Report from the March 8 Democratic Convention
There was great agitation from progressive forces at the Convention. Establishment candidates for Secretary of State and Controller were not endorsed. Jerry Brown was pressured by delegates to call for a moratorium on fracking. And much more…
Economic Development in Oakland
Oakland’s new City Administrator Fred Blackwell will outline ongoing economic development projects in Oakland including army base redevelopment, the Coliseum City and Brooklyn Basin projects and possibilities of privately financed sports venues.
Katie O’Hara of the East Bay Alliance for Sustainable Economy will describe how the coalition Revive Oakland is working to insure that those benefits go to long-time Oakland residents.