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

Oakland Crime: 75-Year-Old Elderly Man Victim Of Strong-Armed Robbery In Adams Point

Oakland Crime: 75-Year-Old Elderly Man Victim Of Strong-Armed Robbery In Adams Point ONN – Oakland Crime: 75-Year-Old Elderly Man Victim Of Strong-Armed Robbery In Adams Point – vlog by Zennie62 … Read More

Oakland Police Warning Of Car-Jackings On The Rise Is Scary Stuff – We Must Fight Back!

Imagine driving along Oakland’s Broadway Avenue, headed toward Jack London Square and in the objective of having great Everett & Jones Barbeque. As you stop at the traffic light at … 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 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 Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New Video Images Released Before DEIR Report

Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New Video Images Released Before DEIR Report From YouTube Channel: February 26, 2021 at 02:14PM ONN – Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New … 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

The Defund Oakland Police Coalition Report On Reimagining Public Safety In Oakland

Oakland – Today the Defund Oakland Police Coalition released a comprehensive report in response to the draft recommendations issued by Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force (RPSTF). At a press … Read More

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Should Focus On Affordable Housing Needs, Not Victory Laps During Pandemic

The Office of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf just sent an email that is a kind of victory lap for the production of affordable housing in Oakland. What’s bothersome about the … 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

Rio California, Oakland City Center Pioneer Restaurant, Needs Help To Stay Open During Pandemic

The Pandemic, and the close-but-don’t-compensate business policy that’s a response to it, and has wrecked California’s Economy, has hurt many popular restaurants and bars like The Alley Cat Bar and … Read More

Oakland Has Long Had Policies To Give Business Contracts To African Americans; Forgot Black Business Development

Today, in 2021, There’s a well-intentioned, and brand new effort in Oakland to steer City of Oakland spending toward black business. Wow. Makes you think that was never done before, … 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

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 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

Rebecca Kaplan Wins Re-Election To The Oakland City Council In 2020 Race

Oakland – Rebecca Kaplan has retained her At-Large seat on the Oakland City Council. With unofficial results showing her with a lead, her opponent called her this morning to concede … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Urges No Vote On Proposition 22

Oakland – Amid the $200 million in expenditures to pass Proposition 22 and the $400,000 to defeat her by Lyft, Rebecca Kaplan is urging voters to vote No on Proposition … Read More

Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council Interim Report Shows Major Problem: Analysis Paralysis

Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council Interim Report Shows Major Problem: Analysis Paralysis ONN – Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council Interim Report Shows Major Problem: Analysis Paralysis – vlog by Zennie62 … 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

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

KTVU Archives: The 1991 Oakland Hills Fire

KTVU archives: 10th anniversary of the ’91 Oakland Hills fire From YouTube Channel: October 20, 2020 at 08:22PM ONN – KTVU Archives: The 1991 Oakland Hills Fire The video reported … 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

OUSD to Update Public On $133 Million Project To Upgrade Fremont High School Wednesday

OUSD to Update Public on Massive $133 Million Project to Upgrade Fremont High School in News Conference on Wednesday Oakland – OUSD is holding a news conference on Wednesday, October … Read More

Covered CA Enrollment Event With Mayor Schaaf, Councilmember McElhaney, At Lake Chalet, Oakland

Covered CA Enrollment Event @ Lake Chalet, Oakland, CA From YouTube Channel: August 21, 2020 at 12:41PM ONN – Covered CA Enrollment Event With Mayor Schaaf, Councilmember McElhaney, At Lake … Read More

OUSD Provides Eleven Oakland Schools As Polling Locations For November 3 2020 Election

Oakland – With the November 3 election now just 15 days away, people across Oakland are already casting their votes for everything from ballot measures to political offices all the … Read More

Oakland Police Commission Adopts a New Use of Force Policy

Oakland – Over the last week the Oakland Police Commission made two bold policy actions to keep Oaklanders safe. The Oakland Police Commission unanimously approved a new use of force … Read More

Moms 4 Housing Now A Community & Land Trust-Owned Home – Oakland Councilmember Bas

Oakland District Two Councilmember Nikki Bas’ Digitized Newsletter Last week, I was so moved to see #MomsHouse on Magnolia Street finally become community-owned as permanently affordable, transitional housing for unsheltered … Read More

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Picks Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Treva Reid, More, In 2020 Voters Guide

LIBBY’S ELECTION GUIDE Dear Oaklanders, Earlier this week, I ended my 2020 State of the City address by recognizing that this November’s election is so consequential it could chart a … Read More

A Conversation with Oakland Rotary Nature Center Friends Katie Noonan and David Wofford

A Conversation with Rotary Nature Center Friends Katie Noonan and David Wofford From YouTube Channel: August 17, 2020 at 12:39PM ONN – A Conversation with Oakland Rotary Nature Center Friends … Read More

Re-Elect Rebecca Kaplan Over Sidebotham, Johnson For Oakland City Council At-Large In 2020

In the 2020 Oakland Elections, Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is facing a major challenge from friend and perennial campaigner Nancy Sidebotham, and newcomer Derreck Johnson. Nancy is an incredible … Read More

Ray Bobbitt, Bill Duffy, Robert Bobb, Alan Dones, Loop Capital: Black Developer Group Bidding $92 Million For Oakland Coliseum

Oakland News: A letter was passed to me moments ago that outlines the interest of the African American Sports & Entertainment Group in purchasing the Oakland Coliseum site for $92 … Read More

Re-Elect Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker To Protect Oakland Tenants

Since taking over for the three-times-elected Oakland City Attorney John Russo, Barbara Parker has consistently worked to protect tenants in Oakland at a time when the City’s very cultural fabric … 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

What Do Coal Miners Think Of Some Oaklanders Idea That Coal Can Be Replaced By Renewables?

Oakland From A Distance – In the ongoing debate against and legal challenges to the Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, there are two one constant refrains heard. … Read More

Lyft Spends $100K On TV Ads Against Rebecca Kaplan In Oakland City Council At-Large Race

Oakland – Just hours after it was announced that Lyft had dumped $100K into television ads against Oakland City Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan, allegedly lying about her record on housing, … 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

Oakland’s Bishop Bob Jackson Talks With Dr. Geoffrey Watson And Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris

REAL TALK – w/Robert ‘Bob’ Jackson, Host From YouTube Channel: September 13, 2020 at 02:07PM ONN – Oakland’s Bishop Bob Jackson Talks With Dr. Geoffrey Watson And Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris … Read More

Oakland Police Department Response To Question Of Boogaloo Boys Officer Violating Code

Oakland Police Department Response To Question Of Officer Violating Code In Boogaloo Boys Problem ONN – Oakland Police Department Response To Question Of Officer Violating Code In Boogaloo Boys Problem … 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

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

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

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t ONN – Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, … Read More

City of Oakland Receives Millions More For Affordable Housing Development Projects

City of Oakland Receives Over $20 Millions Affordable Housing Development Projects Oakland – After recently receiving nearly $90 million in awards for affordable housing developments, the City of Oakland is … 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 Passes Police Commission Ballot Measure For November 2020 Ballot

Oakland, CA (July 23, 2020)- Today, The Police Commission Ballot measure resolution that Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb and I, Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, introduced, which was co-sponsored by Oakland … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Home Attacked By 30+ Vandals Who Shot Projectiles, Graffitied Her Home

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Home Attacked By 30+ Vandals Who Shot Projectiles, Graffitied Her Home ONN – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Home Attacked By 30+ Vandals Who Shot Projectiles, Graffitied … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Statement On Home Attack By Vandals

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Statement On Home Attack By Vandals ONN – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Statement On Home Attack By Vandals Statement from the Office of Mayor Libby Schaaf … Read More

Ahead Of City Council Meeting, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Attacks Councilmembers Kaplan, Bas Initiative

Ahead Of Oakland City Council Meeting Today, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Issues Action Alert And Attacks Councilmembers Kaplan, Bas Initiative Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf issued this “Action Alert” below: Action Alert … 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

Oakland City Council Votes To Send New Business Tax Structure To November 2022 Ballot

Oakland – The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to send a new Oakland business tax structure law into motion by placing a measure on the November 2022 ballot. Oakland’s business … Read More

Oaklanders Want To Keep Porto-Potties At Driver Plaza In North Oakland But City Against It

The Struggle to Keep Driver Plaza Alive in North Oakland against Gentrifiers ONN – Oaklanders Want To Keep Porto-Potties At Driver Plaza In North Oakland But City Against It The … Read More

Oakland Police Commission Enacts Landmark Policy On Asphyxia & Neck Holds

Oakland – Oakland’s Police Commission late Thursday night unanimously enacted the strongest language in the nation banning the use of neck holds and protecting individuals from asphyxia (when someone is … Read More

Toby Gene Levingston Oakland East Bay Dragons Founder Passed Away This Week Tuesday

Toby Gene Levingston Oakland East Bay Dragons Founder Passed Away This Week Tuesday ONN – Toby Gene Levingston Oakland East Bay Dragons Founder Passed Away This Week Tuesday As his … 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

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