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"Set Me Free" stars Big Spence, Alan Walker, Alphonso Thompson, and Skipper Elekwachi.

Actor Big Spence’s Directorial Debut “Set Me Free”

For actor Marcus “Big Spence” Spencer, his biggest inspiration came on set of the movie “Four Christmases” filming with Vince Vaughn, the 6’5” leading actor and producer, who told him, “Once people see you as [...]
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Five Candidates Compete to Represent Council District 2

The five candidates who are running for Oakland City Council, District 2 represent a powerful mix of experiences and strengths that reflect the talents and character of the people who live in the city.Among those [...]
L to R, Johnny Evans, Otis Duckett, and Jeffery Duckett have been working for years to get jobs at the Oakland Army Base. Photos by Ashley Chambers.

Fund Begun to Help Oaklanders Get Jobs at Army Base

Community groups and leaders have come together to support local workers who have been trying for several years to fill the jobs that have been promised with so much fanfare at the Oakland Army Base [...]