Oakland’s renegotiated trash deal may mean better rates and services for the city’s residents. But the agreement does not settle whether Oakland’s food waste will end up in a landfill or be diverted to East [...]
The City of Vallejo achieved victory yesterday against the multimillion-dollar lawsuit brought by Green Valley customers to lower their water bills. Superior Court Judge Arvid Johnson dismissed the suit, rejecting each of its 12 legal [...]
The Oakland City Attorney this week sued the absentee owners of the West Grand Hotel, a single room occupancy rental property that has a reputation for for drug activity and unsafe, inhumane living conditions. For [...]
Mare Island is home to many businesses and headquarters, warehouse and manufacturing plants and other industrial marvels, which service not only the Bay Area, but also the national and international markets. Earthquake Protection Systems, Inc. [...]
By Octavia Sun UC Berkeley is in the midst of a lighting project that aims to conserve energy and save money by replacing light fixtures in buildings across campus.The initiative is a part of the [...]
As Richmond’s City Council considered whether or not to approve the Chevron Refinery Modernization Project, a group of community residents and Chevron workers expressed their support of the $1 billion project at a public hearing [...]
The contract for the demolition and abatement of North Mare Island Building 755 was awarded to Silverado Contractors, Inc. of Oakland with City Council approval on July 8.Silverado Contractors provides a full spectrum of demolition [...]
San Francisco became the first major city in the U.S. to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on public property this week, taking the lead in a national effort to curb waste.
Solano County Transit (SolTrans) and its contracted operator, National Express Transit Services Corporation, have been awarded the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Gold Award for Excellence in Safety Achievement.
The Foothill Seminary commercial corridor is going to get a facelift. In 2004, District 6 Councilmember Desley Brooks, in partnership with David Glover of OCCUR and the City of Oakland, applied for a Metropolitan Transportation [...]