The City Council’s Public Safety Committee on Tuesday voted to continue discussing proposals to reform Oakland Police Department (OPD) hiring and recruitment practices to enable more local residents to become OPD officers.
A number of residents are raising questions about a City Council Community and Economic Development (CED) decision this week to create a small business task force.
Maxine Ussery, a Black woman over 80 years of age, and her husband and brother, have received an eviction notice to vacate the property their father Ananias Willis left to them.
Confusion and disagreement over the way the city allocates its federal funding for low- and moderate-income neighborhoods has some residents worried that their neighborhood will not be getting proper say in the allocation process.
Oaklanders are being asked to vote in November for a $600-million infrastructure bond to enhance streets, sidewalks, lighting and sewers. But is the City Council willing step up to guarantee before November that the [...]
The NAACP, in conjunction with Oakland Alliance of Black Educators, Elders of Oakland, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce and Pastor Gerald Agee, will host a candidate forum Monday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 [...]
This week’s Post Salon, “Jobs AND African Americans,” will be held Sunday, Sept. 11, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in Oakland. &nb
Every OUSD student will be assured free tuition their first semester at any of the four Peralta community colleges in the East Bay. “Our intention is to empower organizations that help inspire, boost academic [...]
Community members are angry over what they are calling unjust treatment of Gigi Crowder, who is being terminated from her job after serving the African American and other ethnic communities as the Ethnic Services Manager [...]
By Wanda Ravernell Oakland showed its love for a young local musician who sets up his trap drums on a patch of grass near Grand Avenue and Macarthur Boulevard at Lake Merritt and sets [...]