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The Post: Persistent Residents Keep Fighting for a Bus Stop

It is one of the features of life today in Oakland that bus stops the community needs disappear without explanation, and residents find themselves having to join forces and complain for months for anyone to hear them. Ignored by the mayor and city staff, it seems their concerns may have finally found a champion in Councilmember at Large Rebecca Kaplan.

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2015 wrap-Up and Next steps for 2016

2015 wrap-Up and Next steps for 2016

Dear Friends, Yesterday was the shortest day of the year. Now, as the sun returns, the days will begin to get longer. As many teachings remind us, it is a time to seek peace on earth. And peace in Oakland. Let us believe in hope. When we look at the major issues we...

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East Bay Express: Tax Evasion Is Not a New Technology

By Rebecca Kaplan East Bay Express Opinion: There is nothing innovative about a company not paying its fair share of taxes. With the growth of companies using "new technology" platforms to provide services, ranging from rides to short-term housing rentals to food...

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Kaplan Congratulates Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf

KAPLAN CONGRATULATES MAYOR-ELECT LIBBY SCHAAF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2014 Contact: Jason Overman OAKLAND, CA — Oakland City Council President Pro Tem Rebecca Kaplan conceded in the Oakland mayor’s race Wednesday, issuing the following statement...

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Hon. Paul Cobb: “I have watched Kaplan keep her word”

I just wanted to drop a quick note before the polls open tomorrow. Take a look at what former school board member and Oakland Post publisher said about Rebecca in his newspaper this weekend: OAKLAND POST “A prodigious amount of thought and emotion has been invested by...

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