Oakland may become the only place in the nation where job opportunities for young people are written into a city’s franchise agreement to pick up the trash.As part of the Oakland City Council’s recent 10-year [...]
By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News As recently as 2001, Saru Jayaraman admitted Thursday in Wheeler Auditorium, she was just another “oblivious, happy consumer,” a recent arrival in New York City dining out as often [...]
Connected with the implementation of the Oakland’s garbage agreement is the unsettled question of when the city’s agent Phil Tagami will turn over property at the Oakland Army Base Development so that California Waste Solutions [...]
Race – more than any other demographic factor – determines levels of individual educational achievement, health and life expectancy, possibility of incarceration, and wealth in the United States.
Like many people, Yolanda Jones has undergone a fair share of personal tragedy. She was a victim of domestic violence for 14 years while also working to raise her disabled son who was has cerebral [...]
Fisher Realtors has expanded to include a commercial realty division headed up by Cory Lawrence, formerly of Cushman & Wakefield of California. Lawrence is widely known for handling and high-dollar commercial real estate developments in [...]
College Square Shopping Center, located at Pershing Avenue and March Lane, is 37-years old and beginning to show its age. But the 126,000 square feet of storefronts will soon receive a face-lift.
A number of Oakland fast-food workers walked off their jobs Thursday to support demands for wage increases of $15 an hour and union rights at a rally inside the Oakland McDonald’s at Telegraph Avenue and [...]
The Post sent questions this week to the City Administrator focusing on the commitments of the city and its agent to giving local businesses a home at the $1.2 billion Oakland Army Base development.
In the current economic struggle where people are vying for jobs, and the unemployment rate remains high, CallSocket is an Oakland company that stands out for its commitment to hiring Oakland residents and providing them [...]