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Oakland’s Foothill-Seminary Area Will Get a Makeover

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 [...]
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Congresswoman Lee Applauds EPA’s Decision to Cut Power Plants Carbon Pollution

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) is praising the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon pollution standards for existing power plants. “The Obama Administration’s decision to begin cutting carbon emissions from power plants is an important step on [...]
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Activists Threaten to File Civil Rights Complaint Against Army Base Project Complaint could jeopardize $25 million in federal funds

Oakland community environmental leaders have notified the city that they are prepared to file a formal federal Title VI civil rights complaint over the negative impacts on air quality of the Oakland Army Base development [...]
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Dirty Energy / Clean Solutions: Climate Conference 2014 Kicks Off in San Francisco 

Professor Mark Jacobson of Stanford, author of a science-based plan to get to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050, opens “Dirty Energy/Clean Solutions,” a three-day Bay Area conference that looks at regional and statewide impacts [...]
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Grammy-winning Jazz Artists Featured at 2014 Brubeck Festival

The Brubeck Institute has announced a Grammy Award-winning lineup for its 13th annual Brubeck Festival, featuring Al Jarreau, Eddie Palmieri, and Terri Lyne Carrington in Stockton March 26-29.The Brubeck Festival is an annual event that [...]
Couples dance to live music at Vallejo's Juneteenth Celebration last year near the waterfront. The event is moving to City Park this year, six blocks from downtown to reduce expenses and accommodate more visitors, exhibitors and vendors. Photo by Angela Jones

Vallejo’s 26th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at New Location

Plans are underway for Vallejo’s 26th Annual Juneteenth Celebration scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 21.This year, the event moves from the Vallejo waterfront to City Park, six blocks from downtown at 425 Alabama [...]