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 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 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 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

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

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao’s 1st Community Meal & Mask Giveaway, Thanksgiving Day 11AM – 2PM

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao’s 1st Community Meal & Mask Giveaway, Thanksgiving Day 11AM – 2PM ONN – Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao’s 1st Community Meal & Mask Giveaway, Thanksgiving Day 11AM … 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

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

Sheng Thao was an APAPA intern and is now on the City Council in Oakland, CA

Sheng Thao was an APAPA intern and is now on the City Council in Oakland, CA From YouTube Channel: July 24, 2020 at 10:51AM ONN – Presented at The Future … 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’s Equity Caucus Redirects $150 Million From Oakland Police To Black Community

Oakland – Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the Oakland City Council Equity Caucus (Vice Mayor Larry Reid, Councilmembers Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Noel Gallo,and Loren Taylor) ushered a unanimous vote to immediately … 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

Oakland City Council Unanimously Approves Councilmember Sheng Thao’s Right To Recall Law

Oakland – Today the Oakland City Council unanimously voted to approve Councilmember Sheng Thao’s RIGHT TO RECALL ordinance which grants over 10,000 hotel, airport, and restaurant workers the first right … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao, With Gallo, Kalb, Community Leaders, Write Right To Return To Work

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao, With Gallo, Kalb, Community Leaders, Write Right To Return To Work ONN – Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao, With Gallo, Kalb, Community Leaders, Write Right To Return … Read More

Ben Bartlett And Berkeley Bans Tear Gas When Oakland Won’t: The ‘Era Of Militarism Is Over’

Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett turned a phrase that is spreading around the Internet when he said the “era of militarism is over”, after his City of Berkeley, Berkeley City Council … Read More

Oakland Council Members Nikki Bas, Rebecca Kaplan, Sheng Thao, Want Immediate Halt Of Tear Gas

Oakland, CA: (June 3 , 2020) – Today, Oakland Council Members Nikki Bas, Rebecca Kaplan and Sheng Thao sent a joint letter to Mayor Schaaf, City Administrator Reiskin and Interim … Read More

Sheng Thao, Oakland District 4 Councilmember On Council Passing Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Oakland – Today the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to pass the Emergency Paid Sick Leave For Oakland Employees measure introduced by Councilmember Sheng Thao and her colleagues Councilmembers Fortunato … Read More

Oakland City Council Meetings Featuring Police Commission, Sick Leave, Ed Reiskin, Cancelled

Oakland City Council Meetings Featuring Police Commission, Sick Leave, Ed Reiskin, Cancelled ONN – Oakland City Council Meetings Featuring Police Commission, Sick Leave, Ed Reiskin, Cancelled Today’s dual Oakland City … Read More

Sheng Thao Oakland D4 Councilmember With Community Leaders Launch Project MASC

COUNCILMEMBER SHENG THAO ALONG WITH AAPI WOMEN LEAD AND COMMUNITY LEADERS ANNOUCE LAUNCH OF “PROJECT MASC FOR OAKLAND” TO FUNDRAISE AND DISTRIBUTE MASKS & OTHER RESOURCES TO OAKLAND COMMUNITIES Oakland … Read More

Oakland Chamber Of Commerce Asks: Tell Oakland City Council Not To Abuse Emergency Powers

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce sent out this request, which I have elected to re-post and amplify here at Oakland News Now. Tell Oakland City Council to Not its … Read More

Robert Bobb, Former Oakland CAO, Praises Ed Reiskin, The Next CAO

 Ed Reiskin lands Robert Bobb’s praise (click on the video to listen to Mr. Bobb’s commentary). Ed Reiskin, the current but as yet unconfirmed Oakland Chief Administrative Officer who … Read More

Rumor: Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

Rumor: Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf ONN – Rumor: Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Rumor: Oakland Police Chief … Read More

Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao District 4 Statement In Response To OPOA Police Union

Oakland California – On Thursday January 9th The Oakland Police Officers Association (OPOA Police Union) released a statement in response to Councilmember Sheng Thao’s commitment to reducing crimes in the … Read More

Oakland City Council Gives $1.2 Million To OUSD, Rejects Measure AA Tax

Oakland, Ca – On Tuesday, April 16th the Oakland City Council took extraordinary action to save critical services that include, the restorative justice program, the foster youth case management program … Read More

Councilmember Thao At Montclair’s Village Plaza Campaign Event, Sunday April 7th

Oakland, California – On Sunday April 7, from 4:30-7:30 p.m., the Montclair Village Association will host a public open air dinner along Antioch Court in support of Montclair’s Streetscape Beautification … Read More

ADEM 18 Election Results: Assembly Democratic Delegates CA 18 District Winners List

The election for Assembly Democratic Delegates in Calfornia Assembly District 18 was held at the College of Alameda Sunday, January 27th, and drew a 1,100 person turn-out, according to observers. … Read More

Oakland Women’s March 2019 From A Social Media View

Yes, there’s an Oakland-centered media recap of the 2019 Oakland Women’s March. The 2019 and third annual version of the Women’s March was held Saturday January 19th in many American … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Welcomes New Oakland City Council Members

Oakland, CA – Following the elections, the Oakland City Council will have three new members. Rebecca Kaplan, the only city-wide elected member of the Oakland City Council (At-Large), reached out … Read More

Op-Ed: Letter To Oakland City Council District 4 Residents By Denise Bostrom

I especially wish the “Women’s Leadership Slate” of Pam Harris, Nayeli Maxson and Sheng Thao were running for different seats. Their efforts combined would definitely improve city services. Candidate Sheng Thao, however, is my first choice.

Sheng Thao Gets Daniel Swafford Endorsement Of Montclair Business Association

OAKLAND, CA – Daniel Swafford, who is the Executive Director of the Montclair and Laurel Business Associations and community volunteer for over 15 years, endorsed Sheng Thao’s candidacy for Oakland … Read More

Sheng Thao Oakland City Council District 4 Candidate, Gets Endorsements From SF Bay Area Mayors

OAKLAND, CA – As we head into mid-September, Oakland City Council District 4 candidate, SHENG THAO, gains regional Mayoral support from Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin, Fremont Mayor Lily Mei, Milpitas … Read More

Are Pamela Harris, Sheng Thao, And Nayeli Maxson An RCV Team In Oakland City Council District Four Race?

Pamela Harris, Sheng Thao, And Nayeli Maxson all took this photo on Saturday, August 4th (this blogger’s birthday) and then Sean Dugar, who’s Ms. Harris’ campaign aide / manager (I … Read More

Sheng Thao Gets California Assemblyman Rob Bonta Endorsement For Oakland City Council District Four Seat

Sheng Thao, Oakland City Council District Four Race Candidate, and Chief of Staff to Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, earned the backing of the popular California Assemblyman Rob Bonta in the … Read More

Sheng Thao Gets Oakland Firefighters Endorsement, Francis Hummel In Oakland City Council District 4 Race

Oakland City Council District Four Election Race News. Sheng Thao, who serves as the Chief of Staff for Oakland At-Large City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, sent this announcement that she secured … Read More

Who’s Pamela Harris, The Candidate For Oakland City Council District Four 2018?

Pamela Harris? Oakland City Council? Who’s Pamela Harris? UPDATE: Pamela Harris Gets Nancy Skinner Endorsement for Oakland City Council District Four Seat. Well, Pamela Harris is one of the nine … Read More

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