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City Considers Prompt Payment to Nonprofits

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 [...]
Rebecca Kaplan

“Rebecca Kaplan Will Advocate for All the People,” Say Community Leaders

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 [...]
MLK Freedom Center delegates Eric Fuller (left) and Maira Perez (right) with representatives from the Hands Up organization in Ferguson during the National Weekend of Resistance. Photo courtesy of MLK Freedom Center.

Youth Delegation Determined to Act Locally After Return from Ferguson

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, [...]
Chevron and DonorsChoose.org partnered to recognize teacher Kelly Fimbres of Peres Elementary School and her second grade class. Pictured: Mrs. Fimbres, Andrea Bailey (Chevron), Mike Wirth (Chevron) and Carolina Martin (DonorsChoose.org) with the second grade students at Peres Elementary.

Chevron and DonorsChoose.org Partner at Peres Elementary School

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 [...]
Bradley Moody

Officer Bradley A. Moody Memorial Underpass Project

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 [...]