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Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of June 12, 2017: 

Exclusive: Two big Uptown Oakland restaurant spaces get new, high-profile tenants
Published by the San Francisco Business Journal on June 7 , 2017
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2017/06/07/uptown-oakland-restaurants-brown-sugar-bocanova.html?ana=e_ae_set2&s=article_du&ed=2017-06-08&u=18181060574f43ea9f65099d8e4572&t=1496959957&j=78348071
Two high-profile local eateries are taking over the spaces vacated by two longstanding Uptown Oakland restaurants.

Our view: A housing opportunity that the Bay Area can’t afford to squander
Published by the San Francisco Business Journal on June 8, 2017
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2017/06/08/opinion-our-view-housing-crisis-baylands-sf.html?ana=e_ph_prem
Fists have been angrily shaken in its direction, without visible effect. Threats were made, then timidly withdrawn. Appeals to better natures and greater responsibilities have been met with arms-folded intransigence.

Unions want to be included in Oak Knoll development
Published by the East Bay Times on June 10, 2017
http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/06/10/unions-seek-inclusion-in-oak-knoll-development-work/
OAKLAND — Union leaders, concerned by the prospect of being left out of building more than 900 market-rate homes at the former Navy Hospital at Oak Knoll, are protesting developer SunCal’s plans there.

Of 3 A's stadium pitches, this one may have best teammates
Published by the San Francisco Business Times on June 12, 2017
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2017/06/12/oakland-athletics-new-stadium-brooklyn-basin.html?ana=e_du_prem&s=article_du&ed=2017-06-12&u=18181060574f43ea9f65099d8e4572&t=1497308752&j=78369531
Could a new Oakland Athletics stadium join a team already playing the redevelopment game?

Post office must move because of Oakland housing development plans
Published by the East Bay Times on June 13, 2017
http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/06/13/post-office-must-move-because-of-oakland-housing-project/
OAKLAND — The U.S. Postal Service, whose carriers are skilled at finding addresses to deliver the mail, is itself looking for a new address.

Oakland recruiting ex-cons to oversee cops
Published by the San Francisco Chronicle on June 14, 2017
http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Oakland-recruiting-ex-cons-to-oversee-cops-11217777.php
Former cops need not apply, but former inmates are being encouraged by the city of Oakland to apply for slots on the city’s new police commission.

Oakland mayor proposes big boost in funding for anti-homelessness efforts
Published by the East Bay Times on June 15, 2017
http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/06/15/mayor-proposes-big-boost-in-funding-for-anti-homelessness-efforts/
OAKLAND — To fight the city’s homeless problem, the mayor proposes spending $185 million over the next two years to address the growing crisis.

SunCal Signs Project Labor Agreement with Laborers' Local 304 for Oak Knoll Development in Oakland
Published by PR News Wire on June 16, 2017
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/suncal-signs-project-labor-agreement-with-laborers-local-304-for-oak-knoll-development-in-oakland-300475078.htm
lOAKLAND, Calif., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SunCal, the master developer of the proposed 187-acre Oak Knoll community in the Oakland Hills, has entered into a project labor agreement (PLA) with the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 304, it was announced today by SunCal and LIUNA officials.