The public is invited to attend an afternoon of music, food and friends to support the first annual Donors 4 Peace Fundraiser on Saturday, May 31 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Jack London [...]
Stockton police are seeking the public’s help in identifying people who are “persons of interest” in a fatal shooting of Francisco Sanchez, 30, at the City Centre Stadium 16 movie theater on April 25.
BART has paid $175,000 in damages to settle a federal lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant, who was killed by BART police in 2009.The men – brothers Nigel and Jack [...]
Mayor Jean Quan announced Tuesday that interim chief Sean Whent will become the new chief of the Oakland Police Department Whent has served as the interim chief since Howard Jordan resigned last May for medical [...]
By Supervisor London Breed A few months ago, an 18-year-old woman—a 5-foot, 110-pound young girl really—was walking to her friend’s house on Eddy Street. It was 4 o’clock in the afternoon, when in broad daylight, [...]
By Cathy Cockrell, UC Berkeley News Many people alive today are still recovering from wounds suffered during South Africa’s chaotic transition to democracy 20 years ago this month, Berkeley anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes said Tuesday.At a [...]
Award winning sociologist Dr. Victor Rios came home to Oakland this past weekend to speak about the importance of not giving up on our youth. His message was about the transformative power of treating young [...]
With public safety consistently a top issue among Oaklanders, many residents are calling for action to reverse long-term understaffing at the Oakland Police Department and the department’s high attrition rate as officers resign or retire.“Right [...]
When 19-year-old Nubia Bowe was returning home on BART with friends on the evening of March 21, she had no idea that it would be the worst night of her life.
By Rev. Dr. Willie A. Douglas There have been numerous reports and surveys regarding race relations in America. After reviewing these studies, one would believe that race is not a problem in the U.S.