Professor Samuel Bennett, lead organist and church musician at Bethel AME Church, was honored last Sunday with a proclamation from San Francisco City Hall for his commitment to music and church service.
Chancellor Dr. Jowel C. Laguerre Peralta Community College District will hold a town hall meeting, “Getting the Community in Community College,” Tuesday, Aug. 9, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Youth Uprising, 8711 MacArthur Blvd. [...]
A number of local leaders and nonprofit organizations in Oakland are kicking off a public discussion about how to “pull Uber over to the side of the road” – to demand that the global corporation [...]
Oakland Chinatown affordable housing advocates achieved a short reprieve Wednesday when the Planning Commission voted for a two-week delay on the approval of a 416-unit development project known as W12.
On Tuesday, Aug. 2, Oakland community members will gather to celebrate Night Out for Safety and Liberation, an alternative to the police-centric National Night Out. Night Out for Safety and Liberation (NOSL) is a [...]
Oakland Port Services, a locally owned small business that provides unique services for independent truck drivers at the Port of Oakland, has received an eviction notice after negotiations for relocation on port land fell through.
In 1981, the City of Oakland spent one dollar to purchase the Veterans Memorial Building across from Lake Merritt from the County of Alameda and it has been the best investment the city has ever [...]
The Oakland African-American Chamber of Commerce (OAACC), will host the Chairman’s Reception at the Coliseum Lexus in Oakland on Thursday, July 28 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., to introduce the chamber’s new leaders. [...]
The Invest in Youth Summit, sponsored by My Brother’s Keeper Alliance and other organizations, was held Thursday at the Oakland Convention Center, convening hundreds of boys and men of color between the ages of 18 [...]
A number of Oakland’s poorest residents and their supporters showed up at this week’s City Council meeting, asking council members to intervene to save Alliance Metals in West Oakland, a recycling center that is the [...]