(Bernie Sanders wrote this guest column in opposition to the sugar tax that was recently passed by Philadelphia’s city council.) I applaud Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney for introducing a plan to provide universal preschool [...]
More than 100 job applicants received job offers on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Oakland Private Industry Council’s second Safeway Job Fair. Recruiters conducted interviews, background checks and drug screenings for 288 job seekers [...]
When 18-year-old Azariah Cole-Shephard speaks, people listen. That’s because Oakland’s newly awarded 2016 Youth Poet Laureate doesn’t just have something to say – she has a captivating, educational and unapologetically bold way of telling [...]
The City of Oakland held a medical cannabis mixer on Sunday, to allow Oaklanders interested in medical cannabis permits and who satisfy the equity program criteria to explore partnership opportunities and learn more about the [...]
Oakland grocers and small businesses held a press conference this week and submitted an open letter to Oakland City Council members, saying that they are misleading voters and making false claims in the media about [...]
Incumbents will be facing newcomers for four seats on the seven-member Oakland Board of Education that will be on the November ballot. Great Oakland (GO) Public Schools, whose political advocacy group, has been a [...]
Ending months of rumors about possible contenders, the Oakland City Clerk this week published the list of candidates who have filed to run in November for positions on the Oakland City Council.
Concerns are being raised that Mayor Libby Schaaf has promoted Oakland Police Department (OPD) Acting Assistant Chief David Downing to a position as permanent Assistant Police Chief, without informing the public or the City Council.
Special to the Post The politics of CyberTran International’s Inc. (CTI) Ultra Light Rail Transit (ULRT) system is thick. “We don’t have engineering problems, our problems are political” said CTI President Dexter Vizinau. [...]
The computer resource lab at the Oakland Private Industry Council (PIC) was bustling this week with Safeway staff as they assisted job candidates through the online application process during a Safeway Job Fair on Wednesday, [...]