Lailan Huen of Chinatown Coalition shares her vision for a future downtown Oakland that is equitable for all.
Note from the Director of the Public Ethics Commission
The City of Oakland held a public drawing today to select qualified individuals and businesses to be eligible for four (4) new cannabis dispensary permits made available specifically to equity applicants.
Mayor Schaaf Joins U.S. Mayors and CEOs to Launch New Push to Protect, Expand Federal Investment in Affordable Housing and Homeless Services
Mayors and CEOs to Launch New Push to Protect, Expand Federal Investment in Affordable Housing and Homeless Services
Mayor Libby Schaaf will attend the US Conference of Mayors in Washington DC this week to seek more federal resources to address the homelessness crisis and affordable housing.
City of Oakland launches free tools to help business owners with permit requirements, location-based zoning research
The City of Oakland has launched two free online tools to simplify the process for opening a business: Oakland’s own Zoning Check (zoningcheck.oaklandca.gov) and Business Permitting tool (businesspermits.oaklandca.gov).
This afternoon the City of Oakland’s bargaining team formally presented International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, Local 21 (L21) the City’s Last, Best, and Final Offer (LBFO).
The Mayor’s 2017 Q3 & Q4 Police Accountability Report
In the Name of Love: The 16th Annual Musical Tribute Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is an extensive civic and cultural event bringing our diverse community together to honor, through music, the inspirational teachings of the great Dr. King.
Mayor Schaaf, OPD, Department of Violence Prevention and Community Address Steady Decline in Violent Crime
Oakland city officials and community members gathered on January 9, 2018 to announce a steady decline in the city’s violent crime rate over the past five years
Presentation of The Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Ms. Wendy Jackson at “In the Name of Love”
On Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA 94612, Ms. Wendy Jackson will be presented with the Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love”, the 16th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an extensive civic and cultural event that pays homage through music, to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time.
The Oakland Police Department encourages everyone to celebrate this New Year’s Eve safely and not participate in celebratory gunfire and avoid illegal fireworks.
Allocation of bond funds provides new affordable housing and alleviates homelessness
During this season of holiday giving, the plight of our unsheltered neighbors is likely in the hearts and minds of Oaklanders, many of whom will make charitable donations and contributions of various kinds to reduce the suffering of those on our streets.
The City of Oakland Human Services Department’s Youth Advisory Commission (OYAC) is excited to release the second cycle of the #OYACgivesback Youth-to-Youth Mini-Grant Application: Supporting Community Resiliency and Healing for Oakland.
Today, Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., 11 members of the Oakland Police Department’s 177th Basic Recruit Academy graduated at the Scottish Rite Center.
The Oakland Police Department Traffic Operation Section will conduct its annual Motor Santa Operation to provide toys to children (12 and under) throughout the City of Oakland.
This afternoon, the City received notice that the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW, Local 1245) and the Confidential Management Employees Association (CMEA) have ratified their tentative agreements with the City.
On the fifth day of its labor strike, today Service Employees International Union, Local 1021 notified the City that it has agreed to the City’s request for mediation with a mediator selected by SEIU.
Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over