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Email to City Council, Mayor and Police Chief re Protests.

June 22, 2015
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Email to City Council, Mayor and Police Chief re Protests.

  On Friday I emailed the mayor, city council and the chief of police regarding the protest rules and policies at city hall and the streets of #Oakland. So far I got two responses from Council President Lynette McElhaney and Chief Whent. I will update more if I get other responses. Here is my email:…

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A conversation with Latonda Simmons…

January 22, 2014
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A conversation with Latonda Simmons…

You may think that all a city clerk does is read the names of public speakers. No, they are so much more! Find out about our own Oakland City Clerk and how she is making it easier for you to participate in city government.

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#Oakland City Council shares budget 2013-15 priorities

May 28, 2013
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#Oakland City Council shares budget 2013-15  priorities

Storify by TDL Tue, May 28 2013 19:00:53 #Oakland City Council shares budget 2013-15 priorities On Thursday (5/23/13) during a special City Council budget meeting, council members shared what they would like to see in the budget. Tonya (@tdlove5) and #oakmtg has the scoop! Every two years Oakland City Council decides how it’s going to…

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#Oakland discusses projected 2013 budget

May 1, 2013
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#Oakland discusses projected 2013 budget

Storify by TDL Wed, May 01 2013 16:55:41 #Oakland discusses projected 2013 budget Last night, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna Santana present their budget for 2013 amidst considerable scrutiny. Twitter #oakmtg and @tdlove5 has the story. Facing a looming debt to cover unfunded liabilities and a still struggling economy, Oakland administrators presented…

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Up and Down .. Adventures in Hypertension

September 8, 2011
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Up and Down .. Adventures in Hypertension

I am sure you heard someone say.."Man I'm stressed..my blood pressure is up" or "You making my blood pressure go up!" Well they are lying!! Okay it might be true, but they don't know it. Learn more about Hypertension in this post! :)

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Community photo of the week: A photo of Mayor Quan taking a photo – Oakland North : North Oakland News, Food, Art and Events

May 25, 2011
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Community photo of the week: A photo of Mayor Quan taking a photo – Oakland North : North Oakland News, Food, Art and Events

Oakland North, chose my photo of Mayor Jean Quan as the “Community Photo of the Week”! I’m so honored. 🙂 Community photo of the week: A photo of Mayor Quan taking a photo – Oakland North : North Oakland News, Food, Art and Events.

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Oakland’s Proposed Budget: not as simple as A, B, C

May 23, 2011
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Oakland’s Proposed Budget: not as simple as A, B, C

Miss the first Community Budget Forum discussing the Oakland City Budget? Get the low-down on the three budget scenarios and weigh in on what you think the city council should do to balance the budget!

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Birther Movement- 1890’s Racism in 2011

April 28, 2011
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I originally had a blase' attitude about Donald Trump asking for Obama's birth certificate. I was sad that he gave in, but I figured that this controversy has gone on too long and that this was something he had to do to avoid the mistake John Kerry made.

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Funny Fitness Fridays Episode 5: Bacon Prevents Hair Loss

December 2, 2010
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Funny Fitness Fridays Episode 5: Bacon Prevents Hair Loss. Jack in the box video is hilarious. FYI: I ate a lot of bacon when I was young. 😉

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I’m BACK

May 25, 2010
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Okay, so I have been gone. Almost a year, huh? Or maybe sooner. However so much has happened in my public health life, that I have been busy. I apologize. I will be relearning how to use the internet, so since this is my practice site- I will update this more often. 🙂 What I…

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