Economic Stimulus For Oakland Or The Greater Bay Area Metropolitan Region? – Steve Lowe

Zennie62Media note: Steve Lowe is an Oakland landscape architect and developer who’s holds the following civic titles: VP, West Oakland Commerce Association VP, Jack London District Association Boardmember, Old Oakland … Read More

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

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 Great Plates Delivered Program And Feed 100% More Seniors Affected By COVID-19

OFF THE GRID PARTNERS WITH CITY OF OAKLAND TO DOUBLE GREAT PLATES DELIVERED PROGRAM AND FEED 100% MORE SENIORS AFFECTED BY COVID Beginning Immediately, Oakland Residents Can Sign Up for … 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

Howard Terminal Draft Environmental Impact Report Released By City Of Oakland, A’s – PMSA’s Mike Jacob Attacks

The Howard Terminal Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) is out of its cage and here at this link! The City of Oakland and The Oakland Athletics released the Draft Environmental … Read More

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

35th And Galindo Named Deontae Bush Way In Oakland 3 Years After His Death In Traffic Accident

35th And Galindo Named Deontae Bush Way In Oakland 3 Years After His Death In Traffic Accident ONN – 35th And Galindo Named Deontae Bush Way In Oakland 3 Years … Read More

OUSD Asks Everyone To Be Respectful Of Each Other On Social Media And Elsewhere

Oakland Unified School District Communications Director John Sasaki sent this to Zennie62Media. OUSD Asks Everyone in the District Community to be Respectful of Each Other on Social Media and Elsewhere … Read More

John Jones Oakland Activist Talks Legalizing Sideshows With Zennie Abraham

John Jones Oakland Community Activist Talks Legalizing Sideshows With Zennie Abraham On Zennie62 From YouTube Channel: February 19, 2021 at 12:28AM ONN – John Jones Oakland Community Activist Talks Legalizing … Read More

FYI Oakland: Readout Of The White House’s Meeting With Community Violence Prevention Experts

From now on, for particular Biden Administration releases that I believe would be of particular interest to the Oakland Community, I will put “FYI Oakland:” in the title of the … Read More

John Jones Oakland Community Activist On Anti Police Rhetoric’s Impact On Crime In Chinatown & USA

John Jones Oakland Community Activist On Anti Police Rhetoric’s Impact On Crime In Chinatown & USA ONN – John Jones Oakland Community Activist On Anti Police Rhetoric’s Impact On Crime … Read More

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

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds Opening of Community Vaccination Site at Oakland Coliseum

Oakland, CA –– Congresswoman Barbara lee (CA-13) issued the following statement today regarding the opening of a community vaccination site in the parking lot of the Oakland Coliseum: “I applaud … Read More

Oakland Finance Committee To Discuss Councilmember Kaplan Idea To Use Coliseum Surplus For Shortfall

Oakland Finance Committee to Discuss Informational Reports on Budget Shortfall & My Proposal to Use $10 Million Surplus to Save Vital Community Programs & Services Oakland – Today at 1:30pm, … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Denounces Plan To Cut Oakland Fire Services

Oakland’s Vice Mayor Kaplan Denounces Dangerous Plan to Cut Fire Services, Finds Millions of Dollars to Save Vital Services Oakland – Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan has identified an additional … Read More

City of Oakland Opens Clifton Hall In Rockridge To Unsheltered Seniors, Begins Moving in Families

Oakland – The City of Oakland is now the official proud owner of Clifton Hall Dormitory in the amenity rich, transit-friendly Rockridge neighborhood. The 63-unit, unoccupied building will provide deeply … Read More

Oakland Community, Rebecca Kaplan, Call for Accountability For Unauthorized Overspending

Oakland — On Monday, December 7, 2020 the Oakland Finance Committee heard the FY 2019-20 Q4 & FY 2020-21 Q1 R&E Report. According to the Report from the Interim Director … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD 2020-21 Proposed Reopening Plan Submitted To Alameda County

Dear Oakland Community, Today I am writing to let you know that we have finalized our COVID-19 Health and Safety Reopening Plan and Program (Reopening Plan) for reopening our schools … Read More

Oakland Community Cabins // Project Spotlight

Oakland Community Cabins // Project Spotlight From YouTube Channel: November 20, 2020 at 04:21PM ONN – With six tiny villages throughout the City of Oakland, this is the behind-the-scenes discussion of how a … Read More

Oakland Roots Soccer Captain Nana Attakora Retires from Playing To Join Roots Coaching Staff

Roots Captain Nana Attakora Retires from Playing to Join Roots Coaching Staff From YouTube Channel: November 18, 2020 at 12:20AM ONN – Oakland Roots Soccer Captain Nana Attakora Retires from … Read More

Oakland City Council Wants California To Give Affordable Housing Entities Priority to Purchase Homes

The Oakland City Council calls for State Legislation to Give Affordable Housing Entities Priority to Purchase Residential Homes Up For Tax Auction The Oakland City Council (unanimously) passed a resolution, … Read More

Oakland Economic Recovery Council 1st Meeting Monday, May 18, 2020

Oakland Economic Recovery Council 1st Meeting Monday, May 18, 2020 The City of Oakland reports: The Mayor and the Vice Mayor/Chair of the City Council Community and Economic Development Committee … Read More

Eleven Oakland Schools Expected To Face Public Safety Power Shutoff Says OUSD

The Oakland Unified School District sent this press release regarding possible Public Safety Power Shutoff or power shutoffs to Zennie62Media: Dear Oakland Community, We have learned that there is expected … 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

Oakland Community Leaders Speak Up With Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan: Press Conference

Community Leaders Speak Up With Kaplan: Press Conference 10/5/2020 From YouTube Channel: October 6, 2020 at 10:58PM ONN – Oakland Community Leaders Speak Up With Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan: Press Conference … Read More

Oakland Police Department 2019 Annual Stop Data Report Video

2019 Annual Stop Data Report Video From YouTube Channel: October 9, 2020 at 02:37PM ONN – Oakland Police Department 2019 Annual Stop Data Report Video Oakland Police Department: The Oakland … Read More

Oakland Walks 4 Schools Virtual Walkathon To Raise Funds For OUSD Schools #OaklandWalks

Oakland Walks 4 Schools Virtual Walkathon, Aims to Take 30 Million Steps to Raise Funds for OUSD Schools This October The Oakland Public Education Fund (https://www.oaklandedfund.org/) is launching its inaugural … Read More

Oakland Police Department Email For Interim Chief Manheimer On Boogaloo Boys Police Officer

In response to the news and posts and the Oakland News Now account of an Oakland Police Officer spotted dressed in a Hawaiian shirt in the style of what is … Read More

Oakland Police Community Message On Fake Message Protests, Related Damage And Arrests

Note 1: The Oakland Police Department Officer Johnna Watson sent this Community Message on Fake Message Protest related property damage and arrests via email and with photos to Zennie62Media 58 … 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 Next Psychedelic Frontier in Oakland: City-Certified Ceremonies | Chacruna Chronicles

The Next Psychedelic Frontier in Oakland: City-Certified Ceremonies | Chacruna Chronicles From YouTube Channel: August 27, 2020 at 02:36PM ONN – The Oakland Community Health Initiative proposes to register Facilitators … Read More

Hi Naomi Schiff Your Oakland Community Contributions Are Legendary; Regarding A’s Ballpark..

Hi Naomi Schiff Your Oakland Community Contributions Are Legendary; Regarding A’s Ballpark.. ONN – Hi Naomi Schiff Your Oakland Community Contributions Are Legendary; Regarding A’s Ballpark.. Hi Naomi Schiff Your … 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

Monitor Warshaw’s Report On Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick False Statement; Need For Oversight

Oakland – This week, Robert Warshaw, The Federal Monitor over the Oakland Police Department released a new report, detailing deception and cover-up at the top of OPD. As many in … Read More

Robert Warshaw Report Points Mayor Of Oakland, Police Department Faults In Shooting Of Joshua Pawlik

The Joshua Pawlik Shooting is the focus of the just released report by Robert Warshaw, the Thelton E. Henderson court-appointed monitor of the Oakland Police Department in the wake of … Read More

Michael J. Gennaco Skelly Officer Report On OPD Officers Actions In Shooting Of Joshua Pawlik

SKELLY RECOMMENDATION Oakland Police Department April 2020 SUBJECTS: Lieutenant Alan Yu Sergeant Francisco Negrete Officer William Berger Officer Craig Tanaka Officer Brandon Hraiz Officer Josef Phillips Michael Gennaco Skelly Officer … 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

Peralta Governing Board Retreat: August 3, 2020

Peralta Governing Board Retreat: August 3, 2020 From YouTube Channel: August 5, 2020 at 04:52PM ONN – Peralta Governing Board Retreat: August 3, 2020 For up to date Coronavirus/COVID-19 information … Read More

Oakland Community Truve Fit Camp With Trainer Alison

Community Truve Fit Camp with Alison – May 30, 2020 ONN – Oakland Community Truve Fit Camp With Trainer Alison Where Trainer Alison says… This is a mixed levels outdoor/indoor … Read More

Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal Statement On Proposed Phil Tagami March By ACCE

This was sent to Zennie62Media approximately 20 minutes ago, and from the legal representatives of Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal. It’s in response to the news of the proposed Alliance … 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

John Jones, Regina Jackson, Barry Donelan, Dan Kalb, Others, On Changing Oakland Police Department

With Eyes on Policing, Oakland Hopes to Change ONN – John Jones, Regina Jackson, Barry Donelan, Dan Kalb, Others, On Changing Oakland Police Department The video from VOA News says … 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 Youth And Activists Lead March In Solidarity With George Floyd As Alameda County Announces Curfews

Thousands of Oakland Youth and Activists Lead March in Solidarity with George Floyd as Alameda county announces curfews Oakland, CA – Yesterday, young people from across the East Bay led … Read More

Oakland Community Kitchens Serving Now – By Lukas Oakland’s Maria Alderete

Oakland Community Kitchens Serving Now ONN – Oakland Community Kitchens Serving Now – By Lukas Oakland’s Maria Alderete Oakland – Hello everyone! My name is Maria Alderete and my husband … Read More

Mayor Of Oakland, City Of Oakland Message On Planned George Floyd Murder Protests

Mayor Of Oakland, City Of Oakland Message On Planned George Floyd Murder Protests ONN – Mayor Of Oakland, City Of Oakland Message On Planned George Floyd Murder Protests Dear Oakland … Read More

City Of Oakland Expands Plans To Encourage Physical Distancing At Lake Merritt, City Parks

Oakland, CA – City of Oakland news. To encourage physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic and in alignment with the Alameda County Public Health Order in effect through the end … Read More

“COVID OAKLAND” YouTube Video By Aisha Nelson And Oakland Digital’s Shaun Tai

COVID OAKLAND ONN – “COVID OAKLAND” YouTube Video By Aisha Nelson And Oakland Digital’s Shaun Tai This video-blog was posted on Aisha Nelson’s YouTube channelAisha Nelson’s YouTube channel, and the … Read More

City Of Oakland Seeks Additional Community Input On Oakland Slow Streets Program

Oakland – Today the City is responding to largely-positive community feedback on the Oakland Slow Streets program by sharing approximately 13 additional miles of Slow Streets for community review. Of … Read More

City Of Oakland Blocks Evictions, Keep Oakland Housed Expands To Serve Residents At Risk

This City Of Oakland post is based on a press release sent to Zennie62Media. As City of Oakland Moves to Block Evictions, Keep Oakland Housed Expands to Serve Residents at … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Calls For Action to Stop Spread Of COVID-19 At Special Oakland City Council Meeting

Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan Calls for Action to Stop Spread of COVID-19, Including through vulnerable and homeless communities, at March 27th Special Council Meeting Oakland, CA – To … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Announces School Closure To Last Additional Month – New Date May 4, 2020

OUSD Announces Current School Closure to Last Additional Month; New Targeted Date of Reopening Schools is May 4, 2020 Oakland, CA – A week and a half into the closure … Read More

City of Oakland Maintains Essential Government Functions in Response to Shelter-in-Place Order

Oakland, CA — Interim City Administrator Steven Falk today announced temporary changes to City government functions, effective today, in accordance with the Alameda County Health Officer’s order for all Alameda … Read More

Oakland Panthers IFL Football Team Inaugural Game At Oakland Arena Cancelled

The Oakland Panthers sent the following email yesterday. Given that the Indoor Football League seemed to be the heroic lone hold-out, it was disappointing, but the old saying applies here: … 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

McClymonds High School Oakland Students, Staff Back On Campus After Toxics Scare

McClymonds High School Students and Staff Reunited On One Campus; Ralph Bunche Students and Staff Make Major Change to Support McClymonds Oakland – (From OUSD release) After nearly two weeks … Read More

Oakland OUSD: McClymonds High School Air Testing Underway; Preliminary Tests Results Promising

Oakland, CA (OUSD Release) – Days after McClymonds High School was shut down to students and staff, the campus was bustling with activity for much of Saturday, February 22, as … Read More

City of Oakland’s Credit Rating Upgraded To Aa1, Highest In History

Oakland’s ratings are at their highest in City’s history; second-highest rating available; analysts call out the City’s strong financial position, good fiscal policies and practices, and “experienced, prudent management team” … 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

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