Oakland Councilmembers Fife and Thao With Saba Grocers Initiative On Food Needs

Oakland Councilmembers Fife and Thao With Saba Grocers Initiative On Food Needs From YouTube Channel: March 10, 2021 at 08:53AM ONN – Oakland Councilmembers Fife and Thao With Saba Grocers … Read More

Five Oakland Multicultural Chambers Of Commerce Call For Unity

JOINT STATEMENT FROM OAKLAND AREA CHAMBERS Five Chambers – One Oakland Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Latino Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber … 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

The SF Chronicle Is A Racist Publication. Oakland Residents Should Not Use It To Silence Black Views

The SF Chronicle Is A Racist Publication. Oakland Residents Should Not Use It To Silence Black Views ONN – The SF Chronicle Is A Racist Publication. Oakland Residents Should Not … 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

A Statistical Example Of Anti-Black Racism By Berkeley Police

The following is part of an agenda report to the Berkeley City Council on police practices against African Americans by Berkeley Police. It’s by the Berkeley Mayor’s Fair and Impartial … Read More

City of Oakland Launches Free Employment Training Platform to Help Job Seekers Enhance Skills

Oakland – The City of Oakland’s Workforce Development Board is launching a free, online skills training platform offered by Metrix Learning. Taking courses can help Oaklanders improve a wide variety … 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

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Students and Staff In Homeroom Documentary Movie

OUSD Students and Staff Featured in New Documentary Homeroom Heading to 2021 Sundance Film Festival This Month Oakland – Starting in 2019, a documentary film crew worked in OUSD watching … Read More

Timing Of Vandalism Of Breonna Taylor Bust In Oakland, Suspiciously Close To Nashville Explosion

Timing Of Vandalism Of Breonna Taylor Bust In Oakland, Suspiciously Close To Nashville Incident ONN – Timing Of Vandalism Of Breonna Taylor Bust In Oakland, Suspiciously Close To Nashville Explosion … 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 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

Loren Taylor Oakland Councilmember: Stay At Home Order Effective December 7th Update

Dear Oaklander, Given the record-breaking surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Alameda County has joined other Bay Area health departments and the City of Berkeley in implementing the State’s Regional … Read More

Rise in COVID-19 Cases Causes City of Oakland To Suspend Indoor Recreation Programs

City of Oakland outdoor youth programming, senior programs, homeless services and library sidewalk service continue without change Oakland, CA – Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases (10,733 current … 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 Race And Gender Disparities Study Released After Councilmember Taylor, Oakland African Chamber of Commerce Action

COUNCILMEMBER LOREN TAYLOR, THE OAKLAND AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND WIDE RANGE OF COMMUNITY LEADERS SUCCESSFULLY ADVOCATE FOR RELEASE OF OAKLAND’S RACE AND GENDER DISPARITY STUDY On Tuesday, November … Read More

City Of Oakland, Youth Speaks Inc. Offer Digital Workshops For Oakland’s Cultural Community

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Through the Oakland CARES Arts Technical Assistance Fund, $193,000 has been allocated to provide … 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

Go And Bug Oakland Mayor Schaaf And Councilmember Taylor About Coronavirus Aide Today

COUNCILMEMBER LOREN TAYLOR PRESENTS COMMUNITY DISCUSSION IN EAST OAKLAND WITH RESIDENTS AND MAYOR SCHAAF REGARDING COVID-19 CRISIS AND OTHER CONCERNS Since the Mayor and Councilmember Loren Taylor are asking you … Read More

2020 Election: Re-Elect Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney For District Three

Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney has served the residents of perhaps the most complicated Oakland City Council District in our city very well. Understand that while District Three is … Read More

Oakland Awarded $20 Million For Permanently Affordable Housing

City of Oakland Awarded $20M in California State Homekey Funding Projects to provide 163 units of permanently affordable housing for homeless and those vulnerable to homelessness Oakland –– Yesterday, the … Read More

City Of Oakland, Center For Cultural Innovation Launch Grant Programs For Artists, Nonprofits

Oakland, CA – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Through the Oakland CARES Fund for Artists and Arts Nonprofits, $1.425 million of … Read More

Oakland City Council To Consider New Homeless Encampment Management Policy

Oakland – On Monday September 21st, the Oakland City Council will move one step closer to clarifying to how Oakland will manage and support homeless encampments throughout the city. Led … Read More

City of Oakland Seeks Applicants for New Homeless Advisory Commission

City of Oakland Seeks Applicants for New Homeless Advisory Commission. 9-member board recommends strategies to remedy homelessness and advises on priorities for Vacant Parcel Tax funds for homeless services Oakland, … Read More

North Oakland News: Don’t Like Telegraph Ave Redesign? Sign This KONO Petition

On Nextdoor, a petition from KONO Community Benefit District (where “KONO” is short for Koreatown Northgate) was posted because some are not happy with the recent changes on Telegraph Avenue. … Read More

The Oakland Police Department Solves Multiple Homicide Cases, Recover Cache Of Firearms

Oakland – Today, September 9, 2020, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Marius Robinson, 47 of Oakland, in connection with the homicide of Robert Coleman, 43, of Oakland. BACKGROUND: … Read More

Mayor Schaaf And Dan Kalb Introduce Oakland’s Independent Redistricting Commission

After some controversy regarding a majority-white pool of candidates, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb (District One) introduced the City of Oakland’s first independent redistricting commission. … Read More

City Of Oakland Gets $37M In CARES Act Funding With $5M For Renters, Homeowners

City of Oakland Receives Nearly $37M in CARES Act Funding – $5M for Renters & Homeowners Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES … 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

Oakland Police Are MIA – Missing In Action – By Derrick Soo

Oakland Police are MIA by Derrick Soo ONN – Oakland Police Are MIA – Missing In Action – By Derrick Soo This past Saturday, I encountered two violent crime victims … Read More

Oakland Residents ‘Excited’ By Joe Biden’s Choice Of Kamala Harris As VP Pick For DNC 2020

Oakland residents ‘excited’ by Harris VP pick From YouTube Channel: August 16, 2020 at 10:16PM ONN – Oakland Residents ‘Excited’ By Joe Biden’s Choice Of Kamala Harris As VP Pick … Read More

My Oakland PATH Program -What It Is, What PATH Does By Derrick Soo

My Oakland PATH Program. What it is, what PATH does by Derrick Soo ONN – PATH is Restorative Housing Program for all Oakland residents. I explain the benefits of my … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao Works To Expand Transparency With Proposed Changes

OAKLAND CITY COUNCILMEMBER SHENG THAO INTRODUCES CHANGES TO RULES AND PROCEDURES TO BETTER EXPAND TRANSPARENCY OF THE OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS Oakland – In an effort to … Read More

Oakland City Council Fakes Defunding Police, Slashes Community Services Says Cat Brooks

Oakland – Tuesday night July 21, 2020, The Oakland City Council had the historic opportunity to address the decades-long budget inequity that has left police with the lion’s share of … 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

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

City Of Oakland’s Redistricting Pool Document: 46 Percent White, 16 Percent Black 6 Percent Latino

Hello Oakland! Keep this in mind, the latest U.S. Census Document reports that Oakland is 36 percent white, 23 percent black, .09 percent American Indian, 15.7 percent Asian, and 26.9 … Read More

Andreas Cluver Is The New President Of The Port Of Oakland Board Of Commissioners

Andreas Cluver Is The New President Of The Port Of Oakland Board Of Commissioners ONN – Andreas Cluver Is The New President Of The Port Of Oakland Board Of Commissioners … 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

City Of Oakland’s Mid-Cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million From Police Department

Oakland’s Mid-cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million from Police Budget, Invests Additional $50 million to Address Racial Disparities Community investments include violence prevention, housing and homelessness, COVID economic relief, arts and … 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

Ninth Circuit: Oakland Breached Contract With Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal / Army Base Developer By Banning Coal

Oakland had some indication that coal was one of the potential commodities that might be handled” prior to contracting with developer, Court finds. OAKLAND, Ca – The City of Oakland … 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 Complies With New Public Health Order From Alameda County

City of Oakland Complies with New Public Health Order from Alameda County: Order includes limited easing of specific restrictions for a small number of lower-risk activities Oakland, CA – The … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell Gets New Contract

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Board of Education Makes Two Major Moves, Signing Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell to New Contract and Officially Hiring District’s New Chief Business Officer Oakland, CA – On … Read More

Oakland Residents And America Could Get A $2,000 Stimulus Check Under Proposed Bill

Oakland Residents And America Could Get A $2,000 Stimulus Check Under Proposed Bill ONN – Oakland Residents And America Could Get A $2,000 Stimulus Check Under Proposed Bill According to … Read More

City Of Oakland Complies With Expanded Alameda County Public Health Order

City of Oakland Complies with Newly Expanded Public Health Order from Alameda County Playgrounds, dog parks, picnic areas, outdoor recreation areas closed, and construction prohibited until at least May 3 … 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

Susan Manheimer: Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s Allergy Against Black Police Chief Candidates Continues

Susan Manheimer: Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s Allergy Against Black Police Chief Candidates Continues ONN – Susan Manheimer: Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s Allergy Against Black Police Chief Candidates Continues In selecting Susan Manheimer … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan: Oakland City Council President Releases Video On COVID-19 And Oaklanders

Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan Releases A Video Addressing Oakland Residents Regarding COVID-19 Oakland- City Council President Rebecca Kaplan released a video for Oakland residents on the City’s actions … 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

Loren M. Taylor, Oakland District Six Councilmember, Letter On “Shelter In Place”

Loren M. Taylor, Oakland District Six Councilmember, Letter On “Shelter In Place” Hi Oakland Residents, During these unprecedented times of COVID-19, it’s of upmost importance to take care of one … Read More

City of Oakland Outlines Small Business, Workforce Support to Mitigate Impacts Of COVID-19

Oakland, CA – To mitigate the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Oakland wants to highlight a variety of programs and efforts to support small businesses … Read More

City of Oakland Office Of The City Administrator COVID-19 Related Closures Update

This is based on a City of Oakland press release sent to Zennie62Media. Oakland, CA – With the health and well-being of Oakland residents in mind, the City Administrator’s Office … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Oakland City Council President Statement On COVID-19 Safety Measures

Oakland – As we are facing increased cases in Oakland and California of the communicable disease commonly known as the “coronavirus,” it is important that we act thoughtfully and provide … Read More

North Oakland Robber At Large Caught On Camera Terrorizing Neighborhood

North Oakland Robber At Large Caught On Camera Terrorizing Neighborhood ONN – North Oakland Robber At Large Caught On Camera Terrorizing Neighborhood Oakland – A man described by North Oakland … Read More

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