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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cwDsxg5iRM ONN – Oakland Fire Department Announced Oakland City Council Approved Return Of Full Service April 13th – video by the YouTube channel in the video’s upper left hand corner. … 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 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

Hearing Oakland, Biden Administration Prioritizing Equity In COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

As if to express that it hears the words of Oakland Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan and Treva Reid, the Biden Administration issues a press release stating that it is prioritizing equity … 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 CMs Rebecca Kaplan And Treva Reid Want Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Oakland’s Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan and Councilmember Treva Reid Call on FEMA and California Leadership to Make COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Equitable Oakland (February 24, 2021) — Oakland’s Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan … 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

Rebecca Kaplan Video: Oakland Coliseum Is the First Federally Funded Mass Vaccination Site

Oakland is the First Federally Funded Mass Vaccination Site – Find out More… From YouTube Channel: February 17, 2021 at 05:15PM ONN – Rebecca Kaplan Video: Oakland Coliseum Is the … Read More

Sign-Ups For COVID Vaccination Appointments At Oakland Coliseum Site To Open Today

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the State of California, in partnership with the Biden Administration, will begin offering COVID vaccinations to eligible residents, with an emphasis on the most affected … 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 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 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

Why Rebecca Kaplan’s Designated Survivor Tweet To Oakland’s VP Kamala Harris Was Insulting

Why Rebecca Kaplan’s Designated Survivor Tweet To Oakland’s VP Kamala Harris Was Insulting From YouTube Channel: January 19, 2021 at 12:50PM ONN – Why Rebecca Kaplan’s Designated Survivor Tweet To … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland Councilmember’s Bad Tweet On “Designated Survivor” At Inauguration

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland Councilmember’s Bad Tweet On “Designated Survivor” At Inauguration ONN – Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland Councilmember’s Bad Tweet On “Designated Survivor” At Inauguration – vlog by Zennie62 YouTube Rebecca … Read More

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

Oakland’s Derreck B Johnson Shows Off Biden-Harris Inauguration Swag After Arriving In Washington ONN – Oakland’s Derreck B Johnson Shows Off Biden-Harris Inauguration Swag After Arriving In Washington – vlog … Read More

Oakland Councilmembers Carroll Fife, Rebecca Kaplan, Nikki Fortunato Bas’ Must Help People Get $

The Oakland City Council held it’s first-ever virtual inauguration, which went very well, and managed to dramatically shorten the swearing-in time in the process, compared to past events of that … Read More

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

Rebecca Kaplan Calling On Oakland Police to Stop Criminalizing Oakland Youth

Community and Council President Kaplan Call for OPD to Stop the Criminalization of Oakland Youth Oakland — This week, the Oakland Police Media Unit sent out a press release using … Read More

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

Rebecca Kaplan Oakland Councilmember Presents Ideas To Generate Budget Revenue – On Twitter ONN – Rebecca Kaplan Oakland Councilmember Presents Ideas To Generate Budget Revenue – On Twitter – vlog … Read More

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

Don Perata Interview – 2010 Oakland Mayor’s Race Interview With The Man Who Almost Won

Don Perata Interview – 2010 Oakland Mayor’s Race Interview With The Man Who Almost Won But for rank-choice voting, Don Perata, and not Jean Quan, would have been our Mayor … Read More

Musician Kev Choice Performs at Oakland Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan’s Post-Election Party

Musician Kev Choice Performs at Oakland Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan’s Post-Election Party From YouTube Channel: December 10, 2020 at 02:45PM ONN – Musician Kev Choice Performs at Oakland Councilmember At-Large … 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

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

Rebecca Kaplan Victory & Hanukkah Party With Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Oakland – Rebecca Kaplan has retained her At Large seat on the Oakland City Council after a hard fought race that included $500K in independent expenditures from large corporate interests. … 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

Rebecca Kaplan Wins Hardest Oakland City Council Race Ever: Beat Lyft, Derreck Johnson, Mayor Schaaf

Rebecca Kaplan Wins Hardest Oakland City Council Race Ever: Beat Lyft, Derreck Johnson, Mayor Schaaf ONN – Rebecca Kaplan Wins Hardest Oakland City Council Race Ever: Beat Lyft, Derreck Johnson, … 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 In The White House: On Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Barbara Lee, and Oakland Elections – Pam Drake

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris – Biden / Harris – Win!! I spent Wednesday morning, November 4th, at the ampitheater in the plaza in front of Oakland’s City Hall, masked … Read More

Oakland Ranked Choice Voting Election: Alameda County Registrar of Voters Latest Results, Nov 8th 2020

Oakland FAD – The Alameda County Registrar of Voters has posted its latest version of the base-level vote tallies for each of the races and measures in the November 3rd, … Read More

Oakland Elections 2020 Rank Choice Voting Updated Results: Rebecca Kaplan Still Ahead

Oakland, FAD – Thanks to the County of Alameda’s Registrar of Voters, Zennie62Media has a table for each rank-choice-voting election in the races for Oakland City Council. As the Alameda … Read More

Full Oakland, Berkeley, California, East Bay Election Results For 2020 Election

Here Are The Full Oakland California, Berkeley, California Election Results For The 2020 Election, Including Measures, And Results For Piedmont And San Leandro Who will win the 2020 Election for … Read More

Oakland Election Day 2020 Look At City Council Candidates From Google Trends Data

Oakland Election Day 2020 Look At City Council Candidates From Google Trends Data From YouTube Channel: November 3, 2020 at 02:07AM ONN – Oakland Election Day 2020 Look At City … 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

Rebecca Kaplan Oakland Councilmember At-Large Blasts Warriors Appeal of Arena Bond Debt

Oakland — The Golden State Warriors have filed for a hearing with the California Supreme Court to overturn the California District Court’s April 2020 decision in favor of the Oakland … Read More

Derreck Johnson Amps Kamala Harris Endorsement vs Kaplan’s Sanders In Oakland City Council Race

Ok, Democratic Representative for Vice President Kamala Harris backs Derreck Johnson. Kaplan counters with Bernie Sanders, so Johnson breaks out the commercials with Harris in them. Wow, this Oakland City … Read More

Senator Bernie Sanders Endorses Rebecca Kaplan For Oakland City Council At Large 2020

Oakland – We are honored to share the huge news that Senator Bernie Sanders has weighed in on the Oakland City Council At Large race, endorsing Council President Rebecca Kaplan. … Read More

Looking for Mayor Libby Schaaf! Demanding Equal Funding For Parks in Disadvantaged Communities!!

Looking for Mayor Libby Schaaf! Demanding Equal Funding For Parks in Disadvantaged Communities!! From YouTube Channel: September 25, 2020 at 12:24AM ONN – For months we have been urging Mayor … Read More

Walter Wallace Jr. Mentally Ill Black Man Shot Multiple Times By Phili Police, But Mom Called Cops

Walter Wallace Jr. Mentally Ill Black Man Shot Multiple Times By Phili Police, But Mom Called Cops ONN – Walter Wallace Jr. Mentally Ill Black Man Shot Multiple Times By … 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 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 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

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