Oakland City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee on Tuesday approved an ordinance sponsored by Mayor Libby Schaaf that affordable housing advocates say will “gut” low-income housing funds by expanding the definition of “affordable [...]
The City of Oakland under the leadership of Mayor Libby Schaaf is continuing to cut funding for jobs and training programs that serve young people in need.
A coalition of 30 diverse organizations in Oakland have announced the launch of Measure X, to be put before voters in November 2016. The proposed charter change would empower an independent police commission [...]
Housing justice organizers are asking residents to attend the Tuesday, April 5 City Council meeting to push council members to pass a housing state of emergency in Oakland.
Over 20 Latino-owned food trucks led a mobile march down International Boulevard in Oakland Monday – from 46th Avenue and International to City Hall –disrupting traffic to pressure the city to pass an ordinance to [...]
Oakland’s City Council has voted to enter into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with UrbanCore and East Bay Asian Local Development Corp. to build 252 market rate units on a hotly contested parcel of public [...]
Over 100 local residents barricaded the entrances to the Oakland Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Summit on Friday morning, March 18, demanding an end to development-driven displacement and that the city declare a housing [...]
The Oakland City Council is set to approve an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement for a largely market rate housing project proposed by developer UrbanCore and East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation on the hotly contested city-owned [...]
The Post Salon will host a special organizing meeting Sunday, March 13, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., to prepare for the April 5 City Council meeting, where the council will consider passing a housing state [...]
A front-page article published recently in the New York Times examines the battle in Oakland over the growing power of corporate-backed charter schools, which the Times says could impact the future of public education across [...]