Process to reimagine police can lead to improvement in quality of life for Oakland.
Filed under Justice, Opinion
Tagged Anti Police-Terror Project, Breonna Taylor, Cat Brooks, Celeste Guap, Defund the Police, George Floyd, Mayor Libby Schaaf, Oakland City Council, Oakland Police, Reimagining Public Safety Task Force
Some Oakland renters are on strike. Roots opens COVID-19 testing site in East Oakland.
Filed under COVID-19
Tagged Alameda County, Alameda County Public Health Department, City of Oakland, COVID-19, COVID-19 testing, human trafficking, Neill Sullivan, Oakland City Council, Oakland Housing Authority, Oakland Police Commission, Prostitution, Rent Strike, Renters, Roots Community Health Center, Tesla
Oakland City Council adopts an eviction moratorium; Oakland nurses and doctors protest; grocery stores respond to COVID-19.
Filed under COVID-19, News
Tagged AC Transit, Alameda County, Alameda County Public Health Department, Alameda Health System, Grocery stores, Healthcare, Highland Hospital, Oakland Airport, Oakland City Council, Peralta Colleges
Bay Area lockdown expands to entire state of California; Oakland City Council hopes to halt evictions; BART to cut service; and Grand Princess leaves Port of Oakland.
I was really looking forward to my assignment to cover District 7 City Council candidate Nehanda Imara’s election night watch- party. Imara and two other candidates -District 3 City Council candidate Noni Session and District[Read more]
Filed under 2016 Project Blogs, Election Night
Tagged Carroll Fife, District 3, District 7, Kharyshi Wiginton, Nehanda Imara, Noni Session, oakland, Oakland City Council, Oakland Justice Coalition, Oakland School Board