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

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Votes For Lifesaving, Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13) voted to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act— two commonsense gun violence … Read More

Is Bank Of America Trying To Wreck The PPP Loan Program Under President Biden?

This latest OaklandNewsNow.com post on the Bank of America PPP Loan Program was ignited by an email from San Diego lawyer JoEllen Plaskett, who’s story is recounted here. She opened … Read More

What They Are Saying As House Passes President Biden’s American Rescue Plan

The White House released this “What They Are Saying” press release after the U.S. House of Representatives passed President Biden’s American Rescue Plan WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: House Passes President … Read More

Ed Lozzi Talks Tango Shalom Movie, Beverly Hills Columnist The Late Marci Weiner

Ed Lozzi Talks Tango Shalom Movie, Beverly Hills Columnist The Late Marci Weiner From YouTube Channel: March 9, 2021 at 12:49AM ONN – On Friday, March 12th, at 8 PM … Read More

Las Vegas Sands Sells Venetian Hotel, Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas Real Estate

In a completely shocking move today, Las Vegas Sands, the company built by its late Founder and CEO Sheldon Adelson, has announced it has sold its Las Vegas real estate … 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

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

The Most Influential African American / Black Sports Executives In The SF Bay Area

KPIX Channel 5 Sports Anchor Vernon Glenn Gives Shout-Out To Zennie62Media CEO Zennie Abraham For The Most Influential African American / Black Sports Executives In The SF Bay Area List … Read More

Buffy Wicks Oakland California Assemblymember Announces 2021 Legislative Package

Buffy Wicks slate of bills include policies to protect working families; fight California’s housing crisis; reform the Employment Development Department (EDD); and more Oakland – On Wednesday, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks … Read More

Howard Terminal Oakland Athletics Ballpark Community CBA Update: Draft EIR Friday, Transit Concerns Shared

Howard Terminal Ballpark update with the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Report, here. The last OaklandNewNow.com blog post update on the process toward building a new ballpark for the … 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

Ben Bartlett, Berkeley Councilmember Speech On Resolution To End Exclusionary Zoning

Berkeley City Council Meeting Tuesday February 23, 2021 Item 29 – Resolution to End Exclusionary Zoning in Berkeley Passed Unanimously: 9-0-0 Thank Vice Mayor Droste, CM Taplin, and Robinson for … Read More

Port of Oakland Cargo Volume Decline Due To Crowded Ports

Oakland – Containerized cargo volume declined at the Port of Oakland in January, the result of spreading supply chain congestion. The Port said today that import volume dropped 11.9 percent … 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

United Airlines – Engine On Fire From United Airlines Flight 328 Bound For Honolulu, Parts Dropped In Denver

United Airlines – Engine On Fire From United Airlines Flight 328 Bound For Honolulu, Parts Dropped In Denver From YouTube Channel: February 20, 2021 at 05:18PM ONN – United Airlines … Read More

SF Bay Area Bicycle Is Back: Bike Oakland & Alameda: Airport, Bay Farm & Alameda

Bike Oakland & Alameda: Airport, Bay Farm & Alameda clockwise From YouTube Channel: February 17, 2021 at 06:00AM ONN – SF Bay Area Bicycle Is Back: Bike Oakland & Alameda: … Read More

Dallas Texas Winter Storm Video: 2021 Driving From McKinney To DFW Airport

Dallas Winter Storm from McKinney to DFW Airport From YouTube Channel: February 16, 2021 at 01:53PM ONN – Dallas Texas Winter Storm Video: 2021 Driving From McKinney To DFW Airport … Read More

Port Of Oakland Video On CMA CGM’s Direct Asia Service Shows Oakland’s Import Cargo Potential

Port of Oakland video signals change in Port’s future CMA CGM’s direct Asia service shows Oakland’s import cargo potential Oakland – Port of Oakland says its business model is changing … Read More

Ben Bartlett Says Let’s Talk Reopening Berkeley Schools: Town Hall Thursday, 2/18/21

On Thursday, February 18th, 2021, 7:00 PM PST, the office of Berkeley City Councilman Ben Bartlett will be holding a ZOOM Virtual Town Hall with School Board Director Laura Babitt … Read More

Port Of Oakland To Welcome CMA CGM’s First Ship Linking China And Oakland Today At 11 AM

Oakland – The Port of Oakland will welcome CMA CGM’s first call Asia service today, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. This is the first time in more than ten years that … Read More

LIVE: Kansas City Chiefs arrive in Tampa ahead of Super Bowl LV

LIVE: Kansas City Chiefs arrive in Tampa ahead of Super Bowl LV From YouTube Channel: February 6, 2021 at 04:30PM ONN – The Kansas City Chiefs have landed at Tampa … Read More

Executive Order Rebuilding, Enhancing Programs To Resettle Refugees, Impact Of Climate Change On Migration

Executive Order Rebuilding and Enhancing Programs to Resettle Refugees and Planning for the Impact of Climate Change on Migration REBUILDING AND ENHANCING PROGRAMS TO RESETTLE REFUGEES AND PLANNING FOR THE … Read More

Justin Herbert: Los Angeles Chargers Quarterback Is 2020 NFL Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Chargers Quarterback Justin Herbert Named 2020 Pepsi® Zero Sugar NFL Rookie of the Year Winner Selected by Fan Vote for the first time via Twitter and on NFL.com/rookies … Read More

Danny Wan: Port Of Oakland’s Executive Director Plans For Economic Growth, Healthy Community

Danny Wan cites 2020 impacts and kicks off 2021 planning process at State of the Port Oakland, CA – February 3, 2021: Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan began … Read More

Passenger At Oakland Airport Issued Fake Bomb Threat Because He Was ‘Upset’ By Flight Delay

Passenger at Oakland Airport issued bomb threat because he was ‘upset’ by delay From YouTube Channel: February 1, 2021 at 05:09PM ONN – Passenger At Oakland Airport Issued Fake Bomb … Read More

All Things Co-Op: Interview With Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin

All Things Co-op: Interview with Mayor Jesse Arreguin From YouTube Channel: November 3, 2020 at 06:50AM ONN – All Things Co-Op: Interview With Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin Mayor Jesse Arreguin … Read More

Julie Jenkins Fancelli: Trump Capitol Rally Jan 6th Funded By Publix Super Markets Heiress

Trump Capitol Rally Jan 6th Funded By Julie Jenkins Fancelli Publix Super Markets Heiress, Says WSJ ONN – Trump Capitol Rally Jan 6th Funded By Julie Jenkins Fancelli Publix Super … Read More

President Biden Executive Order On Tackling The Climate Crisis At Home And Abroad

The United States and the world face a profound climate crisis. We have a narrow moment to pursue action at home and abroad in order to avoid the most catastrophic … 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 News: 12th Annual Powerful Women Of The Bay Awards Luncheon – PowerfulWomenOfTheBay.com

Oakland News: 12th Annual Powerful Women Of The Bay Awards Luncheon – PowerfulWomenOfTheBay.com From YouTube Channel: January 28, 2021 at 06:43PM ONN – Oakland News: 12th Annual Powerful Women Of … Read More

John Siegel, Former Insight Terminal Solutions CEO, Not Culprit In Waste Coal Matter, Helps Anyway

John Siegel, the former CEO of Kentucky and Oakland-based Insight Terminal Solutions (the firm of which was a Zennie62Media client before it closed down as that brand), has said he … Read More

President Biden To Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions

President Biden to Sign Executive Order Strengthening Buy American Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers Biden-Harris Administration Commits to Investing in American … Read More

Dr. Joel Parrott, Oakland Zoo President & CEO, Announces Retirement After 37 Years

Taking the helm in 1984 as Oakland Zoo stood on the brink of permanent closure and was deemed ‘one of the ten worst U.S. Zoos’ by the Humane Society, Dr. … Read More

2021 $185,000 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Electric Supercar In Kroger’s Parking Lot, Fayetteville Georgia

2021 $185,000 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Electric Supercar In Kroger’s Parking Lot, Fayetteville Georgia ONN – 2021 $185,000 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Electric Supercar In Kroger’s Parking Lot, Fayetteville Georgia … Read More

Blueprint for Greatness-1996 Oakland Raiders

Blueprint for Greatness-1996 Oakland Raiders From YouTube Channel: January 21, 2021 at 08:32PM ONN – This video is a telecast, broadcast, and production of NFL Films. I claim no ownership … Read More

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Second Press Briefing, January 21, 2021

White House Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, January 21, 2021 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 4:03 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI: Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us … Read More

Oakland Council President Bas’ Progressive Corporate Tax Moves Forward Toward Eventual Ballot Entry

On January 9th, 2021, Oakland City Council President Nikki Fortunado Bas (District 2) introduced a resolution with Councilmember Thao (District 4) to create a Blue Ribbon Task Force for the … Read More

Trump Capitol Rally Points To Plan To Keep Trump As POTUS Even If He Lost 2020 Election

To start, this Trump Rally blog post is, at this point, a purely speculative work, designed to help tie together what is at this point a disparate set of facts … Read More

Vuzix Next Generation Smart Glasses Captures Three CES 2021 Innovation Awards

Vuzix Next Generation Smart Glasses Captures 3 CES 2021 Innovation Awards for Outstanding Design and Engineering Rochester, N.Y., Dec. 28, 2020 – Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), … Read More

Full Speech: President-Elect Joe Biden Blasts Trump Administration For Blocking Access During Transition

National Security Agency Review Teams Briefing Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by President-elect Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware This post based on press release sent directly to Zennie62Media by Biden-Harris … Read More

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Announce Members of the White House Office of Digital Strategy

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Members of the White House Office of Digital Strategy Washington, DC – Today, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris … Read More

Soul, The Pixar Movie Starring Jamie Foxx, Got Oakland Edna Brewer Middle School Students Help

Current and Former Edna Brewer Middle School Musicians Make Guest Appearance in New Pixar/Disney Movie, Soul Oakland, CA – Many musicians dream of performing on the biggest stages possible, and … 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

Port of Oakland Board Extends Project Labor Agreement 5 Years

Port partners with Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County Oakland – December 24, 2020: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners have extended the Port’s landmark project labor agreement … 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

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of National Economic Council

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of National Economic Council Washington – – Today, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced additional members … Read More

City Of Oakland To Cut Salaries Due To COVID-19 Pandemic-Caused $62 Million Shortfall

Oakland – On Thursday, Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Administrator Ed Reiskin shared with City of Oakland employees the stark financial reality the City faces due to extreme revenue losses … 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

Zennie Abraham Intros Yappa Video Comment System For Zennie62Media’s Oakland News Now At CES 2021

Zennie Abraham Intros Video Comment System For Zennie62Media’s Oakland News Now, For CES 2021 ONN – Zennie Abraham Intros Video Comment System For Zennie62Media’s Oakland News Now, For CES 2021 … Read More

Hunter Biden’s Ukraine Business? What About Eric Trump Over There Judging A Beauty Pageant?

Ok, so President Donald Trump’s latest “I’m pissed I post the 2020 Presidential Election to Joe Biden” act – aside from the completely racist and criminal move of ordering executions … Read More

Allegiant Stadium Clark County Stadium Bond Reserve Faces Depletion In Fiscal Year 2022

The $645 million general obligation bond that helped pay for construction of what was initially called Las Vegas Stadium, and is now the stadium for the former NFL Oakland Raiders … Read More

Young Chefs Behind Town Revival Restaurant For Oakland Tribune Tower Act Like There’s No Pandemic

The public relations team representing three young Oakland-grown chefs sent a press release about the trio’s plans for an eatery called Town Revival, in Downtown Oakland’s Tribune Tower. Considering the … 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

Port of Oakland Refinances To Save $87 Million In Future Debt Payments

Port of Oakland closed first of two bond sales Dec. 3, 2020 Oakland – The Port of Oakland said today it is refinancing $544 million of debt with its new … Read More

City of Oakland Faces Possible $62M Budget Shortfall

Oakland, CA – The Oakland City Council’s Finance & Management Committee will hear a report from City staff this Monday afternoon that contains a stark warning: without timely action to … Read More

Sen Kelly Loeffler, Rev Raphael Warnock Face Off in Georgia Senate Debate

Sen Loeffler, Warnock face off in Georgia Senate debate From YouTube Channel: December 6, 2020 at 08:03PM ONN – Sen Kelly Loeffler, Rev Raphael Warnock Face Off in Georgia Senate … Read More

Faizon Love: Black Actor Racism Lawsuit Against Universal Pictures Moves Forward

Attorneys Seek Testimony from Universal Execs Adam Fogelson, Ron Meyer and Michael Moses Over Faizon Love’s Erasure from “Couples Retreat” Movie Los Angeles (December 6, 2020) – Film star and … Read More

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