Month: July 2013

Brooks Victorious, Kernighan Humiliated

Posted in City Auditor’s Report, Community, Responsive Government Multiracial outpouring of community support for Brooks By Tasion Kwamilele Council President Pat…

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Community Coalition Wins Police Accountability Victory

Posted in Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein After struggling for two years to overcome city staff resistance…

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Council Calls for WIB Budget Transparency

By Ken A. Epstein The City Council has approved a $4.9 million Oakland Workforce Investment Board budget…

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Port Commission Blocks Deal to Move Truck Parking Company

By Post Staff Port of Oakland Commissioners have passed an amended resolution that may put a truck…

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Prison Hunger Strike Against Endless Solitary Detention

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety By Jaron K. Epstein The treatment of prisoners in the U.S. has continued to…

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Teamsters Dispute with Local Trucker Haunts Army Base Project

By Ken A. Epstein A high profile lawsuit has reignited a long simmering dispute between Oakland Army…

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Brooks Faces Censure for Building East Oakland Teen Center

Posted in City Auditor’s Report, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein Based on a recommendation of the Alameda County Grand…

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Accusations Against Brooks Are a “Witch Hunt,” Say Community Members

Posted in City Auditor’s Report, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein Community members are responding angrily as news has began…

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Council Members Favoring Censure Are a “Bunch of Hypocrites,” Says de la Fuente

Posted in City Auditor’s Report, Responsive Government By Post Staff Former Councilmember Ignacio de la Fuente is saying council members…

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Rainbow Teen Center, a “Hidden Jewel,” Was Built in 45 Days

Posted in City Auditor’s Report, Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Responsive Government By Post Staff The East Oakland Rainbow Teen Center is located in a…

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