Oakland Behind the Mask: Tyehimba Jelani

Oakland Behind the Mask: Tyehimba Jelani From YouTube Channel: March 3, 2021 at 01:41PM ONN – Oakland Behind the Mask: Tyehimba Jelani The City of Oakland reports: The Covid-19 pandemic … Read More

Damon Connolly Interview On 2021 Goals, Objectives As Marin County District One Supervisor

Marin County District One Supervisor Damon Connolly Q and A on 2021 Goals and Priorities starting with question on COVID. Vaccine. Economic Recovery Thank you Zennie for having me on … 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

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

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

#OaklandUndivided Reaches Half-Way Mark In Providing Computers, Internet To Oakland OUSD Students

#OaklandUndivided Reaches Major Milestone in Effort to Provide 25,000 Oakland Students with Free Computers and Internet Access; Media is Invited to Laptop Distribution Event on Thursday The press release sent … 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

Today: Oakland High School Giveaway Of $40,000 Of Computers Courtesy Of RRRComputer.org

Oakland – On Wednesday, September 30, more than a dozen students will receive refurbished MacBook Air computers, in the second day of this giveaway from RRRComputer.org, a San Francisco-based non-profit … Read More

Loren Taylor, Oakland District 6 Councilmember, Sends Updates On State And Local Policy

In his newsletter Oakland District 6 Councilmember Loren Taylor shared a series of news updates related to homelessness and tenant and landlord protection. Here they are: City Of Oakland Homeless … Read More

Berkeley City Council Proposing Fines For Not Wearings Masks Of Up To $500

On the September 15 Berkeley City Council agenda, comes what’s sure to be an eye-opening proposal to issue citations for anyone who refuses to comply with the city’s face-covering requirements … 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

Social & Economic Justice Commission Virtual Special Meeting – Aug. 20, 2020

Social & Economic Justice Commission Virtual Special Meeting – Aug. 20, 2020 From YouTube Channel: August 20, 2020 at 02:58PM ONN – This is a Virtual Special Meeting for the … 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

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 from home through distance learning, the District and the Oakland … Read More

Georgia Gov. Kemp’s Anti-Mask Executive Order Against Atlanta Mayor Bottoms Is Illegal

On Tuesday, Republican Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order that was really against Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and her order for that City’s residents to wear masks … Read More

Social & Economic Justice Commission – July 7, 2020

Social & Economic Justice Commission – July 7, 2020 ONN – Social and Economic Justice Commission meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM in the City Council … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan: Oakland Council President Calls To Implement Publicly-Accessible WiFi

Oakland, CA – Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan, who serves as Oakland’s Council Member At-Large, calls for publicly accessible WiFi for Oakland’s communities. Kaplan has been working to expand … Read More

Oakland Renters And Small Businesses Eviction Moratorium Extension: News From Councilmember Bas

Dear Oaklander, Heading into our 11th week sheltering in place, I’m inspired by recent wins for our community, such as the extension of my emergency eviction moratorium and a fall … Read More

How Does Lake Merritt Oakland Look During Shelter in Place? YouTube Video Shows

Shelter in Place, Lake Merritt, Oakland, 2020.5.20  ONN – How Does Lake Merritt Oakland Look During Shelter in Place? YouTube Video Shows Video: “Shelter in Place, Lake Merritt, Oakland, … Read More

Oakland 19th Annual African American Honor Roll Celebration Held Thursday Evening

Note: this is based on an OUSD Press Release issued just hours before the event – yes, the same day; Zennie62Media missed the email at the time. Oakland, CA – … Read More

Oakland International Airport Dramatic Declines Due To Pandemic; Recovery This Summer?

Oakland – A steep decline in air travel is one of many shifts in culture caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. With California and many other states under Shelter in … Read More

Oakland City Council Closer To Allowing 16 and 17 Year-Olds To Vote in School Board Elections

IT PASSED! Oakland President Rebecca Kaplan Proposed Ballot Measure to Allow 16 and 17 Year-Olds To Vote in School Board Elections Passes Unanimously. Oakland, Ca – Oakland City Council President, … Read More

Oakland A’s Rent: They Don’t Owe Rent At Oakland Coliseum, Here’s Why With A’s Statement, JPA Words

Oakland A’s Rent: They Don’t Owe Rent At Oakland Coliseum, Here’s Why With A’s Statement, JPA Words ONN – Oakland A’s Rent: They Don’t Owe Rent At Oakland Coliseum, Here’s … Read More

For Shelter-In-Place Oakland, Phoebe Kofford On YouTube Finds Best Places To Eat

Best places to eat in Oakland CA! (bay area) ONN – For Shelter-In-Place Oakland, Phoebe Kofford On YouTube Finds Best Places To Eat Phoebe Kofford got in her car with … Read More

Oakland Teacher Peter Limata Moved to Tears By Ellen Degeneres Show Gift For School

First Grade Teacher Moved to Tears by Gift for School ONN – Oakland Teacher Peter Limata Moved to Tears By Ellen Degeneres Show Gift For School This was the feel-good-story … Read More

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Huge Donation To OUSD, City Of Oakland To Help Close Digital Divide

Jack Dorsey, Twitter Founder And CEO Sends Huge Donation to OUSD and City of Oakland to Help Close Digital Divide Less Than 24-Hours After Press Conference Oakland, CA – Less … Read More

City Of Oakland Expands Plans To Encourage Physical Distancing At Lake Merritt, City Parks

Oakland, CA – City of Oakland news. To encourage physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic and in alignment with the Alameda County Public Health Order in effect through the end … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD’s Youth Beat Students Create COVID-19 Music Video

Oakland Schools News: OUSD’s Youth Beat Students Create Music Video With Simple But Powerful Message for Protecting Oneself from COVID-19 Oakland, CA – With schools remaining closed for the rest … Read More

Cumberland Mall Atlanta Drop Kick Fight Shows Why Shelter In Place Should Be Maintained In Georgia

Cumberland Mall Atlanta Drop Kick Fight Shows Why Shelter In Place Should Be Maintained In Georgia ONN – Cumberland Mall Atlanta Drop Kick Fight Shows Why Shelter In Place Should … Read More

City of Oakland Launches Operation HomeBase For Homeless Residents Vulnerable To COVID-19

Oakland, CA – Mayor Libby Schaaf, Vice Mayor Larry Reid, and City Councilmember Loren Taylor joined with community and philanthropic leaders today to announce the opening of Operation HomeBase, a … Read More

On National Teacher Day, Oakland Schools District Announces 2020 OUSD Teachers Of The Year

Oakland, CA – Oakland schools news. The 2019-20 school year is anything but normal, with schools still shut down more than seven weeks into the coronavirus closure. But what is … Read More

Oakland Athletics And The State of MLB and COVID-19

Oakland Athletics And The State of MLB and COVID-19 ONN – Talking about the Oakland Athletics, MLB, and baseball during the COVID-19 shelter in place orders Note from Zennie62Media and … 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 Grab And Go Free Meal Program Surpasses 1,000,000

Oakland Schools: OUSD Grab and Go Free Meal Program Surpasses 1,000,000 Student Meals Handed Out Oakland, CA – On Monday, April 27, the thirteenth day of free meal service for … 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

Disgraced Chevron Ecuador Attorney Steven Donziger Makes Plea For Freedom From House Arrest

New York – In what is easily the most ironic press event of the worldwide coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, disgraced Chevron Ecuador attorney Steven Donziger appealed to be released from house … Read More

Oakland Unified School District Honors 2019-20 Classified Employees Of The Year

Oakland Schools News. Oakland Unified School District Honors 2019-20 Classified Employees Of The Year Oakland, CA – Oakland Schools News. Despite the current shelter in place and the closure of … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Council President, Asks Gov Newsom For Hotel Access For Homeless

In the letter called “Immediate Access to Hotel Rooms For Unhoused And Other At Risk Residents” Oakland City Council President Kaplan asks Governor Newsom For Hotel Acesss  Honorable Richard … Read More

Oakland Neighborhood Leaders Meet With Mayor Schaaf And OPD On ZOOM On COVID-19 Testing

 Oakland Neighborhood Leaders Meet With Mayor Libby Schaaf And the Oakland Police Department (OPD) On ZOOM, On COVID-19 Testing Oakland via ZOOM – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and members … Read More

OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell: COVID-19 Update 4-4-2020

OUSD Superintendent Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell Letter To Oakland Unified School District Community Dear Oakland Unified Community, I write to you today with a brief COVID-19 update and to share some … Read More

OUSD Oakland Schools Use Crowdfunding To Help Unemployed Families Due To COVID-19

From an Oakland Unified School District press release sent to Zennie62Media, a horrible situation due to COVID-19. Numerous OUSD Oakland Schools Turn to Crowdfunding to Support Students and Families as … Read More

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Announces Statewide Shelter-In-Place Order For Friday, April 3rd

Georgia statewide shelter-in-place order will launch Friday ONN – Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Announces Statewide Shelter-In-Place Order For Friday, April 3rd In the YouTube video by Atlanta-based Channel 11 Georgia … 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

Clayton County Georgia Sheriff Issues Shelter In Place Policy To Deal With Pandemic

Clayton County Georgia Sheriff Issues Shelter In Place Policy To Deal With Pandemic ONN – Clayton County Georgia Sheriff Issues Shelter In Place Policy To Deal With Pandemic Note from … Read More

Oakland’s Bacheesos, 1888 Coffee Partner On Grand Ave: Order Food And Coffee To Go

Oakland – If you’re sheltered-in-place (and let’s face it, we all are) Bacheesos and 1888 Coffee, both on Grand Avenue at 246 Grand Ave at Park View Terrace, across from … Read More

Nikki Fortunato Bas: Oakland Councilmember Announces Eviction Moratorium

Oakland – Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland District Two Councilmember, says: effective immediately, my emergency ordinance protects renters, small businesses and nonprofits. Thank you to the thousands of Oaklanders who shared … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Calls For Action to Stop Spread Of COVID-19 At Special Oakland City Council Meeting

Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan Calls for Action to Stop Spread of COVID-19, Including through vulnerable and homeless communities, at March 27th Special Council Meeting Oakland, CA – To … Read More

COVID-19 Shelter In Place Update

COVID-19 Shelter In Place Update ONN – Note from Zennie62Media and Oakland News Now: this video-blog post demonstrates the full and live operation of the latest updated version of an … Read More

City Of Oakland: COVID-19: Sought After Services Still Available To The Public

COVID-19: City of Oakland: Sought After Services Still Available to the Public – Planning & Building and Housing & Community Development Departments offer alternatives Oakland, CA – In accordance with … Read More

Oakland D3 Councilmember McElhaney On Gov Newsom California Shelter-In-Place Mandate

Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney Explains Governor Gavin Newsom’s California Shelter-In-Place Mandate Update on COVID-19 Guidelines, Recommendations and Support During COVID-19 Pandemic BREAKING NEWS! Just three days after … Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic Update From Oakland D3 Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney

Update on COVID-19 Guidelines, Recommendations and Support During COVID-19 Pandemic Friends, Below are important updates on local government’s efforts to stem the impact of the COVID19 pandemic and to keep … 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

CNN’s Dan Simon In San Francisco On The Embarcadero, Not “Downtown”, Talking “Shelter In Place”

CNN’s Dan Simon In San Francisco On The Embarcadero, Not “Downtown”, Talking “Shelter In Place” ONN – CNN’s Dan Simon In San Francisco On The Embarcadero, Not “Downtown”, Talking “Shelter … 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

CNN’s Dan Simon In San Francisco Marina District Talking “Shelter In Place”

CNN’s Dan Simon In San Francisco Marina District Talking “Shelter In Place” ONN – CNN’s Dan Simon In San Francisco Marina District Talking “Shelter In Place” He is on Chestnut … Read More

Visit Oakland Just Issued “100 Things To Do In Oakland” – Uh, “Shelter In Place”?

Visit Oakland Just Issued “100 Things To Do In Oakland” – Uh, “Shelter In Place”? ONN – Visit Oakland Just Issued “100 Things To Do In Oakland” – Uh, “Shelter … 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