Looking for a job in Oakland? Know of a business that is hiring? The Oakland Public Library’s “Oakland Has Jobs” is an online bulletin board where job opportunities all over Oakland (and beyond) are shared.
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department and Fire Department are working together to plan for a safe holiday in the City of Oakland.
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent and Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed want you to celebrate this holiday season safely and would like to remind everyone of the dangers and penalties associated with celebratory firearm discharges and the use of illegal fireworks.
The City of Oakland has experienced significant protest events for the past two days. In preparation for ongoing actions, our outside agency partners have committed additional resources to assist us and we will work diligently to protect our city. The California Highway Patrol is assigning significantly more officers to maintain control of the freeways leaving additional Oakland Police officers to police the streets.
The City of Oakland administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Police, fire and emergency services are not affected during the holiday.
Not Alchemy! Just Vision & Determination
This week, the League of American Bicyclists designated the City of Oakland a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community. This is another step up from the Bronze Level designation earned in 2010 and recognizes the ongoing efforts to improve bicycling undertaken by a broad range of stakeholders
The holidays are a joyous time for most. It’s also a time to focus
on the needs of those less fortunate. The City of Oakland’s Human Services Department,
Communities United Committee, Community Action Partnership and the Emergency Food
Providers Committee are pleased to announce our annual city-wide event to feed seniors and
those who are homeless and/or low income: The 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be
held on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Oakland Marriott
City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607.
In December, the Oakland Public Library will distribute cards for its new “Winter Bingo” game, encouraging children in grades K-5, and parents of younger children and babies, to do activities that stimulate literacy and learning. Any child or parent may return a bingo card with five activities marked in a row to any Oakland Public Library between December 18, 2014, and January 31, 2015, to select a free paperback book to keep, as a prize.