Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf sent an email letter to Oaklanders today, and updating them on the progress toward the selection of a new police chief. Mayor Schaaf writes that the application submission deadline was Friday, [...]
The New Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal is taking shape, and with many of the issues that seemed to plague the process either completely resolved, or more likely to be by the time of the [...]
Nearly a thousand Oakland high school students walked out of class Monday morning in further protest of Donald Trump’s election and the ideologies on which he ran his campaign platform.
Grammy and Dove Award Winning Gospel Legend Yolanda Adams and Friends will perform Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison St. in Oakland, hosted by KBLK 102.9 F.M. Sunday Inspiration [...]
Zennie62, the YouTube Partner Channel created by me, in April of 2006, has now topped 10,000 videos in its tenth year of continuous operation, and eighth year as a “YT Partner” designated channel. Right now, [...]
Donald Trump’s controversial electoral vote win over Hillary Clinton sent Oakland into an, at times, nightmarish, and other times (like Sunday, with the Hands Around Lake Merritt event), simply beautiful (for all vlogs presented, click [...]
By Ayodele Nzinga, MFA, PhD It is no secret that the war on drugs became a war on Black and Brown people and disproportionately filled prisons to bursting with Black men.
Local voters generously passed measures Tuesday to tax themselves to pay for affordable housing, teacher salaries, city infrastructure improvement, as well as BART and AC Transit upgrades.
In Oakland’s school board and City Council races, incumbents managed to hold off challengers, leaving the status quo perhaps shaken but intact. In District 3, which includes West Oakland, Lynette Gibson McElhaney held onto [...]
Local community organizations and progressives are celebrating overwhelming victories for improved renter protections (Measure JJ), police accountability (Measure LL) and the reelection of At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, a champion of police reform and affordable housing [...]