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Take OakDOT's survey about biking in Oakland

OakDOT's survey will be used to inform the update to our citywide bike plan. Take it today!

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Additional PIO Joins the OPD Media Team

As a part of our continued efforts to improve service to the media and our community, the Oakland Police Department is pleased to announce the newest member of our media team: Officer Felicia Aisthorpe, PIO.

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Note from the Director of the Public Ethics Commission

Note from the Director of the Public Ethics Commission

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City Announces First Cannabis Dispensary Permit Recipients Under Equity Program

​The City of Oakland held a public drawing today to select qualified individuals and businesses to be eligible for four (4) new cannabis dispensary permits made available specifically to equity applicants.

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Denied U-Visa? Resubmit Your Application

A January 2018 audit found that as many as 25 of 144 U-Visa applicants in 2017 were improperly denied the certification they needed. If you have been denied U-Visa certification, resubmit your application.

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Mayor Schaaf Joins U.S. Mayors and CEOs to Launch New Push to Protect, Expand Federal Investment in Affordable Housing and Homeless Services

Mayors and CEOs to Launch New Push to Protect, Expand Federal Investment in Affordable Housing and Homeless Services

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Mayor Schaaf Seeks More Federal Resources for Affordable Housing, Homelessness Crisis

Mayor Libby Schaaf will attend the US Conference of Mayors in Washington DC this week to seek more federal resources to address the homelessness crisis and affordable housing.

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City of Oakland launches free tools to help business owners with permit requirements, location-based zoning research

The City of Oakland has launched two free online tools to simplify the process for opening a business: Oakland’s own Zoning Check (zoningcheck.oaklandca.gov​) and Business Permitting tool (businesspermits.oaklandca.gov​).

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City of Oakland Presents IFPTE, Local 21 with City’s Last, Best, and Final Offer

This afternoon the City of Oakland’s bargaining team formally presented International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, Local 21 (L21) the City’s Last, Best, and Final Offer (LBFO).

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In the Name of Love: The 16th Annual Musical Tribute Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the Name of Love: The 16th Annual Musical Tribute Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is an extensive civic and cultural event bringing our diverse community together to honor, through music, the inspirational teachings of the great Dr. King.

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