Month: July 2018

Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Mayor, OPD Face Questions on Continued Racial Profiling

Posted in Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling By Ken Epstein Mayor Libby Schaaf’s administration and the Oakland Police Department are facing…

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Moratorium on Sale of Public Land Dies in Council Committee

By Ken Epstein A proposed moratorium that would block the sale of public land until the City…

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Oakland Charter School Approved Amid Concerns Over Fiscal Impact on District

A coalition of Oakland students, educators, parents, unions, school board members, & community orgs caravaned to Sacramento…

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‘White’ Challenges Privilege in Shotgun Players’ Comedy

Posted in Arts and Culture Adam Donovan as Gus and Santoya Fields as Vanessa star in the West Coast…

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City Workers and City Council Stand in Solidarity Against Supreme Court’s Janus Decision

Posted in Labor By Post Staff Representatives of the City of Oakland’s labor unions attended this week’s City Council…

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Independent Police Commission Wins – Mayor Schaaf’s Staff, Attorney Parker Overruled

Posted in Gentrification, Homelessness, Police-Public Safety Gentrification and police abuse linked By Ken Epstein The City Council gave final approval this…

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Council Delays Decision on Selling Public Land to Build Charter School

The Oakland school board asked the City Council not to sell the property to the charter school…

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Councilmember McElhaney’s Proposal Would Help “Cash-Strapped” Landlords Evict Tenants

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures Proposal offers a city-subsidized “incentive” for small landlords  to displace tenants, says housing rights…

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Kaplan Proposes City Support Labor Unions in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling

Posted in Labor By Post Staff The Rules and Legislation Committee of the Oakland City Council was scheduled this…

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