Oakland Overwhelmingly Supports Defunding Police, Investing In Housing, And Health Services

Community Survey Finds Overwhelming Support Across Oakland for Defunding OPD and Investing in Housing, Mental Health Services Survey conducted by #DefundthePolice Coalition finds strong support for Councilmember Nikky Bas’s (District … Read More

Erik Salgado Family Wants CHP To Name The Officers Who Killed Him By Shooting Him 40 Times

Family of Man Slain by CHP Demands Answers ONN – Erik Salgado Family Wants CHP To Name The Officers Who Killed Him By Shooting Him 40 Times On what would … Read More

In YouTube Video Oakland Police Say 86 Percent Of Shootings In Oakland Are Unreported

86% of shootings in Oakland go unreported. ONN – In YouTube Video Oakland Police Say 86 Percent Of Shootings In Oakland Are Unreported News from: Oakland Police Department FOR IMMEDIATE … Read More

Kenise Cox Found By AC Transit Bus Driver As Reported By Oakland Police Department On Social Media

Kenise Cox Found By AC Transit Bus Driver As Reported By Oakland Police Department On Social Media ONN – Kenise Cox Found By AC Transit Bus Driver As Reported By … Read More

Oakland Police Missing Person 12-Year-Old Kenise Cox

Missing Person 12-year-old Kenise Cox ONN – Oakland Police Missing Person 12-Year-Old Kenise Cox Oakland Police on YouTube: Please help us locate Missing Person Kenise Cox. The 12-year-old girl was … Read More

Oakland/Richmond PD Critical Incident Video, Officer-Involved Shooting – April 16th, 2020

Oakland/Richmond PD Critical Incident Video, Officer-Involved Shooting – April 16th, 2020 ONN – On April 16, 2020, the Oakland Police Department and the Richmond Police Department were involved in an … Read More

Oakland Lawyer Dan Siegel Wins Restraining Order Barring Oakland Police Use Of Tear Gas

Congratulations to Oakland Lawyer Dan Siegel, along with Walter Riley and National Lawyers Guild – San Francisco Bay Area attorney James Burch. The press release sent to Zennie62Media was clear: … 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

Oakland Needs Concrete Plans For The Budget, Post-Protest Downtown Rebuild – Phil Tagami Files

Oakland – The Oakland City Council has some tough budget decisions to make in the next few weeks …a lot of attention has been focused on $120 million budget deficit … Read More

Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study: Black Officers Treated Poorly

Basic conclusion of the Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study is that “black officers were more likely to have an investigative case sustained against them than officers of … 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

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

Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland Police Commission Ballot Measure, Calls To Defund Oakland Police

Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland Police Commission Ballot Measure, Calls To Defund Oakland Police ONN – Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland Police Commission Ballot Measure, Calls To Defund Oakland Police … Read More

The Sounds Of Oakland: The George Floyd Protests (The Lakeshore Standoff)

The Sounds Of Oakland: The George Floyd Protests (The Lakeshore Standoff) ONN – Video of George Floyd Protestors and the California Highway Patrol and Oakland Police department staring down each … Read More

Oakland Police Department Should Be Arm Of Economic, Community Development, Here’s How And Why

Oakland Police Department Should Be Arm Of Economic, Community Development, Here’s How And Why ONN – Oakland Police Department Should Be Arm Of Economic, Community Development, Here’s How And Why … Read More

City Of Oakland Encourages Residents To Apply For Measure LL Oakland Police Commission – Updated

City of Oakland Encourages Oakland Residents To Apply for Measure LL Police Commission – Updated UPDATE: Application Deadline Extended to June 30, 2020 Oakland – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and … Read More

Considering The Idea Of Defunding The Oakland Police Department – Phil Tagami Files

Oakland – At a rally Sunday afternoon Nine members of the Minneapolis City Council announced their support for defunding the Minneapolis Police Department and replacing it with a community-based public … Read More

CHP Cops Shoot Unarmed Black Man 40 Times, Pregnant Girlfriend Wounded, For Car Theft During Looting

CHP Cops Shoot Unarmed Black Man 40 Times, Pregnant Girlfriend Wounded, For Car Theft During Looting ONN – CHP (California Highway Patrol) Cops Shoot Unarmed Black Man 40 Times, Pregnant … Read More

Oakland City Auditor Must Outline Oakland Police Department Reform In Next Report

Oakland City Auditor Must Outline Oakland Police Department Reform In Next Report ONN – Oakland City Auditor Must Outline Oakland Police Department Reform In Next Report Note from Zennie62Media and … Read More

Two Oakland George Floyd Murder Protest Demonstrations End Peacefully

Two Oakland George Floyd Murder Protest Demonstrations End Peacefully Oakland, CA – This evening, Oakland was the site of two peaceful demonstrations that exemplified our city’s long tradition of raising … Read More

Time For Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Council President Rebecca Kaplan To Lead: Phil Tagami Files

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan must put aside their differences and collaborate to save our City of Oakland. Word is they have not spoken … 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

Amy Cooper Calls Police On Black Man Who Asked Her To Leash Her Dog In NYC

Amy Cooper Calls Police On Black Man Who Asked Her To Leash Her Dog In NYC ONN – Amy Cooper Calls Police On Black Man Who Asked Her To Leash … Read More

City of Oakland Encourages Oakland Residents To Apply For Measure LL Police Commission

Oakland – Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Selection Panel for the Police Commission today announced the opening of the application process to serve on the Oakland Police Commission. The Police … 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

Oakland Coalition For Police Accountability Flames Mayor Schaaf’s Police Commission Reform Attack

The Oakland Police Commission (Measure LL) was created by a vote of 83 percent of Oakland’s residents in 2016 as a way of taking oversight of the Oakland Police Department … 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

Oakland Neighborhood Leaders Meet With Mayor Schaaf And OPD On ZOOM On COVID-19 Testing

 Oakland Neighborhood Leaders Meet With Mayor Libby Schaaf And the Oakland Police Department (OPD) On ZOOM, On COVID-19 Testing Oakland via ZOOM – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and members … Read More

OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell: COVID-19 Update 4-4-2020

OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell Letter To Oakland Unified School District Community Dear Oakland Unified Community, I write to you today with a brief COVID-19 update and to share some … Read More

City of Oakland Launches COVID-19 Testing Site For Oakland’s First Responders And City Staff

Oakland — Last Friday, the City of Oakland launched a COVID-19 mobile testing site for the City’s first responders within the Oakland Police and Fire Departments. Oakland is one of … 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

Oakland Ex-Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick: Mayor Schaaf Had Power To Fire Her Without Police Commission

There’s just one major problem for Anne Kirkpatrick, the ex-Oakland Police Chief fired last week who’s threatening legal action: her own contract reads that she serves at the pleasure of … Read More

LeRonne Armstrong Does Want To Be Oakland Police Chief, Wilson Riles

LeRonne Armstrong Does Want To Be Oakland Police Chief, Wilson Riles ONN – LeRonne Armstrong Does Want To Be Oakland Police Chief, Wilson Riles After this Vlogger blogged that Deputy … Read More

LeRonne Armstrong For Oakland Police Chief: Long-Time Deputy Chief Should Be Top Cop

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Oakland Police Commission jointly fired Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. The move ends a period of leadership marked by seemingly constant controversy and turmoil. … Read More

Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission, Livestream

Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission, Livestream ONN – Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission, Livestream Zennie62Media’s Oakland … 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

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

One Year After Patrick Scott Jr. Death, His Mom, City Of Oakland, Police, Seek Answers

On The Anniversary Of Young Man’s Death, His Mother, Council President Kaplan, Councilmember Kalb, The FBI, And The Oakland Police Department Seek The Public’s Help. Oakland, CA – This morning … 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

Oakland Crime Horror: Robberies, Smash-And-Grabs, Laptop Thefts Have All On Edge

Oakland (from a distance) – All of Oakland – from Adams Point to Shafter, and to East Oakland and Montclair – is on edge after report after report of Oaklanders … Read More

Loren Taylor Oakland District 6 Councilmember’s Letter On Tragic Armed Roberries

Message from Councilmember Loren Taylor to residents of Oakland District 6 on recent public safety and crime incidents Over the past several weeks I have had many phone calls, email … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao District 4 Statement In Response To OPOA Police Union

Oakland California – On Thursday January 9th The Oakland Police Officers Association (OPOA Police Union) released a statement in response to Councilmember Sheng Thao’s commitment to reducing crimes in the … Read More

Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick Fired By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

UPDATE: Got an email that there’s yet another rumor going around that Mayor Schaaf fired Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick on this February 20th 2020 early morning. Stay tuned. Oakland … Read More

Oakland Trash, Illegal Dumping, Blight Problems Need Pro-Active System

Oakland, CA – Addressing how we deal with trash, illegal dumping and blight in Oakland — so that we all live in a clean and healthy city — is one … Read More

City Of Oakland Wants Oakland Residents To Apply For Police Commission

The City Of Oakland sent the following press release to Zennie62Media. Oakland, CA – Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Selection Panel for the Police Commission today announced the opening of … Read More

Oakland Police Department Announces DUI Check Point For First Friday, September 2018

This is from the Oakland Police Department: The City of Oakland is an exciting venue to host First Fridays’. As a city and as a police department we know thousands … Read More

Mayor of Oakland Pissed Stanford Professor Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt Contract With City Was Cut

Stanford Professor Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt has conducted racial bias studies focusing on the Oakland Police Department since 2014. According to Stanford University News, “racial disparities in how Oakland Police Department … Read More