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Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Independent Port Truckers Protest at Oakland’s City Hall

By Ashley Chambers, The Oakland Post  Independent truckers lined up outside Oakland City Hall Wednesday honking their horns and demanding an extension on the January 2014 deadline for new emissions compliances required by the Port of Oakland. While the big rigs made noise outside, members of the Port of Oakland Truckers Association (POTA), an informal organization

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

City council wants your help with budget (Community Voices)

Managing your money is an important duty of the city council. Your elected representative provides input and advocacy on how the city spends its’ revenue and takes on debt. By law, the council must adopt a balanced...

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

A close look at Mayor Quan’s budget options – What the polls say (City Hall Scene)

Budget blues If you haven’t had an opportunity, take a close look at Mayor Jean Quan’s budget options. You’ll want to focus on Attachment A where most of the budget reduction options are proposed. Many of the...

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Oakland Mayor Quan still set to deliver an early budget proposal

The end of March is still the target date for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to deliver her budget proposal to the City Council and the community. Quan said that although she remains on schedule, she wants people...