The Oakland Parks & Recreation has announced that CamishaFatimah Gentry has been selected as Oakland’s 2016 Mother of the Year. A mother of three teenage daughters, she is a peace ambassador with expertise in [...]
CallSocket CEO Tom Henderson has answered the call for good-paying jobs by directing his call center to hire everybody who is willing to work, regardless of race and condition.
“An item that would not come before the voters before November is not urgent,” said Council President McElhaney. A heated debate took place at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council meeting on a procedural motion on [...]
Councilmember Larry Reid’s resolution to recommend that any unspent city funds go to nonprofits that provide job services to the unemployed passed unanimously at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. &
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to set a date for a final decision on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland. The decision is set for a special City Council meeting [...]
By Arvin Temkar, USF News About 200 USFers pitched in to help make San Francisco a better city for April Action, the university’s volunteer day. On April 16, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and [...]
Councilmember-at-Large Rebecca Kaplan this week requested that the city council’s Rules and Legislation Committee schedule a public hearing on the health and safety impacts of coal in Oakland with options for the City Council to [...]
The Educational Coalition for Hispanics in Oakland (ECHO) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) on Saturday, April 30, from noon to 3 p.m. will honor over 2,500 Latino students who have maintained a cumulative [...]
During a committee meeting Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Libby Schaaf’s staff admitted responsibility for failing to apply for a $2 million federal grant to provide summer jobs for Oakland youth.
This week was the first chance the community had to talk to the mayor about their concerns over her unilateral decision to close East, Central and West Oakland neighborhood job centers, the lack of transparency [...]