Oakland proposal to border wall builders: Take your biz elsewhere

OAKLAND CITY COUNCILPrototypes for President Donald Trump's border wall are nearly complete. The City of Oakland, however, believes it has its own prototype for stymieing the wall's construction.An Oakland City Council proposal to ban vendors from seeking city contracts who if they help design or construct the controversial border wall was approved Tuesday by the … Continue reading Oakland proposal to border wall builders: Take your biz elsewhere

Extra! Extra! Local Alameda newspaper nabs city contract from East Bay Times

ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILThe Bay Area News Group's Alameda Journal is basically three stories and a community calendar published once a week. It just got slimmer after losing a contract to the locally-owned Alameda Sun to print legal notices for the City of Alameda . The one-year contract may be worth more than $18,000.The Alameda City … Continue reading Extra! Extra! Local Alameda newspaper nabs city contract from East Bay Times

Oakland approves city ban on companies hoping to build Trump’s wall

Oakland Councilmember Abel Guillen'slegislation rebuking the building of Trump'swall was approved Tuesday night.OAKLAND CITY COUNCILIf a business specializing on a gamut of services from construction to internet services to public relations wants to help build President's Trump controversial southern border wall, they won't be able to enter into contracts with Oakland, the City Council unanimously … Continue reading Oakland approves city ban on companies hoping to build Trump’s wall

Guillén says Oakland won’t help build Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’

Oakland Councilmember Abel Guillén's planto stymie Trump's wall will be heard Mar. 14.OAKLAND CITY COUNCILIf President Trump’s ballyhooed wall on the southern border is ever constructed, it will have been done without the help of companies doing business with the city of Oakland, according to a council resolution authored by Councilmember Abel Guillén.“A government should reflect … Continue reading Guillén says Oakland won’t help build Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’