Tag Archives: Wilson Riles

A mock-up of the Oakland Muni ID card.

Oakland municipal ID, debit card program expected to roll out in January

Many undocumented immigrants in Oakland, and nationally, do not have official identification that is accepted by police, banks or even some healthcare centers. But under a program expected to get underway this winter, Oakland has...

Oakland’s own currency? Mayoral candidates aren’t buying it, yet

In front of City Hall, six candidates for Oakland mayor and their respective entourages arrived to participate in the Oakland Community Action Network event to discuss a local currency. Most had different agendas, however.