Efforts to keep coal out of Oakland made their way to Sacramento last week when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will ban state funding for coal-related projects.
In a city that continues to cope with high rates of pollution and poverty, Fathers & Families of San Joaquin and the Greenlining Institute have joined forces to engage Stockton advocates and residents in an [...]
Special to the Post The politics of CyberTran International’s Inc. (CTI) Ultra Light Rail Transit (ULRT) system is thick. “We don’t have engineering problems, our problems are political” said CTI President Dexter Vizinau. [...]
Oakland Port Scale, a small business that provides 24-hour truck scales, bathroom facilities and a convenience store for truckers and longshoremen at the Port of Oakland, will have to close its operations in October if [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a 2016-17 state budget that provides $10 million to help launch a statewide earthquake early-warning system.
In an historic victory for environmental activists and local communities, the City Council voted unanimously at a heated council meeting this week to ban large amounts of coal from being stored and handled in Oakland.
This week with bipartisan support the California Assembly passed AB 1550 (Gomez), designed to ensure that the benefits of California’s climate change policies reach the communities and households that need them most.
By Derrick Muhammad, ILWU Local 10 Dear Mayor Schaaf and City Council members, I’m a longshoreman and elected Secretary-Treasurer of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 10. After much discussion, my union [...]
The Oakland City Council is set to make its decision on June 27 on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland. After the vote on Monday, the council will still have to vote [...]
By Rena Rickles, Street Spirit More than 400 customers of Alliance Metals, a West Oakland recycling center, will lose their only source of income once the center is closed down in August due to complaints [...]