Five Oakland Multicultural Chambers Of Commerce Call For Unity

JOINT STATEMENT FROM OAKLAND AREA CHAMBERS Five Chambers – One Oakland Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Latino Chamber of Commerce, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber … 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

City of Oakland Launches Free Employment Training Platform to Help Job Seekers Enhance Skills

Oakland – The City of Oakland’s Workforce Development Board is launching a free, online skills training platform offered by Metrix Learning. Taking courses can help Oaklanders improve a wide variety … Read More

Dr. Noha Aboelata, MD, On Roots Community Health Center, Oakland, And The Pandemic

Dr. Noha Aboelata, MD, On Roots Community Health Center, Oakland, And The Pandemic From YouTube Channel: February 12, 2021 at 12:45AM ONN – Dr. Noha Aboelata, MD, On Roots Community … Read More

Press Briefing By Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki, February 11, 2021

12:43 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. I have quite a few things at the top, but then we will take plenty of questions. I wanted to take … 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

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

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

OUSD’s Multimedia Program, Youth Beat, To Host “Fast Forward” Fundraiser Thursday Evening

OUSD’s Multimedia Program, Youth Beat, to Host “Fast Forward”, the Annual Celebration & Fundraiser for the District’s Aspiring Filmmakers on Thursday Evening; Virtual Event is Free to Public, But Reservations … Read More

Peralta Community College District Unveils New Center For Liberal Arts At The College of Alameda

Alameda, Ca – The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) today unveiled its latest accomplishment under an ambitious, multimillion-dollar capital improvement plan: completion of the New Center for Liberal Arts (Building … Read More

New Presidents of Laney College, College of Alameda Announced by Peralta Community College District

Dr. Rudy Besikof appointed President of Laney College and Dr. Nathaniel Jones III appointed President of College of Alameda Oakland — The Peralta Community College District has appointed Dr. Rudy … 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

Rep Barbara Lee Issues Statement On Nov 2020 Endorsements Counters Oakland Mayor Schaaf Voting Guide

Rep Barbara Lee Issues Statement On Nov 2020 Endorsements Counters Oakland Mayor Schaaf Voting Guide ONN – Rep Barbara Lee Issues Statement On Nov 2020 Endorsements Counters Oakland Mayor Schaaf … Read More

San Francisco 49ers Attempt to Comply with Prevailing Wage Laws In Santa Clara County

Santa Clara – The Santa Clara Stadium Authority Board tonight will consider the San Francisco 49ers’ request to purchase LCPtracker, a software system for certified payroll reporting, construction site compliance … 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

Alameda County 911 Ambulance Provider Falck New Increased Offer To Paramedic EMT Union

Oakland – Alameda County’s emergency 911 ambulance provider Falck Northern California has offered an improved pay and benefits package to its 450 Alameda County EMT and paramedic employees represented by … Read More

City of Oakland Grants For Small Biz, Artists, Nonprofits, Violence Prevention Projects – Nikki Fortunato Bas

From the Nikki Fortunato Bas Councilmember, City of Oakland, District 2 Community Email comes this compendium of City of Oakland grant programs for business. $10K Grants for Essential Businesses: California … Read More

City of Oakland, Community Vision, Launch Oakland Nonprofit Organization Grant Program

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Of that, approximately $850,000 will go to grants to support Oakland-based nonprofit organizations that … Read More

City Of Oakland, Main Street Launch Open Grant Program For Oakland Small Businesses

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. More than $4 million of those funds will go to the Oakland CARES Act … Read More

City Of Oakland, Center For Cultural Innovation Launch Grant Programs For Artists, Nonprofits

Oakland, CA – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Through the Oakland CARES Fund for Artists and Arts Nonprofits, $1.425 million of … 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

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

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

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

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Thomas Donohue Commends Supreme Court DACA Decision

Chamber’s Thomas J. Donohue Commends Supreme Court DACA Decision, But Congress Still Must Act to Provide Permanent Relief for Dreamers. “The Supreme Court made the right decision today for Dreamers, … Read More

PG&E Is Moving From San Francisco To Oakland In A Freaking Huge Development Two Years In The Making

PG&E Is Moving From San Francisco To Oakland In A Freaking Huge Development Two Years In The Making ONN – PG&E Is Moving From San Francisco To Oakland In A … 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

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

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

Is Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium Contaminated With The Coronavirus Now That 16 Workers Have It?

On Friday, May 1st, the Las Vegas Review Journal attempted to pull a fast onepull a fast one and, in reporting that the Southern Nevada Health District would start “voluntary” … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Joins Nations School Districts Calls For More Education Funding

OUSD Joins School Districts Across the Nation in Calling for More Education Funding From the Federal Government Oakland, CA – On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, Oakland Unified School District joined … Read More

City of Oakland, Working Solutions Have $500,000 In Emergency Grants For Small Businesses

City of Oakland, Working Solutions Announce Disbursement of $500,000 in Emergency Grants to Small Businesses Additional Contributions Needed To Meet Demand Oakland, CA – Today, the City of Oakland and … Read More

Trump Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups Has NFL Commissioner, Two Team Owners

President Donald J. Trump’s “Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups” feature several noted corporate heads, but its sports group is dominated by the National Football League. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell … Read More

Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week

Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week ONN – Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week Breaking News: … 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

City of Oakland Outlines Small Business, Workforce Support to Mitigate Impacts Of COVID-19

Oakland, CA – To mitigate the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Oakland wants to highlight a variety of programs and efforts to support small businesses … Read More

Rumor: Some Las Vegas Stadium Workers Said To Have Deliberately Removed Bolts, Did They?

Rumor: Some Las Vegas Stadium Workers Said To Have Deliberately Removed Bolts, Did They? ONN – Rumor: Some Las Vegas Stadium Workers Said To Have Deliberately Removed Bolts, Did They? … Read More

Choice Of Steven Falk As Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s Interim City Administrator, Says She Doesn’t Want Black Men For CAO

Steven Falk, the former Lafayette City Manager, was advanced as Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s selection to replace outgoing City Manager Sabrina Landreith. Unfortunately, Mayor Schaaf continues a pattern of forming … Read More

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 to Allegations About Matt Lauer, Simon Cowell and Sexual Harassment … Read More

President Donald J. Trump’s State Of The Union Address: Speech As Prepared For Delivery

President Trump’s speech provided by The White House to ZENNIE62MEDIA, Inc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2020 *EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL CONCLUSION OF REMARKS* PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S STATE OF … Read More

Alexa Jeffress: Oakland City Administrator Names Economic & Workforce Development Director

Why Oakland hired a housing developer to do economic development is of some concern. If you need a housing person, put them in the Oakland housing office. Alexa Jeffress has … Read More

Las Vegas Stadium Authority Report Confirms Whistleblower Claims: Roof Delayed To May 2020 Or Beyond

Las Vegas – What Zennie62Media first reported back in June of last year is now all over, as the Associated Press has “Delay In New NFL Stadium Roof In Las … Read More

CEO Action For Diversity And Inclusion Tests Your Racism And Sexism At CES Las Vegas 2020

CEO Action For Diversity And Inclusion Tests Your Racism And Sexism At CES Las Vegas 2020 ONN – CEO Action For Diversity And Inclusion Tests Your Racism And Sexism At … Read More

Pete Buttigieg Releases “Building For The 21st Century,” Plan To Create 6 Million New Jobs

Pete Buttigieg Releases “Building for the 21st Century,” An Infrastructure Plan to Create 6 Million New Jobs Across the Country South Bend, Indiana — Today, Pete Buttigieg released “Building for … Read More

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