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

Oakland OUSD Nutrition Services Team Surpasses 10,000,000 Student Meals

Oakland OUSD Nutrition Services Team Surpasses 10,000,000 Student Meals in Supporting Student Health & Well-Being, Plus Nearly 3,000,000 Pounds of Food from ACCFB Team Receives Assist from Alameda County Dental … Read More

Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New Video Images Released Before DEIR Report

Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New Video Images Released Before DEIR Report From YouTube Channel: February 26, 2021 at 02:14PM ONN – Oakland Athletics Ballpark At Howard Terminal New … Read More

Howard Terminal Draft Environmental Impact Report Released By City Of Oakland, A’s – PMSA’s Mike Jacob Attacks

The Howard Terminal Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) is out of its cage and here at this link! The City of Oakland and The Oakland Athletics released the Draft Environmental … Read More

OUSD And Friends Of The Oakland Public School Libraries Create Digital Library

OUSD and “Friends of the Oakland Public School Libraries” Create Digital Library for All Oakland Students Oakland – United For Success Academy 8th grader, Brenda C., uses Sora, an app … 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

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

Ground Control Coffee Brewer @ Highwire Coffee Roasters, Oakland, CA

Ground Control Coffee Brewer @ Highwire Coffee Roasters, Oakland, CA From YouTube Channel: January 24, 2021 at 07:38PM ONN – Ground Control Coffee Brewer @ Highwire Coffee Roasters, Oakland, CA … Read More

President Biden Picks Klein, Bronaugh, Palm, Trottenberg, Marten, Chopra, Gensler, For Posts

President-elect Biden Announces Additional Key Administration Posts WASHINGTON – On January 18th, President-elect Joe Biden announced a number of key administration posts: Elizabeth Klein, Deputy Secretary of the Interior; Dr. … 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

CES 2021 Will Feature iHeartMedia Session With Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest will moderate a discussion on how iHeartMedia and top artists are reimagining entertainment in a COVID-world The first all-digital CES® 2021 , Jan. 11-14, 2021, will feature an … Read More

CES 2021: Global Tech Leaders Announced For First All-Digital Show

Leaders from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today made major show announcements including keynote speakers, Innovation Award honorees and conference program updates. In addition, a preview was shared of what … Read More

Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett Sworn In – Reimagining Public Safety

Berkeley News from The Office of Councilmember Ben Bartlett The City of Berkeley is updating our COVID-19 Health Order to align with the State of California’s regional stay home order, … Read More

Oakland’s Regina Jackson, CEO EOYDC, On Taking Risks To Transform – TEDxUCDavisSF

Taking Risks to Transform | Regina Jackson | TEDxUCDavisSF From YouTube Channel: May 16, 2017 at 11:06AM ONN – Oakland’s Regina Jackson, CEO EOYDC, On Taking Risks To Transform – … Read More

Lonelygirl15 Was A Fake Vlog And Signal That Digital Technology Was Transforming Media And News

Lonelygirl15 Was A Fake Vlog And Signal That Digital Technology Was Transforming Media And News From YouTube Channel: September 11, 2006 at 02:52AM ONN – Lonelygirl15 Was A Fake Vlog … Read More

Real Life CLUCKIN’ BELL from GRAND THEFT AUTO in OAKLAND

Real Life CLUCKIN’ BELL from GRAND THEFT AUTO in OAKLAND From YouTube Channel: November 18, 2020 at 12:00PM ONN – You may recognize Cluckin’ Bell as a fictional fast food … Read More

Oakland Economic Recovery Council 1st Meeting Monday, May 18, 2020

Oakland Economic Recovery Council 1st Meeting Monday, May 18, 2020 The City of Oakland reports: The Mayor and the Vice Mayor/Chair of the City Council Community and Economic Development Committee … Read More

Bill Carroll’s Saturday Superlatives RBs Mohammad Ibrahim Minnesota, 41 Rushes, 201 Yds vs Maryland

Bill Carroll’s Saturday Superlatives RBs Mohammad Ibrahim Minnesota, 41 Rushes, 201 Yds vs Maryland From YouTube Channel: November 1, 2020 at 11:13AM ONN – Bill Carroll’s Saturday Superlatives RBs Mohammad … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Celebrates New Central Kitchen That Can Make 35,000 Meals Per Day

OUSD Celebrates Unique New Central Kitchen with Capacity to Create 35,000 Meals Per Day, and Serve as Farm and Educational Facility Oakland – During a year in which Oakland Unified … Read More

Association of Flight Attendants Hold Rally Near Rep Barbara Lee Office In Oakland

Association of Flight Attendants Rally Oakland CA From YouTube Channel: October 20, 2020 at 07:06PM ONN – Association of Flight Attendants Hold Rally Near Rep Barbara Lee Office In Oakland … Read More

OUSD to Update Public On $133 Million Project To Upgrade Fremont High School Wednesday

OUSD to Update Public on Massive $133 Million Project to Upgrade Fremont High School in News Conference on Wednesday Oakland – OUSD is holding a news conference on Wednesday, October … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Introduces Oakland Slow Streets 2.0 2020 Featuring Jonathan Brumfield

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Introduces Oakland Slow Streets 2.0 2020 Featuring Jonathan Brumfield From YouTube Channel: October 15, 2020 at 03:28AM ONN – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Introduces Oakland Slow … 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

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

Mary Barra, General Motors (GM) CEO, To Talk All-Electic Future At CES 2021 Keynote

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, producers of CES 20210, announced that Mary Barra, General Motors (GM) Chairman and CEO, will present the opening keynote address during the all-digital CES® 2021 … Read More

Online Leadership Seminar Featuring Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett

Online Leadership Seminar with Ben Bartlett From YouTube Channel: August 31, 2020 at 02:44PM ONN – Online Leadership Seminar Featuring Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett “If you don’t like fires, and … Read More

Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett On Safety for All: George Floyd Community Safety Act

This Ben Bartlett post called “Safety for All: George Floyd Community Safety Act” by Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett appears on Medium. Here’s an excerpt: In all 50 states and more … Read More

Economic Renewal Agenda: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Joins Senator Markey, Rep. Haaland, Grassroots Coalition

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Joins Senator Markey, Rep. Haaland, Grassroots Coalition in Announcing Economic Renewal Agenda Today, Rep. Barbara Lee joined U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland … Read More

Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember Joined Institute For Community Leadership For Online Seminar

Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett joined The Institute for Community Leadership for an online seminar. Here’s the description of the event, courtesy Councilmember Bartlett and The Institute for Community Leadership: We … Read More

How #WeThriveInside: Musician and Actor Rick Springfield Talks Dealing With Depression

How #WeThriveInside With Musician and Actor Rick Springfield From YouTube Channel: May 26, 2020 at 09:00AM ONN – How #WeThriveInside: Musician and Actor Rick Springfield Talks Dealing With Depression I … Read More

Anne Kirkpatrick, Former Oakland Police Chief, Files Lawsuit Against City Of Oakland

Press Release: “Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick was Fired in Retaliation for Exposing Oakland Police Commission Corruption, Abuse of Power, According to Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed Today. Kirkpatrick Seeks Damages from … Read More

Robert Warshaw Report Points Mayor Of Oakland, Police Department Faults In Shooting Of Joshua Pawlik

The Joshua Pawlik Shooting is the focus of the just released report by Robert Warshaw, the Thelton E. Henderson court-appointed monitor of the Oakland Police Department in the wake of … Read More

Councilmember Taylor Brings Experience Leading Disruptive Innovation To Oakland’s Public Safety Transformation

(NOTE:  There is still time to apply for a role on Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce.  Apply Now – Click Here)  Prior to serving as District 6 representative, Councilmember Loren … Read More

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 than a dozen individual bills in Congress that would help … Read More

Truera Launches First Model Intelligence Platform To Solve Machine Learning’s Black Box Problem

Truera Launches Industry’s First Model Intelligence Platform, With Funding Led by Greylock, to Solve Machine Learning’s Black Box Problem Based on years of research at Carnegie Mellon, Truera helps Data … Read More

Long-Term COVID-19 Cardiovascular Damage Fallout Requires Remote Patient Monitoring

COVID-19-related press releases have come to dominate the daily emails to Zennie62Media, and so it seemed like a good idea to start printing some as content. That good idea was … Read More

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 inequity that has left police with the lion’s share of … Read More

Ahead Of City Council Meeting, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Attacks Councilmembers Kaplan, Bas Initiative

Ahead Of Oakland City Council Meeting Today, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Issues Action Alert And Attacks Councilmembers Kaplan, Bas Initiative Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf issued this “Action Alert” below: Action Alert … Read More

Policing Can’t Be Reformed: Why Defunding and Abolishing is the Common-Sense Approach

Policing Can’t Be Reformed: Why Defunding and Abolishing is the Common-Sense Approach ONN – Policing Can’t Be Reformed: Why Defunding and Abolishing is the Common-Sense Approach Communities across the country … Read More

How To Take Part In The Comic-Con @Home Version Of San Diego Comic Convention

Online Event to Feature Interactive Elements, Masquerade, Gaming, Exhibits and Over 350 Creator, Publisher, Studio and Television Network Programs San Diego – San Diego Comic Convention (Comic-Con), the world’s premier … Read More

Movano Inc.Gets $10M In Additional Funding To Transform Glucose Monitoring With Non-Invasive Technology

UPDATE: Movano Inc. Exits Stealth Mode and Secures $10M in Additional Funding to Transform Glucose Monitoring with Non-Invasive Technology Company’s needle-free wearable technology will provide painless, real-time glucose readings at … Read More

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Surpasses Women, POC Goals, In Membership Invites

Los Angeles – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 819 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions … Read More

NFL Helmet Challenge Applicants Get $1.37 Million In HeadHealthTECH Grant Funds

$1.37 Million Awarded in HeadHealthTECH Grant Funding to NFL Helmet Challenge Applicants Funding will support innovators competing to create a new, top-performing football helmet New York, NY (June 30, 2020) … Read More

City Of Oakland’s Mid-Cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million From Police Department

Oakland’s Mid-cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million from Police Budget, Invests Additional $50 million to Address Racial Disparities Community investments include violence prevention, housing and homelessness, COVID economic relief, arts and … Read More

Aireon Tavarres Works To Save Oakland’s Black Lives Matter Protest Murals In Downtown

Open air art museum will Oakland’s protest murals have a life beyond the ONN – Aireon Tavarres Works To Save Oakland’s Black Lives Matter Protest Murals In Downtown By Localish … Read More

Oakland Equity Caucus Budget Approved,$26.9M In COVID-19 Funding

Oakland Equity Caucus Budget Approved,$26.9M in COVID-19 Funding for Most Impacted Communities, Redirects Police Funding OAKLAND, Calif. – On Tuesday, June 23, Oakland City Council approved the “Community First Budget” … Read More

Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study: Black Officers Treated Poorly

Basic conclusion of the Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study is that “black officers were more likely to have an investigative case sustained against them than officers of … Read More

Considering The Idea Of Defunding The Oakland Police Department – Phil Tagami Files

Oakland – At a rally Sunday afternoon Nine members of the Minneapolis City Council announced their support for defunding the Minneapolis Police Department and replacing it with a community-based public … Read More

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Calls For Formation Of Truth, Racial Healing, Transformation Commission

In the Wake of COVID-19 and Murder of George Floyd, Congresswoman Barbara Lee Calls for Formation of Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee … Read More

Blue Shield of California Provides Additional $300,000 Grants To Community Groups

Blue Shield of California Provides Additional $300,000 in Grants to Community Groups Supporting Youth Mental Health Nonprofit health plan supports community safety net for young Californians OAKLAND, Ca – Blue … Read More

Parma! Vegan Parmesan By Sister River Foods’ Founder Shannon Schnibbe

Medford, Oregon – With just the right condiment, a plain salad becomes a festival of flavors, a plate of vegetables transforms into a delectable stroll through a country garden, and … Read More

Jeff Miller Replaces Joceyln Moore As NFL Executive Vice President Of Communications

Jeff Miller was named “NFL EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS, PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND POLICY” and turns yet another page on a kind of revolving door of National Football League communications … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD’s Food Program – Summer Meals And The Future

This starts as a letter from Oakland Unified School District’s Chief Systems and Services Officer, Preston Thomas. Hello Oakland Unified Community, Feed as many hungry students as possible. That is … Read More

Mayor Of Oakland Economic Recovery Council Shows She Doesn’t Get The Immediacy Of Our Problem

Mayor Of Oakland Economic Recovery Council Shows She Doesn’t Get The Immediacy Of Our Problem   ONN – Mayor Of Oakland Economic Recovery Council Shows She Doesn’t Get The Immediacy … Read More

Mayor Schaaf, Vice Mayor Reid Announce Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council

Mayor Schaaf, Vice Mayor Reid Announce Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council In my humble opinion, forming a “Economic Recovery Advisory Council” at this stage is late. By now, we know … Read More

Oakland’s Blue Shield of California Launches Digital Campaign To Support Youth Mental Health

Oakland’s Blue Shield of California’s BlueSky Launches “New State of Mind” Digital Campaign to Support Youth Mental Health and Resilience BlueSky, DoSomething.org help teens manage stress and anxiety while coping … Read More

UC Berkeley City Planning Professor Emerita Judith Innes Passes

This is really, really hard, because Dr. Judith Innes was one of my professors at the Department City and Regional Planning Program (DCRP) at the University of California at Berkeley, … Read More

Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell: OUSD Oakland Schools Fighting Anti-Asian Racism

Dear OUSD Community, In recent weeks, I’ve been sharing with you all the importance of us coming together to care for and support each other during this public health crisis. … Read More