Nikki Fortunato Bas Running For Mayor Of Oakland, Would Become First Filipino Female Mayor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGAv1rbWrzQ ONN – Nikki Fortunato Bas Running For Mayor Of Oakland, Would Become First Filipino Female Mayor – video by the YouTube channel in the video’s upper left hand corner. … Read More

Nikki Fortunato Bas Oakland City Council Pres On MACRO, City Budget, And San Antonio Park

Dear Oakland, This Women’s Month, I’m sharing the stories of inspiring female and femme leaders who are dreaming and achieving love and justice for the people. Check out our spotlights … Read More

Oakland Community Visions For San Antonio Park Live Talk With Council President Nikky Fortunado Bas

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Asha Reed Is New City Clerk For The City Of Oakland Replacing LaTonda Simmons

LaTonda Simmons, the former City Clerk, is now City of Oakland Assistant City Administrator Oakland – The Oakland City Council has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Asha Reed as City … Read More

Oakland Must Establish MACRO Immediately Says The Worker Agency

Oakland Must Establish MACRO—an Alternative to Leading with Police for Mental Health Crises Response—Immediately Oakland residents, labor and elected officials are calling on the City Of Oakland to immediately implement … 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 Police Chief Armstrong To Restore Dedicated Chinese-Speaking Officer In Chinatown

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Oakland Councilmember Carroll Fife Blasts Mayor Schaaf As White Supremacist In District Email

The sad feud borne of a serious lack of leadership in Oakland just took another ugly turn with the District email that was issued by new Oakland District Three Councilmember … Read More

Oakland City Council’s Nikki Fortunato Bas, Carroll Fife, Blast Mayor Schaaf Over Chinatown Issue

Oakland City Council’s Nikki Fortunato Bas, Carroll Fife, Blast Mayor Schaaf Over Chinatown Issue ONN – Oakland City Council’s Nikki Fortunato Bas, Carroll Fife, Blast Mayor Schaaf Over Chinatown Issue … Read More

Nikki Fortunado Bas, Oakland City Council President, 1st Vlog Of 2021

Nikki Fortunado Bas, Oakland City Council President, 1st Vlog Of 2021 ONN – Nikki Fortunado Bas, Oakland City Council President, 1st Vlog Of 2021 – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube Nikki … Read More

Oakland Councilmembers Carroll Fife, Rebecca Kaplan, Nikki Fortunato Bas’ Must Help People Get $

The Oakland City Council held it’s first-ever virtual inauguration, which went very well, and managed to dramatically shorten the swearing-in time in the process, compared to past events of that … 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

Sustainable, Healthy Use Of Lake Merritt – Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland District 2 Councilmember

Sustainable, Healthy Use of Lake Merritt: Pilot Program Beginning this Weekend The issues at Oakland’s Lake Merritt are complex, with groups having different needs and perspectives, all of which are … Read More

City of Oakland Grants For Small Biz, Artists, Nonprofits, Violence Prevention Projects – Nikki Fortunato Bas

From the Nikki Fortunato Bas Councilmember, City of Oakland, District 2 Community Email comes this compendium of City of Oakland grant programs for business. $10K Grants for Essential Businesses: California … Read More

Red Flag Warning, Spare the Air, New Oakland COVID-19 Test Site – Councilmember Bas Letter

Dear Oaklander, I hope you and your loved ones are hanging in there as we in Oakland contend with wildfires in addition to COVID. Big appreciations to our firefighters, first … 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 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

The Details Of Defunding The Police In Oakland: The Kaplan / Bas Budget Memo Of July 21, 2020

The Oakland City Council is discussing Agenda Item 16: “Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Amendments”, which includes the “Defunding The Police” report filed by Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan and … Read More

Oakland City Council Votes To Send New Business Tax Structure To November 2022 Ballot

Oakland – The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to send a new Oakland business tax structure law into motion by placing a measure on the November 2022 ballot. Oakland’s business … Read More

Ben Bartlett And Berkeley Bans Tear Gas When Oakland Won’t: The ‘Era Of Militarism Is Over’

Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett turned a phrase that is spreading around the Internet when he said the “era of militarism is over”, after his City of Berkeley, Berkeley City Council … Read More

Oakland Renters And Small Businesses Eviction Moratorium Extension: News From Councilmember Bas

Dear Oaklander, Heading into our 11th week sheltering in place, I’m inspired by recent wins for our community, such as the extension of my emergency eviction moratorium and a fall … 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 City Council Teleconference Meeting Draws 1,000, Eviction Moratorium Unanimously Passed

Oakland, CA- This past Friday, March 27th, for the first time, the Oakland City Council held a special city council meeting by teleconference. An estimated 1,000 participants joined the meeting … Read More

Nikki Fortunato Bas: Oakland Councilmember Announces Eviction Moratorium

Oakland – Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland District Two Councilmember, says: effective immediately, my emergency ordinance protects renters, small businesses and nonprofits. Thank you to the thousands of Oaklanders who shared … Read More

Moratorium On Oakland COVID-19 Related Evictions Called For By Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas

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Wedgewood Properties Prevails Over Moms 4 Housing Squatters in Oakland

The Alameda County Court system today ruled in favor of Wedgewood Properties, a Redondo Beach, Calif., based property investment company over a squatters group calling itself “Moms 4 Housing.” The … Read More

Oakland Squatters Moms 4 Housing, Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan: Wedgewood Properties Responds

Wedgewood Properties spokesman Sam Singer issued the following statement on behalf of the company in response to a post in Oakland News Now by Oakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan: The … 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

Nikki Bas Oakland City Council District Two Candidate On “Keep Oakland Housed”

Statement from Nikki Fortunato Bas, Candidate for Oakland City Council District 2, on $9 Million for “Keep Oakland Housed” Homeless Program. While we applaud foundations contributing to housing solutions, our … Read More

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