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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…

Alameda County Public Defender Staffs New 24-hour Hotline For Arrested Teens

The Alameda County Public Defender’s Office reports that it’s excited to announce a new, free 24-hour phone service to advise…

City Of Oakland: Updated Alameda County Health Orders Take Effect Today August 28 2020

Updated Alameda County Health Orders Take Effect Today. Outdoor pools and lower-risk personal services, like hair and nail salons, allowed…

Port of Oakland Hybrid Electric Cranes Deliver Major Emissions Savings

Project part of Port’s Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan Oakland, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2020: The Port of…

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Nutrition Services Department Annual Free Lunch Policies For Students

Oakland – Oakland Unified School District announces its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the National School…

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Says 23,000 Chromebooks 7,000 Wireless Hotspot Devices Delivered

Oakland – Just one week after handing out a major round of new #OaklandUndivided Chromebooks that students get to keep,…

Oakland Schools News: OEA and OUSD New Date Set For Ratification Of Tentative Agreement

Oakland, CA – On August 12, 2020, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and the Oakland Education Association (OEA) reached…

CA Assembly District 15 Race Update – Buffy Wicks Statement

The Buffy Wicks For Assembly campaign sent this statement Monday morning. As of now, the former Obama Campaign Aide is…

Buffy Wicks Gets Endorsement From Northern California Sheet Metal Workers Local 104

Buffy Wicks new California Assemblymember Race News is that the received the endorsement of the Northern California Sheet Metal Workers…

Buffy Wicks Gets Alameda County Building And Construction Trades Council Endorsement For CA Assembly District 15

Buffy Wicks lands Alameda County Building And Construction Trades Council Endorsement for CA Assembly District 15 Race. The Building and…

City Of Oakland Street Closures For Kamela Harris Rally, Sunday

Oakland, CA (City Of Oakland press release) – This Sunday, January 27, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will formally launch her…

NAACP Calls For Congressional Hearings On Domestic Terrorism

NAACP Seeking Answers On Government Surveillance Of Black Activists NAACP calls for Congressional Hearings On Domestic Terrorism in press release…

Oakland Chief Assistant City Attorney Maria Bee Honored With Distinguished Service Award

Oakland, CA – On Thursday, January 23rd, the Alameda County Bar Association (“ACBA”) honored Chief Assistant City Attorney Maria Bee…

Comcast – NBCUniversal Accused Of Sexual Harassment Cover-Up By Shareholder Group

“They Just Don’t Get It”: Bid to Derail Arjuna Capital – UltraViolet Shareholder Resolution Seen as Reflection of Mindset Linked…

OUSD And Office Depot Give East Oakland Pride Elementary School Backpacks, School Supplies

OUSD Teams up with Office Depot to Provide Backpacks and School Supplies to Students at East Oakland Pride Elementary School…

U.S. Chamber Calls on Congress To Pass Bills To Address Race-Based Opportunity Gaps

Washington – In a letter sent to all members of Congress, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today formally endorsed more…

Sonoma International Film Festival’s SIFF 2.0 Virtual Film Festival 2020 Under Way

Sonoma, CA – Sonoma International Film Festival’s new SIFF 2.0 Virtual Film Festival is under way July 30-August 2, 2020.…

Harm To Journalism Industry Featured In Historic Tech Giants Antitrust Hearing

Washington – One year after the initial hearing highlighting the damage tech giants have done to the journalism industry, the…

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…

2020 Oakland ESPY Awards Oakland Athletic League and OUSD Winners Announced

SPAAT, Oakland Athletic League and OUSD Announce Winners of Annual Oakland ESPY Awards, Including Middle School Student-Athletes of the Year,…

OUSD Announces Fall 2020-21 High School Sports Are On Hold Until December 2020

Oakland – While the 2020-21 school year begins on Monday, August 10, three weeks from today, with OUSD students studying…

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement On Approval Of FY 2021 Energy and Water Development Funding Bill

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on…

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…

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Announces Plans For Start Of School, Including Distance Learning

Exactly One Month From First Day of 2020-21 School Year, OUSD Announces Plans for Start of School Which Will Include…

Oakland Schools: OUSD Tribute To Over 60 Employees Who Retired At End Of June 2020

OUSD Says So Long to More than 60 Employees Who Retired at End of June 2020, Plus Two District Leaders…

Oakland Zoo’s Conservation Collaboration: First Ever Release Of Foothill Yellow-Legged Frogs

A Hop In The Right Direction: Oakland Zoo’s Conservation Collaboration Marks The First Ever Release Of Foothill Yellow-legged Frogs Oakland…

Oakland City Attorney Sues Landlords King V. Chau, James H. Chau, Judy N. Chau

City Attorney Files Tenant Protection and Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Local Landlords Oakland, CA – On Thursday, May 28th, City…

Dr. Deborah Ann Turner League Of Women Voters New President Of The Board Of Directors

League Elects Deborah Turner President of the Board of Directors Voting rights organization celebrates 100th Anniversary at national convention WASHINGTON…

City Of Oakland Encourages Businesses To Convert Spaces For Dining & Retail

City of Oakland Encourages Businesses to Temporarily Convert Parking Lots & Other Private Spaces for Dining & Retail Oakland ––…

Port Of Oakland Leaders Send Message To East Bay Businesses: Fly OAK First

Port of Oakland Leaders Send Message to East Bay Businesses: Fly OAK First. Airport appeals to local business community for…

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