Tag Archives: Hire Oakland

Rebecca Kaplan

City Needs to Recruit More Oakland Residents as Police Officers, Says Kaplan  Only 8 percent of OPD officers are local residents

Mayoral candidate and City Council President Pro-Tem Rebecca Kaplan today announced a proposal to require the city to hire more Oakland residents to work as officers at the Oakland Police Department.
Habitat for Humanity volunteers Pam Nelson (L) and
Kristina Owyoung recently worked on a home-building
project in Oakland.

City Funds Affordable Housing

The City of Oakland has awarded loans of over $7 million to five affordable housing development projects that will serve families and people with special needs, formerly homeless, and those living with HIV or AIDS.