Oakland is the second city in the US to pass legislation rejecting companies that hope to design or build the barrier.
Alameda County residents can get free help, with priority given to seniors.
Members voted to end Oakland's contract with JP Morgan Chase, but reversed themselves because it would impact city payroll.
An unnamed City Hall insider said that administrators described the concept as "a pipe dream."
The state environmental agency is cracking down on pollution in West Oakland.
More than 1,200 people have signed up to make their neighborhoods cleaner, safer and more beautiful.
The congresswoman's town hall panel shared success stories of the ACA and fielded questions on immigration, women's rights, and the new single payer initiative.
Proponents say a public bank could promote local lending and give cannabis-industry operators access to financial services.
Nearly 50 groups will share information and lead workshops intended to spur people into action.
The city is defending its ban on environmental grounds.
Activists say they'll take "direct action" to prevent coal from traveling through Oakland.
Roads in the Oakland-San Francisco region have been ranked the worst of any large urban area—for the second year in a row.
The Golden State Warriors paid a special visit to the Bayview District as a part of their special "Season of Giving" initiative.