Oakland Job Programs

Eastlake Community Group Says “Fight Continues” to Stop E. 12th Street Luxury Tower

By Ken Epstein A group of neighbors who are leading the fight against the luxury apartment tower…

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The San Francisco Foundation Donates $34 Million to Oakland Nonprofits

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Housing/Foreclosures, Oakland Job Programs Huge grant will mean jobs, training and affordable housing (L to R): Dominique…

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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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Councilmembers Reluctantly Pass Stop Gap WIB Budget

They say they want to revisit the budget by Sept. 30  By Ken Epstein City Councilmembers this…

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Land for Luxury Apartment Tower Goes to City Council for Final Vote

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs Vote scheduled for Tuesday, June 2 By Ken Epstein The Oakland City Council…

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Lynette McElhaney Puts Damper on Tagami’s Coal Plan

By Ashley Chambers News has spread of developer Phil Tagami’s plan to negotiate a deal with four…

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Coalition Wants Coliseum City to Produce Jobs and Housing for Residents

Posted in Coliseum City, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs By Ashley Chambers In the wake of the City Council decision to…

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City Proposes “Bleak” Budget for Jobs and Training Programs

Posted in Economic Development, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety Frank Tucker Removed from WIB Board, Reinstated by Mayor’s Office  By Ken…

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State of Black Oakland (SOBO) Holds “People’s Assembly”

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Gentrification, Health, History and remembering, Housing/Foreclosures, LGBT, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government By Rasheed Shabazz Hundreds of…

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City Council Votes to Protect Businesses in the Path of Coliseum City Project

Posted in Coliseum City, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Transportation By Ken Epstein The City Council voted Tuesday to keep residential…

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