Tag Archives: City of Oakland

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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 [...]
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Oakland City Council Scales Back DAC Contract

The Oakland City Council voted, 5-4, to keep the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) with measures to scale-back surveillance to only the Port of Oakland going forward into Phase 2 of the project. Mayor Jean Quan [...]
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OP-ED: Pull the Plug on the Domain Awareness Center

Oakland City officials, including the City Council, Mayor and staff, cannot justify their support of the Domain Awareness Center by claiming to be ignorant of its risks to our safety and security.Although 60 percent of [...]
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Oakland Council Calls for Prop 13 Reform

The Oakland City Council voted unanimously this week to call on the California Legislature to close the corporate loophole in Proposition 13, California’s property tax law. President Pro Tem Rebecca Kaplan (At Large) authored a [...]