Tag Archives: City of Oakland

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Five Candidates Compete to Represent Council District 2

The five candidates who are running for Oakland City Council, District 2 represent a powerful mix of experiences and strengths that reflect the talents and character of the people who live in the city.Among those [...]
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“Many Faces, One Dream” Tour Highlights Economic Power of LGBT Communities of Color

A nationwide economic empowerment “Many Faces, One Dream” tour for LGBT communities of color stopped in Oakland this week, sponsored by the National Black Justice Coalition, the nation’s leading Black LGBT civil rights organization, in [...]
Oakland Police

Crime Rates Remain High But Are Falling, Says OPD

  Highlighting trends that show a decrease in crime since the beginning of the year, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) released a report this week at the city’s Public Safety Committee, highlighting its efforts to [...]
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Greenlining Institute Hosts 21st Economic Summit, Empowering a New Nation

The Greenlining Institute hosted its 21st annual economic summit in Oakland this past weekend, themed “21st Century Majority: Empowering a New Nation.” Founded in 1993, The Greenlining Institute fights redlining – the illegal practice of [...]
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The Post Denied Place at 1st Mayoral Debate, Candidates Complain

The Oakland Post was denied a place at the table at a Mayoral Candidate Public Safety Debate this week presented by Metropolitan Greater Oakland (MGO) Democratic Club and a group that calls itself Make Oakland [...]
City Council Passes Stronger Rent Laws to Protect Tenants.

Council Votes 7-0 Tenant Rent Protections

City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to pass stronger rent laws, limiting annual rent increases to no more than 10 percent for tenants and imposing a 70 percent cap on costs of building developments passed to [...]
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Eight Years Later, Tagami Still Hasn’t Started Rotunda Project City Fails to Hold Developer Responsible

Phil Tagami’s company, Rotunda Partners II, has failed to deliver on its contract with the City of Oakland, never fulfilling the commitment it made eight years ago to develop commercial space adjacent to the Rotunda [...]