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Backers of “Public Land for Public Good” Challenge City’s Commitment to Market-rate Housing

Supporters of utilizing all public land for community benefit, especially for affordable housing, speak Tuesday at the…

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Council Adopts Kaplan’s $3.2 Billion Budget

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Health, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice Bas…

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Clergy Leaders Endorse Desley Brooks While Mayor and Developers Raise Money to Defeat Her

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Politics, voting rights Brooks’ opponents are spending nearly…

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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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Councilmembers, Community Groups Push Mayor for Funding for Homeless, Job Training and Trash Cleanup

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Oakland Talks Trash, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Rebecca Kaplan Members of East Oakland…

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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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Oakland City Council Set to Choose Developer to Renovate Kaiser Convention Center

Posted in Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government Rendering of CDP’s proposed hotel between the Kaiser Convention Center…

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Richmond Seeks Support for “Cybertran” Ultralight Rail Transit System

By Post Staff The Richmond City Council has agreed to continue searching for federal and state dollars…

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U.S. and Cuba Will Both Benefit from Improved Relations, Says Congesswoman Lee

Posted in Business, Economic Development, Politics, Responsive Government, World News By Ashley Chambers After fighting for improving relations between Cuba and the U.S….

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Historic Meeting Brings Together Civil Rights Leaders with Execs of Verizon, Google, Facebook, Intel

Posted in Business, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity By Carla Thomas In an unprecedented move, Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition brought together…

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