The City Council is considering an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that would ensure nonprofit organizations that do business with the City of Oakland receive payments for the work they do in a timely [...]
By Bishop Bob Jackson, Father Jay Matthews, Pastor Russell Duley We are writing today about the Oakland Mayor’s Race. We encourage you to vote for Bryan Parker. We think he is committed to [...]
Education leaders and local small business owners announced their support this week for Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan as their choice for Mayor of Oakland in the Nov. 4 election.Kaplan, the frontrunner in Oakland’s mayoral election [...]
OCCUR held its inaugural David E. Glover Legacy Awards this week – a benefit for the David E. Glover Education & Technology Center – on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Impact Hub Oakland.
There’s no shortage of candidates for Mayor of Oakland to consider on Nov. 4, and Oakland businessman Saied Karamooz is making sure his candidacy counts.
AC Transit’s former General Manager Mary King and Cory LaVigne, the agency’s former Service Development and Planning Director, were honored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for their “exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation” during [...]
Three young delegates with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (MLKJFC) recently returned from St Louis and Ferguson, Missouri after a weekend of protest against police brutality organized by clergy, labor groups, educational organizations, [...]
Kelly Fimbres, who has been teaching for 10 years at Peres Elementary School in Richmond, thinks outside the box when it comes to her students. Over the years she has used DonorsChoose.org to fund over [...]
The City of Richmond’s Bradley A. Moody Memorial Underpass Project involves the construction of a roadway underpass on Marina Bay Parkway between Meeker Avenue and Regatta Boulevard. The project is designed to resolve long-standing access [...]
The founders of Bluxome Street Winery, Wonolo and TeacherBus recently organized a group of volunteers and bused them to Napa to assist earthquake victims. Volunteers met for coffee and breakfast at Bluxome Street Winery in [...]