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

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

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

Ed Reiskin Oakland City Administrator Email On Jacob Blake Protests Of August 28th

Ed Reiskin, The new Oakland City Administrator, sent this email to Oaklanders regarding the Jacob Blake Protests of August 28th Dear Oakland Community, The City of Oakland is aware of … 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

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’s Safe RV Park For Homeless Has Issues That Are Now Life Threatening Vlogger Derrick Soo

Oakland’s Safe RV Park Issues now Life Threatening. Vlogger Derrick Soo. ONN – Oakland’s Safe RV Park For Homeless Has Issues That Are Now Life Threatening Vlogger Derrick Soo Raw … Read More

Oakland City Administrator Hires LaTonda Simmons And Jason Mitchell, Interim Assistant City Administrators

Congratulations to current Oakland City Clerk LaTonda Simmons, who’s professionalism and leadership is unmatched! Oakland City Administrator Appoints Interim Assistant City Administrators LaTonda Simmons and Jason Mitchell, both seasoned senior … Read More

Mayor Schaaf Administers Oath Of Office To Ed Reiskin As Oakland City Administrator

Oakland, CA – Following a unanimous 8-0 confirmation vote by the City Council, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf administered the oath of office to Ed Reiskin at City Hall on Wednesday … Read More

Swearing In of Oakland City Administrator Ed Reiskin By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

Swearing In of Oakland City Administrator Ed Reiskin ONN – Swearing In of Oakland City Administrator Ed Reiskin By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf From the City of Oakland’s YouTube Channel. … Read More

Mayor Libby Schaaf Announces Appointment of Edward Reiskin as Oakland City Administrator

Zennie62Media broke this story by a full two days. Since media outlets didn’t want to give credit to this startup black-owned media company, Mayor Schaaf pushed the news announcement up … Read More

Ed Reiskin To Be New Oakland City Administrator; Mayor Schaaf Picks Former San Francisco MUNI Head

Ed Reiskin To Be New Oakland City Adminstrator; Mayor Schaaf Picks Former San Francisco MUNI Head   ONN – Ed Reiskin To Be New Oakland City Administrator; Mayor Schaaf Picks … Read More

City Of Oakland Declares Local Emergency Re: COVID-19, Cancels All Large Public Events

Update from City of Oakland re: COVID-19 City declares local emergency, issues order to cancel all large public events, and expands sanitation services for unsheltered residents Oakland, CA – The … Read More

COVID-19 Update: Grand Princess Cruise Ship To Debark At Port Of Oakland

Update on COVID-19 Grand Princess Cruise Ship to Debark at Port of Oakland March 9, 2020 – On Saturday, the Governor announced that the Port of Oakland was selected as … Read More

Choice Of Steven Falk As Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s Interim City Administrator, Says She Doesn’t Want Black Men For CAO

Steven Falk, the former Lafayette City Manager, was advanced as Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s selection to replace outgoing City Manager Sabrina Landreith. Unfortunately, Mayor Schaaf continues a pattern of forming … Read More

Alexa Jeffress: Oakland City Administrator Names Economic & Workforce Development Director

Why Oakland hired a housing developer to do economic development is of some concern. If you need a housing person, put them in the Oakland housing office. Alexa Jeffress has … Read More

Oakland City Administrator Sabrina Landreth Hires Ann Dunn To Run Oakland Animal Services

Oakland City Administrator Appoints New Director and Leadership Team at Oakland Animal Services Nationally Recognized Animal Welfare Innovator and Nonprofit Leader Ann Dunn Brings Bold Vision and Collaborative Leadership Approach … Read More

Shola Olatoye Is City Of Oakland’s New Director of Housing And Community Development

Shola Olatoye replaces the unfairly-treated Michelle Byrd as City of Oakland Director of Housing And Community Development Oakland, CA — Oakland City Administrator Sabrina Landreth today announced the appointment of … Read More

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