Editorial: Oakland Strike Impacts More Than Parking Tickets

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, approximately 3000 city workers walked out of their jobs and went on strike, shutting down most of the city government. 

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In Case You Missed It...

Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of Dec. 4, 2017:

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What You Told Us: What You're Thankful For

During the Thanksgiving holiday, we asked you, “What about Oakland are you thankful for?”

Though Oakland has gone through many changes over the years, many of you still find plenty to like about the town.

Here are the best responses we received from our recent Survey Monkey poll: 

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Editorial: Oak Knoll Barcelona Property Needs More Than Just Affordable Housing

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, the City Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee will consider Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan and Larry Reid’s resolution for the city to send out request for proposals (RFP) to developers interested in building affordable housing on the city-owned Barcelona Parcel on the Oak Knoll property. This is a good first step towards the equitable development of this public land, but the city could go much further. 

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In Case You Missed It...

Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of Nov. 27, 2017:

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What About Oakland Are You Thankful For?

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Map Update (12/1/2017)

Below are the proposed developments submitted to the Planning Department during the week of Nov. 27, 2017: 

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What You Told Us: Neighborhoods in Need of More Housing

The nine-county Bay Area region is building an average of 20,000 housing units each year, but it needs to add 30,000 to 35,000 to keep pace with demand.

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In Case You Missed It...

Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of Nov. 20, 2017:

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The Lives of Union Apprentices

This publication has not been shy about expressing its support for union labor and the need to include apprentice labor on development sites in Oakland. 

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