Dan Kalb

The Police Commission, Rumors & a Tale of Two Cities

In any case, the way you, dear voter, responded to the mayor’s assertions about the Police Commission probably had more to do with where you live and/or what color you are-or how carefully you digest local news-than anything else. We still live in a divided city even including the added complexities of gentrification.






Tell the Oakland City Council Tonight–ReFund Oakland

Let’s turn the tide on Oakland’s displacement and new homeless epidemic and invest in preventing more human suffering.  That’s how we’ll build an equitable and inclusive Oakland for All!  Please contact the Oakland City Council!!


November 2016 Oakland Voters’ Guide

The presidential election is still getting almost all of the coverage, but in our state, county and city lots of important issues are getting decided…


Thank You Oakland City Government!

I know the headline of this blog is shocking-and if you’re one of those people who believes government can’t do anything right-you might want to…