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Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal Update: Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Hold Key

Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal Update: Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Hold The Key November 29th Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Pivotal

The New Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal is taking shape, and with many of the issues that seemed to plague the process either completely resolved, or more likely to be by the time of the [...]
Hundreds of Oakland high school students lead a march through downtown to protest Donald Trump and his ideologies. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Hundreds of Oakland High Schoolers Walk Out of Class to Protest Trump

Nearly a thousand Oakland high school students walked out of class Monday morning in further protest of Donald Trump’s election and the ideologies on which he ran his campaign platform.
Zennie62 YouTube Partner Channel Tops 10,000 Videos

Zennie62 YouTube Partner Channel Tops 10,000 Videos - The pioneer YouTube Channel started by Zennie Abraham uploads news commentary daily

Zennie62, the YouTube Partner Channel created by me, in April of 2006, has now topped 10,000 videos in its tenth year of continuous operation, and eighth year as a “YT Partner” designated channel. Right now, [...]
Protests Against Donald Trump's Electoral Vote Win Rock Oakland, California

Protests Against Donald Trump’s Electoral Vote Win Rock Oakland, California - Hands Around Lake Merritt Draws Many Thousands Of People

Donald Trump’s controversial electoral vote win over Hillary Clinton sent Oakland into an, at times, nightmarish, and other times (like Sunday, with the Hands Around Lake Merritt event), simply beautiful (for all vlogs presented, click [...]
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Voters Approve Taxes to Improve BART, AC Transit, Build Affordable Housing

Local voters generously passed measures Tuesday to tax themselves to pay for affordable housing, teacher salaries, city infrastructure improvement, as well as BART and AC Transit upgrades.
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Oakland Incumbents Overcome Challengers in School Board and City Council Races

In Oakland’s school board and City Council races, incumbents managed to hold off challengers, leaving the status quo perhaps shaken but intact.   In District 3, which includes West Oakland, Lynette Gibson McElhaney held onto [...]
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Oakland Progressive Campaigns Score Major Victories Overwhelming Wins for Renters Protection, Police Accountability, Rebecca Kaplan

Local community organizations and progressives are celebrating overwhelming victories for improved renter protections (Measure JJ), police accountability (Measure LL) and the reelection of At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, a champion of police reform and affordable housing [...]