Thursday: Stop Big Pot Evictions

This Thursday at 5:30pm, the Oakland Cannabis Regulatory Commission is holding a hearing on the impacts of commercial cannabis operations on the city’s housing supply. While everyone loves pot (or at least the 65.2% of Oaklanders who voted for Measure Z love pot),...
Downtown Oakland Specific Plan – Next Week!

Downtown Oakland Specific Plan – Next Week!

Via the city’s mailing list: The City of Oakland has recently announced the next set of Downtown Specific Plan Public meetings. The Neighborhood Design Sessions are hands-on workshops that will pin-point the assets, the challenges and the opportunities for...
Costa Hawkins Lobbying Day: January 10th

Costa Hawkins Lobbying Day: January 10th

Join East Bay for Everyone on January 10th for Costa Hawkins Lobbying Day! Early last year, AB-1506 was introduced by assemblymembers Bloom, Chiu, and Bonta. This bill is an incredibly short, yet powerful bill. Its full text is (currently): SECTION 1. Chapter 2.7...

589 Homes in Alameda: TONIGHT!

Action Alert: 589 New Homes Up For Approval In Alameda December 19! Tuesday, December 19th, the Alameda City Council will consider a proposal to build 589 new homes as part of the “Encinal Terminals” project in north-central Alameda. If approved, the project would be...

Affordable Money for Affordable Housing in Livermore

Livermore city council will be hearing comments and voting to set priorities for the downtown expansion on Nov 27th starting at 7pm. Its the only item on the agenda so it should start right on time. This will be the end of a period of data collection and outreach and...