Confusion and disagreement over the way the city allocates its federal funding for low- and moderate-income neighborhoods has some residents worried that their neighborhood will not be getting proper say in the allocation process.
Oaklanders are being asked to vote in November for a $600-million infrastructure bond to enhance streets, sidewalks, lighting and sewers. But is the City Council willing step up to guarantee before November that the [...]
Emory Douglas and the Oakland Maroons Art Collective (OMAC) are presenting “The Point Is…2.0,” a group exhibit honoring the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party (BPP) with a focus on the BPP’s 10-Point Program [...]
Dozens of community members gathered Wednesday evening at the Intertribal Friendship House in East Oakland for the opening of an art exhibit highlighting the ongoing struggle by Native American activists to halt the construction of [...]
Harmful effects of displacement and rising housing costs are not limited to physical displacement. According to a recent survey by Alameda County health workers, serious negative health impacts have resulted from the Bay Area’s housing [...]
In the past week Oakland residents have been receiving an anonymous voter survey attacking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan and falsely claiming that one of her opponents for the at-large city council seat—Peggy Moore— has the endorsements [...]
The “Yes on Measure JJ” campaign kicked off last Saturday at Lake Merritt, as dozens of community members and local leaders gathered to show their commitment to making sure renter protection passes in Oakland this [...]