Housing justice organizers are asking residents to attend the Tuesday, April 5 City Council meeting to push council members to pass a housing state of emergency in Oakland.
Over 20 Latino-owned food trucks led a mobile march down International Boulevard in Oakland Monday – from 46th Avenue and International to City Hall –disrupting traffic to pressure the city to pass an ordinance to [...]
Oakland’s City Council has voted to enter into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with UrbanCore and East Bay Asian Local Development Corp. to build 252 market rate units on a hotly contested parcel of public [...]
Over 100 local residents barricaded the entrances to the Oakland Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Summit on Friday morning, March 18, demanding an end to development-driven displacement and that the city declare a housing [...]
The 7th annual Powerful Women of the Bay was held Friday, March 11 at the Wedgewood in Metropolitan Golf Links in Oakland, recognizing women achievers and their diverse array of contributions to their communities.
The fight to build affordable housing on a parcel of public land by Lake Merritt has once again turned into a tug-of-war between the East 12th St. neighborhood coalition with various community organizations’ support and [...]
Carol Lee Tolbert, an Oakland native, is the first and only African-American woman elected to public office in North Oakland. From 1993 to 1997, Tolbert served on the Oakland School Board, and from 2010 [...]
When Brittany started attending the Pyramid Business Systems Telecom Tech program at Laney College this fall, she saw an opportunity to build her skills and find a job in tech, a field she already [...]
The Justice Reinvestment Coalition of Alameda County will host a town hall summit Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Oakland Youth Center
The San Leandro City Council announced that for the second year in a row, up to 75 San Leandro homeowners are eligible to receive as much as $3,000 to help strengthen their homes in the [...]