Twenty-four World War II veterans and their guardians traveled on an Honor Flight, all-expenses paid, three-day trip to Washington, DC, to see the WWII Memorial. Their trip was part of a mission from the Honor [...]
Councilmembers passed a resolution guaranteeing local hiring for Oaklanders on city-funded projects at Thursday’s Rules and Legislation committee, forwarding the jobs policy resolution to next week’s Community and Economic Development Committee. &
Now that the City of Oakland has approved a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, activists are hitting the streets to talk with residents and to collect signatures for their campaign.
When Oakland resident Rosa Aqeel first heard about protests over an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota, she immediately felt compelled to show her support.
Fifteen years ago – just three days after the horrific 9/11 terrorist attacks – Congress quickly began discussing whether or not the president should be able to take military action against any country or person [...]
The following is an open letter describing the platform of the African American Latino Action Alliance (AALAA) for the 2016 election cycle: We are African, Indigenous and Latino men organized to improve mental, economic [...]
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2819, a measure that will prevent innocent tenants from potential credit damage and being blacklisted following an eviction lawsuit.
Immigrant rights activists introduced a resolution to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning, demanding that the county uphold due process for immigrants and undocumented residents who are arrested and sent to county jail.
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.