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Gaye Cobb (left) and Assemblyman Rob Bonta

Assemblyman Bonta Calls on Congress to View Economic Recovery “with a Racial Equity Lens”

  Assemblymember Rob Bonta recently submitted a resolution to the State Assembly, asking “Congress to give policy makers the ability to view the economic recovery with a racial equity lens and ensure that our communities [...]
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USCF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Partners to Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Precision Medicine

A team at the Oakland and San Francisco campuses of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, UCSF, and UC Berkeley have been awarded $1.2 million o help advance precision medicine in the state.
Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal Update: Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Hold Key

Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal Update: Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Hold The Key November 29th Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Pivotal

The New Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal is taking shape, and with many of the issues that seemed to plague the process either completely resolved, or more likely to be by the time of the [...]
Hundreds of Oakland high school students lead a march through downtown to protest Donald Trump and his ideologies. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Hundreds of Oakland High Schoolers Walk Out of Class to Protest Trump

Nearly a thousand Oakland high school students walked out of class Monday morning in further protest of Donald Trump’s election and the ideologies on which he ran his campaign platform.
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Alameda County: $140 Million Health Grant Targets Needs of Homeless, “High Utilizers”

Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) has been awarded more than $140 million by the California Department of Health Care Services for an ambitious and innovative program that aims to improve health outcomes for [...]
Noel Gallo and Roseann Torres

Oakland Incumbents Overcome Challengers in School Board and City Council Races

In Oakland’s school board and City Council races, incumbents managed to hold off challengers, leaving the status quo perhaps shaken but intact.   In District 3, which includes West Oakland, Lynette Gibson McElhaney held onto [...]