On February 2, 2011, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan helped kick off a new energy program for businesses to help green downtown Oakland. The program, Oakland Shines, offers free start-to-finish technical assistance and cash rebates to help businesses defray the cost of installing energy-efficient lighting, refrigeration products and HVAC improvements.
On January 25, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Oakland Police Department Officers responded to 526 Henry Street
to check on the well being of 65-year old Oakland resident Berresford “Berry” Bingham. Bingham had suffered
an apparent traumatic injury and was obviously deceased.
The Oakland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, February 4th, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes . . .
On January 26, 2011, Motor and Patrol officers and Evidence Technicians responded to a tragic traffic accident that claimed the life of 1-year-old Mahetzi Perez. Galvanized by this tragedy, Area 3 personnel are gathering money to donate to the family . . .
To better prepare Oakland manufacturers for the intense competition and challenges they face in today’s marketplace, the City of Oakland is hosting a free workshop entitled “Lean Manufacturing” on Thursday, February 17, 2011 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
In her ongoing effort to more closely connect City
services with neighborhood needs, Mayor Jean Quan will host a second Town Hall
meeting with residents of District 6 (East Oakland from Redwood Road to
Edwards/73rd Avenue). The Town Hall will be held Saturday, March 5, 11:30-1:30
at Havenscourt Middle School, 1390 66th Avenue.
On January 26, 2011, at approximately 9:01 P.M., Oakland Police officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of 78th Ave. Upon arrival, officers discovered a vehicle was backing into a driveway and collided with the child.