Today’s agreement reached by the Oakland Coliseum Joint Powers Authority (JPA) with the Oakland A’s is step one of a three-part process. With this first step taken, the agreement now goes to the Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors for their consideration and approval. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and City Council President Patricia Kernighan issued the following statement regarding the City of Oakland’s process moving forward: more »
The City of Oakland administrative offices will be closed on Friday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. While the City’s administrative employees are out of the office, if a situation arises that requires more staffing, the City has plans in place to call in additional resources. Police, fire and emergency services are not affected during the holiday closure. more »
REMINDER: Stay Safe During Holiday Celebrations: Avoid Illegal Fireworks and Celebratory Gunfire
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department and Fire Department are working together to plan for a safe 4th of July in the City of Oakland.
Oakland’s Police Chief Sean Whent and Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed want you to celebrate Independence Day safely and would like to remind everyone of the dangers and penalties associated with celebratory firearm discharges and the use of illegal fireworks. more »
The City of Oakland is hosting a public open house on Thursday, July 10, to present the Broadway Transit Circulator Study and hear from the public about how an electric streetcar on tracks or an enhanced bus service might better serve the growing number of downtown workers and visitors, while supporting future investment along Broadway, downtown’s central spine. more »
Oakland, CA –The Oakland Police Department has received a grant of $90,000 from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a year-long program aimed at preventing the unlawful sale of alcoholic beverages, including illegal sales to minors, through special enforcement and public awareness efforts. more »
The City Council approved Tuesday night millions of dollars in investments Mayor Jean Quan and the City Administrator’s Office proposed for public safety, job creation, restoring City services and increasing reserves. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department and Fire Department are
working together to plan for a safe 4th of July in the City of Oakland.
Oakland’s Police Chief Sean Whent and Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed want you to celebrate Independence Day safely and would like to remind everyone of the dangers and penalties associated with celebratory firearm discharges and the use of illegal fireworks more »
The Friday Summer Nights Program(s) are set to kick-off in East and West Oakland on July 11, 2014 and will run through August 15, 2014, Fridays from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. All events are free and open to the public. In East Oakland, the program locations are at Carter Gilmore Park, 1390 66th Avenue; and Willie Wilkins Park, 1100 98th Avenue. The West Oakland program takes place at 3233 Market Street (at the intersection of Brockhurst and Market). These events include free food, games, entertainment and raffles for all ages. The goal of these gatherings is to change community norms around violence through community engagement and empowerment. more »