Month: June 2018

Opinion: We Have a Moral Imperative to Fight for Children Who Have Been Taken From Their Parents

Posted in Commentary, Elections 2018 By Cat Brooks At the U.S.-Mexico Border, thousands of children have been stolen from parents…

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Mayor Schaaf May Have Violated the State Campaign Law

Posted in Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Libby Schaaf, voting rights By Post Staff Same election tactic resulted in $2,500 fine…

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Community Action Needed Against Illegal Dumping and Litter

Posted in Desley Brooks, Elections 2018, Illegal dumping, Responsive Government By Desley Brooks Litter has become a major problem in Oakland. Throughout…

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Opinion: City Attorney Should Not Be Allowed to Undermine Police Commission

Posted in Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Responsive Government By Larry White, Attorney Oakland’s City Council is poised to enact an enabling ordinance…

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End of School Year Letter from OUSD Supt. Kyla Johnson-Trammell

By Supt. Kyla Johnson-Trammell As I wrap up my first year as superintendent, I am filled with…

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Open Letter: Support the Right of African Americans to Work on City-funded Construction Projects

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs To Council Members, Mayor, City Staff, and Members of the…

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“Moratorium on Public Land Sales” Goes to CED Committee, Tuesday, June 26

By Post Staff The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee will hear a community-initiated proposal…

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Community Wins Major Victory for Independent Police Oversight Commission

Posted in Community, Police-Public Safety, Rebecca Kaplan, Responsive Government By Ken Epstein The debate at the City Council meeting went on for hours…

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Cat Brooks Looks to Community Power to Fuel Her Campaign for Mayor

Posted in Elections 2018, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety By Sarah Carpenter Mayoral candidate Cat Brooks is not following the standard campaign…

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Are Democratic Legislators Working for or Against Oakland Schools?

Oakland and several other school districts were hoping this month that legislators would be willing to adopt…

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