Activists kicked off a campaign this week to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, criticizing the mayor for an explosive series of scandals in the police department and concerns over her lack of willingness to counter the [...]
The Tuesday, July 19 Oakland City Council meeting is one of the last chances for council members to place progressive measures on the November ballot. The council is scheduled to decide whether to place [...]
Jamil Muhammad, a veteran of a long career in advocacy and activism, has been named the Interim Executive Director of the Marin Grassroots. He is replacing John Young, who recently retired from the same position.
The Oakland City Council is considering a proposal from an organization that calls itself the Oakland Diversity and Equity Cannabis Coalition that would reduce the benefits of a recently passed ordinance that gives preference to [...]
Eighteen-year-old Jasmine Lincoln of Oakland has been missing since June 23 at 10 a.m. She is 5’8″ and weighs165 pounds. Witnesses say her then boyfriend Shermon Freeman shot Javiya Evans, the father of her [...]
Iris Canada won a court battle on April 27 of this year to stay in her home at 670 Page Street in San Francisco, a house she has lived in for over half a decade [...]
Activist Carroll Fife recently received a message with some unexpected, exciting news. “I got a text last week saying ‘congratulations,’” said Fife. “It had my name on a paper that said ‘Clinton and Sanders’ [...]
In an historic victory for environmental activists and local communities, the City Council voted unanimously at a heated council meeting this week to ban large amounts of coal from being stored and handled in Oakland.
Family members, along with their children and supporters, packed into the lobby of the office of Mayor Libby Schaaf in City Hall Thursday afternoon, demanding that the mayor take steps to provide emergency relief for [...]
While Oakland is reeling from widening revelations of the Oakland Police Department’s rape and racist text scandals, the community is demanding changes to the way the police department is run and to the city’s public [...]