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’

Proposed Oakland department on race would be one of its least expensive to run

OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | Councilmember Desley Brooks' proposal to create a new city department on race and equity in city government could cost over $800,000 annually to operate, according to a staff report, making it one of the least expensive at City Hall.The Oakland City Council's Finance and Life Enrichment Committees will first hear the … Continue reading Proposed Oakland department on race would be one of its least expensive to run

Anybody Seen Larry Reid Lately?

Oakland Councilmember Larry ReidOAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | Oakland Councilmember Larry Reid has been absent from nearly every public meeting since the divisive July 26 censure hearing for Councilmember Desley Brooks. During the infamous meeting, Reed called some of his council colleagues and the city auditor racist and has rarely been seen since. Not only has Reid been absent from the … Continue reading Anybody Seen Larry Reid Lately?