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Ernestine Shepherd

78-year old Body Builder Keynotes Seniors Health and Wellness Event, Oct. 25

UnitedHealthcare will presents its newest event series, “A Better You”, on Saturday, October 25 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Preservation Park’s Nile Hall, 668 13th Street in Oakland. Er
Peaceful protesters march in Ferguson, Mo. with signs that read "[Gov.] Nixon doesn't care about Black kids," "Can I live," and "Truth is on the side of the oppressed."

Youth Delegation Travels to Ferguson for National Weekend of Resistance

Four Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center young people will travel this week to Ferguson, Missouri to join in a national effort to stand united against police violence and excessive use of force in Ferguson, [...]
Photo of EBMUD digester at the Oakland Army Base plant.

Plan to Turn Garbage into Green Energy Awaits Waste Management OK 

Oakland’s renegotiated trash deal may mean better rates and services for the city’s residents. But the agreement does not settle whether Oakland’s food waste will end up in a landfill or be diverted to East [...]
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Nurses Welcome Council Decision to Reallocate Funds to Doctors Medical Center

  At Tuesday’s Richmond City Council meeting, Registered Nurses, hospital staff and community members asked council members to reallocate $15 million of a $90 million community benefit agreement with Chevron USA, to Doctors Medical Center [...]
he City of Oakland has relased the detailed plans for a proposed 800-acre “Coliseum City” to rise upon Oakland’s existing Coliseum site and 550 acres of adjacent land on the other side of I-880. The plan includes nearly 6,000 units of housing, three hotels, over 500,000 square feet of retail space, and nearly 7 million square feet of science, technology, office, and industrial space.

Will Coliseum City Plan Benefit Oakland Residents?

City officials seem to be moving full steam ahead on a plan to knock down the Oakland Coliseum and replace it with a glitzy Coliseum City – which could include up to three sports areanas [...]