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| Press Release

Moms, Grads & Dads Promotion Encourages Shopping Local to Find Unique Gifts, Grow Oakland Economy

The Moms, Grads and Dads promotion has been launched to encourage Oaklanders to shop at Oakland stores for unique gifts for Mother’s Day, graduates and Father’s Day. The promotion brings together a new online small business directory of Oakland retailers by Main Street Launch with Oakland Grown’s concierge service and motivates participation with a shopping selfie contest featuring a grand prize of airfare to Oakland, hotel, meals and more provided by the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Visit Oakland.

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| News Update

City of Oakland hosts more than 75 workshops, events during Small Business Week

To nurture small businesses while celebrating the vital role they play in our local economy, Oakland entrepreneurs and business owners are invited to attend more than 75 free workshops, seminars and events during Oakland Small Business Week, April 29 to May 5.

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| Press Release

Free Walking Tours Offer Glimpse of Downtown Oakland’s History and Ongoing Renaissance

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May to October showcasing the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises.

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| News Update

City of Oakland & Partners Prep Youth, Young Adults for Employment, Job Fair slated for May 16

Oakland youth and young adults, ages 16-24, are being prepped forsummer employment by the City of Oakland and its partners in anticipation of the Earn& Learn East Bay Summer Youth Job Fair 2018.

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| News Update

City of Oakland seeks proposals to bring new life to the historic Montclair firehouse, adjoining lot

Through May 18, 2018, the City of Oakland is accepting development proposals for two parcels located at 6226 Moraga Avenue, including one that is the site of the historic Montclair firehouse.

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| News Update

Statement from Mayor Libby Schaaf on Oakland A’s Progress to Build Privately Financed Ball Park in Oakland

Statement from Mayor Libby Schaaf on Oakland A’s Progress to Build Privately Financed Ball Park in Oakland

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| News Update

Draft Version of City of Oakland Cultural Plan available for Community Review, Feedback

Following an extensive community engagement process, the City of Oakland has released a draft of “Belonging in Oakland: A Cultural Development Plan.”

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| News Update

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​).

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| News Update

Statement from Mayor Libby Schaaf on the Oakland Athletics Selection of the Peralta Community College District Site for their Proposed New Ballpark

Oakland Athletics selection of the Peralta Community College District site for their proposed ballpark:

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