Bay Area / California

Oakland’s Best City Council Ever?

Posted July 27, 2021 by

Oakland Becomes National Model on Stadiums, Police Reform When people discuss the nation’s best city councils, Oakland has not traditionally shown up on their bingo cards. Prior Oakland City Councils had a member who assaulted a former Black Panther leader
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Will CA Protect Mobilehome Tenants?

Posted July 7, 2021 by

AB 978 Fills Tenant Protection Gap When California enacted statewide rent caps and just cause eviction protections in 2019 (AB 1482), a critical constituency was excluded: mobilehome park renters. Now, Assemblymembers Sharon Quirk-Silva and David Chiu are sponsoring AB 978
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Will Oakland Keep the A’s?

Posted May 25, 2021 by

Owner Offers Troubling Ultimatum Bad signs are spreading as the Oakland City Council faces a decisive July vote on the new A’s stadium at Howard Terminal. When a pro sports team lays down a take it or leave it ultimatum
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