Oakland Mayor, Oakland Councilmembers Need To Regularly Recognize OUSD Oakland Students

https://youtu.be/UwIusMG9GwA ONN – Oakland Mayor, Oakland Councilmembers Need To Regularly Recognize OUSD Oakland Students – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube Oakland Mayor, Oakland Councilmembers Need To Regularly Recognize OUSD Oakland Students … Read More

Letter From Oakland City Council Leaders To MLB Commissioner On A’s Howard Terminal Project

COUNCIL PRESIDENT NIKKI FORTUNATO BAS, DISTRICT 2 VICE-MAYOR REBECCA KAPLAN, AT-LARGE COUNCILMEMBER CARROLL FIFE, DISTRICT 3 May 14, 2021 Rob Manfred Commissioner, Major League Baseball Via Email Re: Oakland City … Read More

Oakland City Council Leadership Sends Nasty Letter To MLB Commissioner On Oakland A’s Ballpark

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Oakland City Council Leaders Email To Rob Manfred MLB Commissioner On Oakland A’s Relocation

The latest news on the Oakland A’s quest for a new stadium in Oakland (let’s forget the United States and relocation for a moment), has this emailed letter from Oakland … Read More

Oakland City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas On Mayor Schaaf’s Budget

I hope Mother’s Day was fantastic for our beloved sisters, aunties, grandmothers, daughters, mothers & more — chosen and blood. Mother’s Day morning, I joined the senior volunteers with Toi … Read More

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

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Oakland Fire Department Announced Oakland City Council Approved Return Of Full Service April 13th

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

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Oakland Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan’s Housing And Homelessness Plan For Action

Oakland Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan Of The Oakland City Council Has Housing and Homelessness Plan for Action Oakland, CA — Today, March 22, 2021, Oakland Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan is presenting her … 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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Rebecca Kaplan Calls Oakland New Funding to Be Used to Restore Vital City Services

Oakland’s Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan Calls on City’s New Funding to Be Used to Restore Vital City Services Oakland, CA — At the March 16, 2021, Oakland City Council meeting, … Read More

Architect David Allen – Oakland Skyline Class Of ’80 – Selects Five Bay Area Jazz Songs

Oakland Architect and Developer David Allen (who’s a member of the Oakland Skyline High School Class of 1980) and is building the proposed Oakland Museum of Jazz & Art) has … Read More

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

Kaplan Wins: Oakland City Council Unanimously Votes To Launch MACRO In – House

Rebeca Kaplan, the Oakland City Councilmember’s At-Large Representative, Effectively Used All Media To Gain Passage of Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland (MACRO), in partnership with the Oakland Fire Department … 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 Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan Seeks to Ease Permit Process

Oakland — Oakland’s Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan is introducing a resolution designed to add support to the Building and Planning department at the March 2, 2021, City Council meeting. Kaplan’s proposed … Read More

Mae Phu – Oakland Chinatown Chinese Speaking Community Liason Is A Gun Toting Police Officer

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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong Announce New Dedicated Liaisons to Non-English Speaking Communities

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong Announce New Dedicated Liaisons to Non-English Speaking Communities to Increase Safety and Trust Note, just an hour after Mayor Schaaf’s Office … Read More

Oakland Police Chief Armstrong To Restore Dedicated Chinese-Speaking Officer In Chinatown

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YouTuber: Oakland Street Trash & Homelessness Continue To Grow In 2021

Oakland Street Trash & Homelessness continue to grow in 2021 From YouTube Channel: February 11, 2021 at 04:47AM ONN – YouTuber: Oakland Street Trash & Homelessness Continue To Grow In … Read More

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

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Oakland Can Support Black Lives Matter And Attack Anti-Asian Racism At The Same Time

I saw this over at Instagram, and since there’s no repost for WordPress (yet), I made my own. It reads as the title above does: “Oakland Can Support Black Lives … Read More

Feud Between Oakland Mayor Schaaf And Council President Bas On Police Spending In Chinatown Is Ugly

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Now Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf And Mom With Zennie Abraham In Photo From 1998 Christmas Party

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The Honorable Treva Reid: Oakland City Council District 7 Councilmember Interview

The Honorable Treva Reid: Oakland City Council District 7 Councilmember Interview From YouTube Channel: February 3, 2021 at 05:47AM ONN – The Honorable Treva Reid: Oakland City Council District 7 … Read More

Danny Wan: Port Of Oakland’s Executive Director Plans For Economic Growth, Healthy Community

Danny Wan cites 2020 impacts and kicks off 2021 planning process at State of the Port Oakland, CA – February 3, 2021: Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan began … Read More

Oakland City Council Passes Resolutions: Coliseum Funds Use, COVID-19 Vaccines Equity

Unanimously Passed! Resolutions to Receive $10 Million to Help Save Vital Oakland City Services and Calling for COVID-19 Vaccines to be Made Equitably Available for Our Community The Oakland City … Read More

Oakland Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan, Treva Reid, Want COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Equitably Available

Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan Together with Councilmember Treva Reid, Call for COVID-19 Vaccines to Be Made Equitably Available for Our Community Oakland – Tomorrow, February 2, 2021, Vice Mayor … Read More

Oakland City Council To Consider $5/hr Hazard Pay For Grocery Workers During The Pandemic

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Oakland Council President Bas’ Progressive Corporate Tax Moves Forward Toward Eventual Ballot Entry

On January 9th, 2021, Oakland City Council President Nikki Fortunado Bas (District 2) introduced a resolution with Councilmember Thao (District 4) to create a Blue Ribbon Task Force for the … Read More

Oakland’s Derreck B Johnson Shows Off Biden-Harris Inauguration Swag After Arriving In Washington

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

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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

Black Youth Organizations Letter To Oakland City Council President Kaplan On Police Press Release

The letter below was originally presented in “Rebecca Kaplan Calling On Oakland Police to Stop Criminalizing Oakland Youth” here at Oakland News Now. It was digitized for presentation here. December … Read More

John Arthur Jones III Blasts Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Forgot Oakland City Council Exists

John Arthur Jones III Blasts Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Forgot Oakland City Council Exists From YouTube Channel: December 19, 2020 at 02:13PM ONN – John Arthur Jones III Blasts Oakland … Read More

City Of Oakland To Cut Salaries Due To COVID-19 Pandemic-Caused $62 Million Shortfall

Oakland – On Thursday, Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Administrator Ed Reiskin shared with City of Oakland employees the stark financial reality the City faces due to extreme revenue losses … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Oakland Councilmember Presents Ideas To Generate Budget Revenue – On Twitter

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Rebecca Kaplan: Oakland City Council President Blasts Plan To Defund Kids, Community, Jobs Programs

“Don’t Defund Youth, Jobs, and Violence Prevention Programs” says Oakland Council President Rebecca Kaplan and Many Others Oakland – The Oakland Administration is presenting to the Oakland City Council a … Read More

Oakland City Council Should Exempt New Affordable Housing From Natural Gas Ban

Oakland City Council Should Exempt New Affordable Housing From Natural Gas Ban From YouTube Channel: December 12, 2020 at 01:28PM ONN – Oakland City Council Should Exempt New Affordable Housing … Read More

Phil Tagami Talks To Charlie Pine About Oakland – Tagami Vision, May 14, 2008

Phil Tagami Talks To Charlie Pine About Oakland – Tagami Vision, May 14, 2008 From YouTube Channel: May 14, 2008 at 03:42PM ONN – Phil Tagami Talks To Charlie Pine … Read More

City of Oakland Faces Possible $62M Budget Shortfall

Oakland, CA – The Oakland City Council’s Finance & Management Committee will hear a report from City staff this Monday afternoon that contains a stark warning: without timely action to … 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 Natural Gas Ban Done Without Economic Impact Analysis, Needs Affordable Housing Exception

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Oakland Passes Natural Gas Ban, Dan Kalb Celebrates With Downtown Luxury High Rise Atlas Apartments Pict

Oakland Passes Natural Gas Ban, Dan Kalb Celebrates With Downtown Luxury High Rise Atlas Apartments Pict The Oakland City Council just passed a ban on the use of natural gas … Read More

Oakland City Council’s Natural Gas Ban Would Be More Gentrification As Costs Go Up

The Oakland City Council’s set to consider legislation by District One Councilmember Dan Kalb District Two Nikki Fortunado Bas, and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to ban the use of natural … Read More

Oakland City Council To Consider Ban On Natural Gas In New Buildings

City Councilmember Dan Kalb and Mayor Libby Schaaf Introduce Legislation to Improve Public Health, Enhance Safety and Reduce Carbon Emissions by Requiring New Construction to Be All-Electric UPDATE: Oakland City … 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

City Seeks To Remove Humanist Hall: Oakland Event Space Called Nuisance, Could Be COVID-19 Flashpoint

David Oertel, The President of Humanist Hall located at 390 27th Street, Oakland, CA, is in trouble. But, from the looks of things, the man who owns the facility that … Read More