Maria Ayerdi Kaplan, Salesforce Transit Center History: Phase 2 Priority Designation By MTC – ABAG

Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, Salesforce Transit Center Developer and (now former) Executive Director of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority, applauded the designation of Phase 2 of the Transit Center Project as a … Read More

“Rent Is Too Damn High!” Bus Tour Energizes California To Vote “Yes on 10”

Prop 10, The California Affordable Housing Act, is key to solving the California housing affordability crisis. The “Rent Is Too Damn High!” Bus Tour launched in Los Angeles two weeks … Read More

2018 Oakland Mayoral And Oakland City Council Candidate Questionnaire By Oakland News Now

2018 Oakland Mayoral And City Council Candidate Questionnaire is here! This 20-question questionnaire was designed to give Oaklanders a chance to evaluate, at once, the plans and philosopies of all … Read More

Steven Donziger, Chevron Ecuador Lawyer, Now Stripped Of Law License In Washington D.C., On Top of New York State

Steven Donziger has taken a sad and giant fall from grace in the wake of his fraudulent scheme to extort billions of dollars from Chevron Oil Company, and for alleged … Read More

Oakland City Council Extends Important Tenant Protection Measure

Oakland, CA- Tonight, Oakland City Council voted to extend the moratorium on the substantial rehabilitation exemption to rent control. The moratorium, authored by Councilmembers Kaplan and Kalb, seeks to minimize … Read More

Campaign Of Buffy Wicks For Assembly Asks Jovanka Beckles To Denounce Harassment Of Wicks’ Supporters

Berkeley, CA. – Last night, Assembly candidates Buffy Wicks and Jovanka Beckles participated in The League of Women Voters AD15 candidate forum at Berkeley Community Theater. After the forum, a … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Releases Press Statement On Future Of Public Banking In Oakland And The Region

Oakland, CA- Today Oakland Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan, released the following statement on the future of public banking in Oakland and the region: The public banking feasibility study on the … Read More

On María Ayerdi Kaplan, Salesforce Transit Center, And How Park Tower SF Came To Be

Oakland News Now has a post on Maria Ayerdi Kaplan and part of our extensive series on the developer of Salesforce Transit Center, which explains the sale of something called “Block 5.”

Nayeli Maxson Oakland City Council District 4 Is Guest On Zennie62 YouTube Live 8PM

Oakland News Now – Nayeli Maxson Oakland City Council District 4 Is Guest On Zennie62 YouTube Live 8PM. Nayeli Maxson is running for the Oakland City Council seat to be … Read More

Maria Ayerdi Kaplan Salesforce Transit Center History: The Sale Of Block 5 For $172.6 Million

Maria Ayerdi Kaplan Salesforce Transit Center History: The Sale Of Block 5 For $172.6 Million

Elaine Brown, Civil Rights Icon, Endorses Natasha Middleton for Oakland City Council District 6

OAKLAND – Natasha Middleton, candidate for Oakland City Council District 6, announced the endorsement today of civil rights icon, author and former Black Panther chair Elaine Brown. “I wholeheartedly endorse … Read More