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Tom Steyer, Libby Schaaf, and Oakland

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,…




Oakland OUSD Kids in School

Oakland Unified School District On Trump “Public Charge Rule Change” And Immigrant Families

Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Informs Families of Possible Challenges They Could Face Because of Public Charge Rule Change Proposed by Trump Administration Oakland (press release from OUSD) – At…







































Bob Alvarado of NCCRC Presents Plaque To Maria Ayerdi Kaplan

Maria Ayerdi Kaplan As TJPA Boss Got Northern California Carpenters Award In 2016

In 2016, Maria Ayerdi Kaplan was celebrated by the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council for her work as Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Executive Director and in developing what is…










TJPA Info On Steel Problem Spotlights 2016 & Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, Ignores 2017-2018 Work

TJPA Transit Center Steel Problem Info Spotlights 2016, Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, Not 2017-2018

 It’s November 5th , 2018, and the Salesforce Transit Center, or what this blogger calls “The House That Maria Ayerdi Kaplan built,” opened to much fanfare on August 12th…