Archive October 2023

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Oakland Police Department Advisory Message: Auto Burglary Suppression Investigation

Starting Friday, October 27, 2023, OPD will launch a PILOT PROGRAM where YOU can DM @OaklandAutoBurg on Instagram & X to report an auto burglary in progress.



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2023 Year-End Legislative Update

The deadline for the governor to sign or veto bills has now passed. In total, 890 bills were signed while 156 were vetoed.  Many bills with a negative impact on our industry were killed or amended, while several were signed. A handful of bills supported by our industry were also signed into law. This legislative session ended with two last-minute attacks on Proposition 13 which now head to the ballot next year. 


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NEW RESOURCE - Building Electrification: 10 Steps for a Balanced Approach

BOMA International has released the policy brief "Building Electrification: 10 Steps for a Balanced Approach." While key information on electrification has been lacking in policy discussions across the country, BOMA has been at the forefront of filling this void.


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Oct. 18 Marks International Pronouns Day - International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Referring to people by the pronouns they determine for themselves is basic to human dignity. Being referred to by the wrong pronouns particularly affects transgender and gender nonconforming people. Together, we can transform society to celebrate people’s multiple, intersecting identities.


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Survey: Steady Uptick in Workers Returning to Office

There’s been a slow, but steady uptick in the number of workers leaving behind their slippers, pajamas and Zoom meetings and returning in-person to offices and other workplaces, according to the latest results of the Bay Area Return to Office Survey, which resumes after a summer hiatus.  


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