Elections 2018

Open Letter: Elect Clarissa Doutherd for School Board, District 4

Doutherd’s opponent, Gary Yee, supported “top heavy administration” and closed the 25,000-student Oakland Adult Education program Clarissa…

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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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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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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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Parent Clarissa Doutherd Kicks Off Campaign for School Board, District 4

By Ken Epstein Parent leader Clarissa Doutherd kicked off her campaign Sunday for District 4 representative on…

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Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Endorses Cat Brooks

By Ken Epstein City Councilmember-at-Large Rebecca Kaplan, one of Oakland’s most popular progressive political leaders, ended months…

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Commentary: State Legislators Join Landlords to Defeat Bonta’s Protections Against “No-Cause” Evictions

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures On Thursday, May 31, a proposal to enact statewide eviction protections by Assemblymember Bob…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Moratorium on Public Land Sales Goes to CED Committee

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

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