Mayor Libby Schaaf today announced David Silver will join her administration as her Director of Education. In this role, Mr. Silver will serve as a Chief policy advisor to the mayor and work in partnership with students, families, educators, partners, the Oakland Unified School District to realize a vision of educational equity for all students in Oakland. more »
Just in time for tonight’s Game 3 tip-off in Cleveland, the necklace of lights around the perimeter of Oakland’s crown jewel, Lake Merritt, has been decked out with Warriors’ colored bulbs, courtesy of a partnership between the City of Oakland and PG&E. more »
Public Outreach Meeting: The City of Oakland wants to hear from you about the future of parking and transportation in downtown Oakland. The Downtown Oakland Parking Study will kick off with a public meeting on June 18, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at City Hall (1 Frank Ogawa Plaza) in Hearing Room 2. Oakland Public Works invites all members of the public to attend and bring ideas and suggestions. more »
Thanks to a grant from the San Francisco Foundation (TSFF), low-income workers at the Oakland Global Trade & Logistics Center (the former Oakland Army Base) will be getting the financial tools they need to build savings and assets. more »
The Oakland Public Library has reading, fun, and adventure for children, teens, and adults this summer. For kids and adults, the library is offering its annual Summer Reading Challenge, with various incentives designed to get people reading and visiting the library. Summer Reading and the Passport program begin June 13 and conclude on August 8. Free lunch for youths will be available at several library locations. more »
Incoming City Administrator Sabrina Landreth today announced the appointment of the newest additions to her executive leadership team: Christine Daniel as Assistant City Administrator, and Stephanie Hom as Deputy City Administrator. Christine and Stephanie round out the executive team along with Assistant City Administrator Claudia Cappio, who began on April 27. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID) requests assistance from the media and the community regarding an auto-pedestrian collision that occurred on Friday, May 29, 2015 just after 11:00 PM in the 800 block of 28th Street in Oakland. more »
Oakland, CA —On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:30 PM, the 87th Annual OPD Safety Patrol Pass in Review will take place at the Scottish Rite Temple, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612.
Guest speakers will include Chief Sean Whent, Mayor Libby Schaaf, Councilmember Noel Gallo and Robert Brown, AAA Vice President of Communications and Public Outreach. Lieutenant Dave Elzey, Traffic Operations commander, will preside as master of ceremonies. more »
Companies interested in doing business in Indonesia are encouraged to attend the Indonesia Business Forum on Friday, June 5, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. The forum will be held on the 19th floor of 1111 Broadway in downtown Oakland. The purpose of the event is to encourage closer ties between Oakland/East Bay and Indonesia. Participants will learn about the growing Indonesian economy and opportunities to do business there. more »
Oakland, CA — On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 5:00 PM the 87th Annual OPD Safety Patrol Pass in Review will take place at the Scottish Rite Temple, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612.
Approximately 400 student crossing guards from Oakland Unified School District elementary schools (3rd, 4th, and 5th graders) will be at the Pass in Review, celebrating their hard work and dedication. more »