The Oakland City Council this week unanimously approved a feasibility study to establish a public bank that would operate in the public interest, giving low-interest loans to small and medium-sized businesses and help fund affordable [...]
By Kathleen Maclay, UC Berkeley News Have you applied for and received a rebate from California’s clean vehicle incentive program? If so, odds are you live in a high-income neighborhood and not one with a [...]
The next Post Salon, Sunday, Dec. 4, will discuss two important question: What would a Public Bank mean for Oakland, and how should Oakland go about picking a new schools’ superintendent?
A free, award-winning job training program that prepares local residents for high-paying careers in industrial facilities has opened for registration, with classes starting Jan. 23 and ending June 20, 2017, according to Chevron Richmond, which [...]
Oakland manufacturer Key Source International has been presented with the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) Innovation Award, sponsored by American Hospital Association, in recognition of its smart keyboard, designed to aid in the control [...]
The City of San Leandro is projected to save $2.1 million over the next 13 years by refinancing $15.8 million in existing bond debt. The refinancing supports the council’s first goal “to place the [...]
The dispute over Oakland’s new cannabis regulations is fundamentally an argument over fairness. Does equity require that the city’s cannabis business licenses be granted to the “pioneers” who came to Oakland to set up [...]
Assemblymember Rob Bonta recently submitted a resolution to the State Assembly, asking “Congress to give policy makers the ability to view the economic recovery with a racial equity lens and ensure that our communities [...]
Urban Habitat has released a new policy brief, “Race, Inequality, and the Resegregation of the Bay Area,” revealing the new geography of race and class segregation throughout the region.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Bay Area Toll Authority Oversight Committee has authorized the award of a $27.2 million contract to O.C. Jones and Sons Inc. of Berkeley to construct both a third eastbound lane [...]