Tag Archives: Coucilwoman Lynette McElhaney

The West Oakland Job Resource Center is designed to assist job seekers in gaining employment with jobs on the Army Base.

Oakland’s Army Base Project Reports Over 50 Percent Local Hiring

The city is celebrating recent reports that Oakland residents have been employed for over 50 percent of the total number of hours worked on the Army Base project since the development started in September – [...]
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Council to Honor Oakland’s Unique Contributions to Black History

The Oakland City Council will consider a resolution Feb. 4 to honor civic, faith and community leaders who have contributed to Oakland’s unique place in African American history and culture.The resolution will be introduced by [...]
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Last-minute Agreement Preserves New Army Base Project

In a rush to get a 55-year lease signed before a deadline this week awarding property on the Oakland Army Base to Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS), the Oakland City Council met in a special [...]
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City Provides Some Parking to Keep Trucks Out of Neighborhoods Mayor Silent as OMSS Struggles to Move Before Property Is Sold by City at Auction

The Oakland Army Base Development project has taken a significant turn this week as city staff confirmed on Tuesday a temporary and partial solution to address the need for additional truck parking.