Nikki in the News

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Media Coverage:

Oakland City Council President responds to crime concerns, KRON 4, October, 16, 2022

Oakland city leaders promote "Love Life" to reduce gun violence, KTVU Fox 2, October 8, 2022

New audit finds critical flaws in Oakland’s management of homeless housing, The Mercury News, September 20, 2022

Vigil in Oakland's Little Saigon honors AAPI victims of recent killings, CBS News, August 26, 2022

Oakland tries again for housing on controversial Lake Merritt site; The Oakland City Council voted to move forward with two new affordable housing projects, East Bay Times, July 20, 2022

Oakland waterfront housing site sat vacant for years. Now city is poised to OK 100% affordable homes plan, San Francisco Chronicle, July 18, 2022

Oaklanders to vote on 8 ballot measures, with taxes, housing and more on tap, San Francisco Chronicle, July 13, 2022

Oakland political leaders ditch competing measures, jointly urge voters to overhaul business taxes, East Bay Times, May 23, 2022

Oakland’s first big experiment in diverting 911 calls to mental health teams has launched, San Francisco Chronicle, April 16, 2022

Oakland City Council passes resolution to make the city a pro-choice sanctuary, KTVU, May 17, 2022

Oakland Tennis Courts, Former Homeless Encampment, Reopens to Players, NBC Bay Area, November 13, 2021

65 Unhoused People to Soon Have Secure Housing at Tiny Home Village in Oakland, NBC Bay Area, November 1, 2021

Oakland unveils new upgraded tiny homes for homeless Lake Merritt residents, East Bay Times, November 1, 2021

Oakland’s Chinatown welcomes community ambassadors to prevent violence, San Francisco Chronicle, July 29, 2021

A business improvement district is in the works for Oakland Chinatown: The district would raise money for neighborhood improvements and security, The Oaklandside, July 19, 2021

Oakland approves program to pilot non-police crisis response: The program would have the fire department send outreach workers for mental health crises, East Bay Times, March 16, 2021

Oakland passes emergency ‘hazard pay’ ordinance; grocers must pay workers an extra $5 per hour: Grocery store workers in Oakland will get a $5 per-hour pay raise, East Bay Times, February 2, 2021

Oakland bans natural gas in most buildings to be constructed, East Bay Times, December 2, 2020

Oakland to vote on emergency COVID-19 sick leave, East Bay Times, May 4, 2020

Oakland councilwoman introduces ordinance that would give renters first right to buy their home, San Francisco Chronicle, January 30, 2020

Oakland Launches Homelessness Audit, CBS Bay Area, January 3, 2020

New efforts to make dangerous Oakland intersections safer, ABC, November 11, 2019

Proposed Oakland Museum of Jazz and Art for City-Owned Site Moves Forward, KQED, November 6, 2019

Kaiser Auditorium Redevelopment Proceeds With ‘Permanent Affordability’ for Arts Groups, KQED, July 10, 2019

Oakland's Bold Investment to Address Displacement: The city's new fund to help preserve affordable housing is the type of bold investment that is overdue, East Bay Express, July 3, 2019