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 [...]
Nearly 100 people showed up to speak at Tuesday’s city council meeting in support of a strong, independent police oversight commission in Oakland, which will be voted on next Tuesday.
By Congresswoman Barbara Lee Since taking the oath of office, President Obama has achieved a lot, at home and abroad. He brought our economy back from the brink of a great depression, reduced [...]
Cruz Hernandez and his wife Pabla Lobos haven’t seen their sons since the couple left El Salvador 16 years ago and resettled in Oakland. “The truth is it’s really hard,” said Hernandez in an [...]