Month: May 2018

‘BBQing While Black’ Leader Kenzie Smith to Become Park Commissioner

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan Kenzie Smith (left) and Onsayo Abram at last Sunday’s “BBQing While…

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Attorney and Activist Don Hopkins, 81

Posted in Community, Obituary, Politics Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Don Hopkins. By Post Staff Donald Ray Hopkins, an attorney activist who…

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Open Letter: Councilmember Kaplan Challenges Sale of Public Land for Charter School

Mayor and City Administrator Don’t Want a Public Lands Policy, Says Kaplan By Rebecca Kaplan The Community…

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City Leaders Determined to Fight Against Coal Terminal

Posted in coal dispute, Community, Elections 2018, Health, Libby Schaaf, Rebecca Kaplan One of the many protests against the coal terminal held at the…

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Mayoral Candidate Cat Brooks Pledges to “Turn the Tables” on Business as Usual in Oakland

Posted in Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Sanctuary City By Ken Epstein “It’s time to…

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Councilmembers Not in a Rush to Hold City Accountable for Late Payments to small Businesses and Nonprofits

Posted in Responsive Government By Post Staff A number of speakers at this week’s meeting of the City Council’s…

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“It Makes No Sense to Sell Public Land,” Say Local Residents

Posted in Affordable Housing, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Post Salon Attending this week’s Rules and Legislation Committee to support a moratorium on the…

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Congress of Neighborhoods Says Mayor’s Illegal Dumping Proposal is “Insufficient”

Posted in Community, Elections 2018, Environment, Health, Illegal dumping, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Talks Trash “The time for partial solutions and unmet promises is over,” says…

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Council Committee Approves Sale of Public Land to Charter School

Public hearing will be held at Tuesday’s City Council meeting Activists say the proposed 625-student charter school…

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Questions Continue on Fate of Oakland Public Library’s African-American History Books

Discarded library books. Photo courtesy of John Jones III’s Facebook page. By Ken Epstein Concerns over the…

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