Teachers and others in the school community are complaining that Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Antwan Wilson’s administration is top-heavy with highly paid new administrators who had worked in Denver, CO public schools. <
The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $25.6 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund 60 San Francisco-based organizations and a variety of housing and services including transitional and [...]
The Oakland Workforce Investment Board and a consortium of four adult employment-training providers in Oakland – the Oakland Private Industry Council, Lao Family Community Development, the Unity Council, and the English Center – have been [...]
Whether the proposed massive Coliseum City project would manage to save any of Oakland’s three major sports franchises is uncertain. There are a lot of questions in the air about where the A’s and [...]
In-home care workers, union members, and seniors rallied outside the State building in downtown Oakland on Wednesday chanting, “Overtime is overdue,” demanding that Gov. Jerry Brown keep his promise of overtime pay for workers who [...]
The U.S. market for legal cannabis grew 74% percent in 2014 to $2.7 billion, up from $1.5 billion in 2013 making it the fastest growing industry in the country, according to a report issued by [...]
By David Siders, Sacramento Bee Last year, after the Food and Drug Administration approved a breakthrough new drug for hepatitis C, health officials around the country warned of dire consequences for state budgets.
A global logistics hub envisioned for Oakland’s decommissioned army base took a big step forward when the Port of Oakland and Union Pacific Railroad start construction to link the site the railroad’s main line. “Connecting [...]
Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH recently held a Wall Street Project Economic Summit to bring together the power of Main Street, Wall Street and Silicon Valley. Hosted at the Sheraton Times Square in New York City, [...]
This commentary was submitted by Michael McCauley, Consumers Union; Bruce Mirken & Paul Goodman, Greenlining Institute; Tracy Rosenberg, Media Alliance; Mindy Spatt, TURN; and, Sarah Swanbeck, Common Cause.