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 [...]
A Job and Health Fair will be held Friday, June 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center of Hope Community Church at 8411 MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland.
After American Civil War broke out in April 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves to be freed in the Confederate States of America in rebellion and that the Union [...]
The grand opening of the Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center and Residence will be held Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1751 Carroll St. (at Third Street) in the Bayview District [...]
Reggina Jefferies, 16, was killed by gunfire on Tuesday afternoon in downtown Oakland while she was attending a vigil for two teens who drowned last month.
(AP and other sources) It was Latin Night at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. After hours of revelry, the party-goers crowding the gay nightclub in Orlando known as the Pulse took their last sips [...]
Members of the Oakland City Council are looking for ways to save West Oakland and Fruitvale neighborhood career centers in the wake of community protests over Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to close the centers at [...]
While parades and festivals mark the Juneteenth holiday in San Francisco, Berkeley, Vallejo and Tracy, Omnira Institute’s 9th annual Juneteenth observation in Oakland focuses on prayer and remembrance.