This week was the first chance the community had to talk to the mayor about their concerns over her unilateral decision to close East, Central and West Oakland neighborhood job centers, the lack of transparency [...]
Oakland will finally start charging developers impact fees that will go towards building affordable housing after City Council voted 7-1 to pass an ordinance that several other Bay Area cities have had in place for [...]
One consequence of Mayor Libby Schaaf’s unilateral reorganization of existing federally funded job programs will be the shutting down of East and West Oakland Neighborhood Career Centers, which last year had visits of almost 9,500 [...]
The City Council’s Rules and Legislation Committee voted last week to delay a decision that could have put one of the most important rent protection initiatives directly onto the November ballot, bypassing the need to [...]
A resolution introduced by Councilmember Larry Reid that would maximize the use of available city funds to benefit job seekers and employers was approved at Thursday’s Rules and Legislation Committee meeting.