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

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

City Of Oakland Budget Adjusted For Pandemic-Caused $122 Million Deficit, Fails To Ask For Bailout

Zennie62Media note: that a budget can be structured during a Worldwide Pandemic and not include a calculation for a request for a Federal Government Bailout is totally wild. The Mayor … 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

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

Rebecca Kaplan Oakland Council President On Mayor Schaaf’s Proposed Police Services Cuts

OAKLAND, CA – Last week an email from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Mayor Schaaf) was sent suggesting the cannabis business tax adjustments would require the Council to make cuts to … Read More

Tim White OUSD Deputy Chief Of Facilities Sudden Death Shocks Oakland Schools

Oakland, CA – Tim White of Oakland Unified School District died. People across Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), from students who got to meet him to the Board of Education … Read More

Wilson Riles Former Councilmember Arrested By Oakland Police For “Zoning While Black” – City Of Oakland Statement

The City of Oakland released a statement in the matter of the arrest of former Oakland Councilmmeber Wilson Riles, and for an incident that Zennie62Media calls “Zoning While Black.” Wilson … Read More

Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal Updated FAQ

Insight Terminal Solutions And Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal FAQ

Mayor Of Oakland Opens 5th Community Cabin Site In West Oakland

City of Oakland and Mayor Of Oakland press release on “5th Community Cabin Site: West Oakland location is first double site; highlights the power of regional collaboration and partnership” sent … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Calls For City Of Oakland To Ban Facial Recognition Technology

Oakland City Council President calls for City Of Oakland to ban facial recognition technology. OAKLAND, CA – On Tuesday, June 25th, in the City Of Oakland Public Safety Committee Meeting … Read More

City Of Oakland Rent Adjustment Program Announces Longer Office Hours

The City of Oakland’s Rent Adjustment Program has announced longer office hours, as reported in the press release sent to Zennie62Media. Some of this is part of the fallout over … Read More

City Of Oakland News: Lake Merritt Snow Park Pedestrian Promenade Grand Opening June 10th

Oakland, CA (release) – The City Of Oakland’s Oakland Public Works Department completed the last major piece of the Lake Merritt Master Plan, the Lakeside Green Streets project and Snow … Read More

City Of Oakland vs Oakland Raiders Lawsuit Motion To Dismiss Hearing Set For July 19th

City Of Oakland vs Oakland Raiders NFL Motion To Dismiss Hearing Continued To July 19th ONN – City Of Oakland vs Oakland Raiders NFL Lawsuit Motion To Dismiss Hearing Continued … Read More

Oakland Decriminalizes Magic Mushrooms: A White Drug Of Gentrification Few Blacks Use

Oakland Decriminalizes Magic Mushrooms: A White Drug Of Gentrification Few Blacks Use ONN – Oakland Decriminalizes Magic Mushrooms: A White Drug Of Gentrification Few Blacks Use The City of Oakland … Read More

Oakland Students In SF To Protest Were Lied To About A Coal Terminal

Oakland Students In SF To Protest Were Lied To About A Coal Terminal   ONN – Oakland Students In SF To Protest Were Lied To About A Coal Terminal The … Read More

Greg McConnell Of Oakland Jobs And Housing Coalition On OBOT

Greg McConnell Of Oakland Jobs And Housing Coalition On OBOT

Hey Oakland, A True Green New Deal Has Nothing To Do With Socialism

Hey Oakland, A True Green New Deal Has Nothing To Do With Socialism

Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal: Ask City Of Oakland Where’s The Jobs?

Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal: what happened to the promised jobs from OBOT, which was to replace the closed Oakland Army Base? Ask the Oakland City Council and the Oakland … Read More

Oakland Coal Talk Masks Truth On Phil Tagami’s Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal

Oakland Coal Talk Masks Truth On Phil Tagami’s Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal

Iron Ore, Coal Export Fueled By China; Can Oakland Benefit?

The discussion of energy in Oakland has become more policized than it should be. For example, the planned Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal is a multi-modal facility designed to serve … Read More

Alex Epstein On “Moral Case For Fossil Fuels” And Oakland Coal

Alex Epstein On “Moral Case For Fossil Fuels” And Oakland Coal

Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal 2013: City Touted Jobs, No Coal Fears

The Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal is a project under development and also the focus of much misunderstanding (its not a coal plant) and legal controversy (it’s not a coal … Read More

City Of Oakland Manager: Developer Phil Tagami Has Contractual Rights In OBOT Coal Issue

Oakland, CA – A now-former City of Oakland Manager who talked to Zennie62Media on the condition of anonymity said that Phillip “Phil” Tagami, Managing Partner of California Capital and Investment … Read More

Where’s Oakland’s Green Economic Development Strategy Beyond “No Coal”?

Does Oakland really understand what an economic development strategy is? Just a moment ago I shared an article on Facebook that is in The Atlantic Magazine and about New York … Read More

Oakland’s Poor Economic Development Effort, Coal, Phil Tagami Lawsuit and Tom Steyer: The Story

Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal has filed another lawsuit against the City of Oakland regarding its controversial but long-planned coal handling facility. The idea, launched as far back as 2009, … Read More

Phil Tagami City of Oakland Coal Lease Lawsuit – Interview With His Lawyer

  ONN – Phil Tagami City of Oakland Coal Lease Lawsuit – Interview With His Lawyer David Smith of Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips. This is an edited version of the … Read More

Phil Tagami New Lawsuit vs. City Over Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal Coal Issue?

Phil Tagami New Lawsuit vs. City Over Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal Coal Issue?

City Of Oakland’s Betsy Lake To Speak At Chamber Of Commerce June 13th – Maybe She’ll Talk About Coal?

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is hosting Elizabeth “Betsy” Lake as the speaker guest for its “Economic Development Forum”, tomorrow, June 13th. She is the newly hired “Deputy City … Read More

Oakland BBQ Becky Incident Focus Of Charcoal Grill On Lake Merritt Photo On 2018 NBA Finals Game 2

During the 3rd Quarter of 2018 NBA Finals Game 2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors, ABC and ESPN flashed a photo of a person in a hoodie cooking on … Read More

City Of Oakland To Appeal Ruling Rejecting Coal Ban

The City of Oakland has announced its intention to file an appear to the ruling rejecting the Oakland Coal Ban. Oakland media relations representatives sent a press release to Zennie … Read More

Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal: City Of Oakland Knew Coal Was In OBOT

Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal: City Of Oakland Knew Coal Was In Plan