A meeting on implementing restorative justice in Marin City will be held Monday Sept. 16, 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at the Hannah Gallery, 170 Donahue St., Marin City
Since the early 1960s, the California State Package Store and Tavern Owners Association (CALPAC)has been working to improve the relationship between African American liquor license owners, the community and the liquor retail industry.
By Keith Carson California State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has developed a rational proposal that will end the stalemate between the federal government and the State of California over meeting the federal mandate [...]
With four days remaining before the deadline to send bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, East Bay Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and community leaders on Monday urged the Legislature and the governor [...]
By Steven Tavares A bill giving the Oakland City Council a blank slate to enact stronger gun control measures than the rest of the state heads to the governor’s desk. The legislation authored by Oakland [...]
Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) have announced they will hold public hearings on the conditions in California prisons that have led to the inmate hunger strike, now in its second [...]
On the corner of Embarcadero West and Broadway in Jack London Square sits Home of Chicken And Waffles, a business started nearly a decade ago during the redevelopment of downtown Oakland. When the restaurant’s owner [...]
Many supporters of increased police accountability to the community consider that it is a small step forward to take intake of complaints against police away from the police department and put it in the hands [...]
Last Saturday, S.A.V.E. Coalition (Soldiers Against Violence Everywhere), Councilwoman Lynette McElhaney (D-3), Councilman Dan Kalb and Oakland residents gathered with the parents of Aya Nakano for a peace rally on the corners of Sanford Avenue [...]
The Department of Justice has announced that it is suing Bank of America for lying to investors regarding $850 million dollars worth of worthless mortgage back securities in 2008.