Lynette Gibson McElhaney, the incumbent, two-term, Oakland City Council District Three Councilmember has managed to draw six challengers as of this writing: Jesse Alexander, Carroll Fife, Brandi Haskins, Noel Pico, … 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

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: Fake Body Bag, Hangman Noose Found At Lake Merritt On Lakeshore June 17 – Update

Oakland: Fake Body Bag And Hangman Noose Found At Lake Merritt On Lakeshore Side Thursday Morning   ONN – Oakland: Fake Body Bag And Hangman Noose Found At Lake Merritt … Read More

City Of Oakland, City Of Emeryville Announce Opening Of Family Matters Emergency Shelter

Cities of Emeryville and Oakland Announce Opening of Family Matters Emergency Shelter for Families Families offered shelter, services, support, and meals Oakland and Emeryville announce opening of new emergency shelter … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Welcomes PG&E To Uptown Oakland

Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Welcomes PG&E To Uptown Oakland ONN – Oakland Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Welcomes PG&E To Uptown Oakland, Says Town Will Affect It. Note from Zennie62Media … 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 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

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

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

COVID-19 Pandemic Update From Oakland D3 Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney

Update on COVID-19 Guidelines, Recommendations and Support During COVID-19 Pandemic Friends, Below are important updates on local government’s efforts to stem the impact of the COVID19 pandemic and to keep … Read More

McClymonds High School Closure TCE Update And FAQ By Oakland Councilmember McElhaney

Oakland – On Thursday, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) announced a precautionary closure of McClymonds High School after tests revealed that a cancer-causing chemical called trichloroethylene (TCE) was found in … 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

Oakland Adams Point Perkins Street Needs Repaving Now, Not In 2021 Councilmember McElhaney

Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney, here’s your wake up call! The Adams Point natives are restless for Perkins Street to be repaved, and this year, not next year. … Read More

Oakland City Council D3 Race: Jesse Alexander, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Noel Pico, Faye Taylor Run

Jesse Alexander, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Noel Pico, Faye Taylor Run For Oakland City Council D3 ONN – Jesse Alexander, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Noel Pico, Faye Taylor Run For Oakland City … Read More

Oakland’s Lynette Gibson McElhaney Named President Of Black Elected Officials East Bay

Oakland – Black Elected Officials of the East Bay announced the election of Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney as the new President of the Board of Directors. Councilmember … Read More

Son Of Oakland, Light That Shines, Victor McElhaney Tribute Painting

Victor McElhaney is the focus of a beautiful image that was sent to Zennie62Media this morning and that you see, above. The artwork was commissioned, by Cava Menzies of Colorqueen.org … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Cancels Oakland City Council Meeting, Condolences To Councilmember McElhaney

Oakland, CA – OAKLAND, CA – Yesterday we learned Councilmember McElhaney’s son Victor McElhaney was fatally shot in Southern California. Victor was a Senior at USC Thornton School of Music … Read More

Oakland CMs Rebecca Kaplan, McElhaney, Gallo, To Intro Dockless Bike, Scooter Regulations

Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan (At-Large) has Co- Authored an Ordinance with fellow Oakland Councilmembers Lynette McElhaney (District Three) and Noel Gallo (District Five) to establish new regulations and permits for … Read More

If Oakland Is Serious On Homeless Funding, Rip Property Tax Money From Alameda County

Oakland can get homeless funding, and end-run Alameda County. Here’s how. Oakland has officially forgot how to use government to solve its pressing problem of homelessness. We have the tools … Read More

Lynette Gibson McElhaney, City Of Oakland, 4th Of July Plea To Avoid Guns, Illegal Fireworks

Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney ((510) 238-3266 and LMcElhaney@oaklandnet.com) and the City of Oakland sent this “Love Life” message for Oaklanders, today, before the Fourth of July 2018. … Read More

Oakland City Council To Vote On Tenant Relocation Help Ordinance July 10th

The Oakland City Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee voted to advance an an ordinance to help tenant relocations last Tuesday, June 30 2018, and on to the full City … Read More