Month: October 2017

Potential Statewide Initiative Would Dramatically Expand Rent Control

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures A  potential 2018 statewide ballot initiative to dramatically expand rent control in Oakland and other…

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A’s Stadium Proposal “Is a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity,” Say Fans and Local Businesses

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Coliseum City, Community, Economic Development, Gentrification, Transportation By Ken Epstein Supporters are mobilizing to support the latest proposal to keep…

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A’s Stadium Proposal “Is a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity,” Say Fans and Local Businesses

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Coliseum City, Community, Economic Development, Gentrification, Transportation Carl Chan By Ken Epstein Supporters are mobilizing to support the latest proposal…

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Students and Staff Say Laney College Threatened by Proposed Ballpark

Posted in Coliseum City, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government Front row: part-time instructor Evan DeGennaro, student Lauren Jelks.Top row (l…

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Debate Brewing Over Closing Public Schools in Oakland

Among the speakers at the discussion/debate on school closures, held at Holy Names University, were (L to…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Racial Profiling of African American Motorists Persists in Oakland

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Responsive Government By Ken Epstein Racial profiling of African American motorists persists in Oakland despite…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Schaaf’s Homeless Plan Challenged: Is Her 17K Plan Pie in the Sky?

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government By Ken Epstein As homelessness continues to surge in Oakland, pressure is increasing on…

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School District Will Cut Additional $14.2 Million – A Total of $46.7 Million Since January

By Ken Epstein The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) released a report this week announcing plans to…

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Forum at Holy Names Will Discuss Impact of Possible School Closings

By Post Staff School Board Director Shanthi Gonzales and members of the Holy Names University Education Department…

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Fans, Neighbors Differ Over Proposed A’s Stadium

A packed Peralta board meeting opened discussion Tuesday evening on proposed A’s ballpark project next to Lake…

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