Feb 15, 2019

Councilmember Statement on Lakeside Park Encampment Closures

"Each person that the City evicts today and tomorrow must have the opportunity to speak with a service provider about their situation and have adequate shelter to move to. We need to upgrade their conditions -- otherwise we’re not solving this issue, we’re just forcing people to move around."

Feb 01, 2019

2019 Legislative Calendar

This is the 2019 Legislative Calendar. It includes Council and Committee meeting dates, deadlines to submit packet information and packet distribution information.

Jan 16, 2019

City releases Preliminary Draft Plan for downtown

The Preliminary Draft Plan describes transformative ideas and recommendations that connect the community’s goals to potential strategic actions. It will be reviewed by the community and revised to create the Draft Specific Plan by summer 2019.

Jan 15, 2019

Mayor Libby Schaaf & Kaiser Permanente Announce Three Initiatives to Improve Community Health, Tackle Housing Insecurity in Oakland

Kaiser Permanente unveiled several major initiatives that will improve health outcomes by creating stable housing for vulnerable populations. The initiatives — including seeding a real estate investment in Oakland, anchoring a $100 million national loan fund for affordable housing and kicking off a plan to end homelessness for more than 500 Oakland-area residents — are part of a comprehensive strategy to advance the economic, social and environmental conditions for health in the communities that Kaiser Permanente serves.

Jan 09, 2019

Celebrate Oakland Arts

Join Mayor Schaaf and the City of Oakland for Celebrate Oakland Arts, a fun-filled community event for the entire family on Saturday, January 12 at the Malonga Center in downtown Oakland.