Tag Archives: Oakland City Council

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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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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 [...]
Rebecca Kaplan. Photo courtesy of Oakland Local.

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 [...]
Judge Thelton Henderson

Judge Henderson Fires Oakland Police Overseer

Federal Judge Thelton Henderson has fired the compliance director who has been overseeing the Oakland Police Department, saying that police reform will be better served by giving the authority to institute changes to the same [...]
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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 [...]
The West Oakland Youth Center is expected to open next month. Photo by Tasion Kwamilele.

City and County to Open Long Awaited West Oakland Youth Center

After sitting idle and vacant for many years in a community that’s in dire need of helpful resources and programs for young people, the West Oakland Youth Center will finally open its doors as the [...]
East Bay Warriors president Fredrick Pugh speaks during the honoring of the Pop Warner Football and Cheer teams at city council. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

Council Recognizes East Bay Dragons, East Bay Warriors Youth Football

The Oakland City Council honored the East Bay Warriors (EBW) Pop Warner Football and Cheer teams Tuesday night for their participation in the Pop Warner Super Bowl And National Cheerleading Championships in Florida
Councilmember Noel Gallo, District 5

Gallo Pushes to Ban Online Gambling at Local “Internet Cafes”

Councilmember Noel Gallo, District 5, presented a report Tuesday afternoon at the Public Safety Committee Meeting to ban Internet cafés that may be conducting illegal online gambling operation.“We need to shut it down, close it [...]