On Tuesday, Dec. 5, approximately 3000 city workers walked out of their jobs and went on strike, shutting down most of the city government.
Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of Dec. 4, 2017:
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:
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.
Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of Nov. 27, 2017:
Below are the proposed developments submitted to the Planning Department during the week of Nov. 27, 2017:
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.
Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of Nov. 20, 2017:
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.