Sharing his vision for the future, newly appointed West Oakland Health Council (WHOC) CEO Benjamin Pettus says “a change is coming” at the health center, which will mark its 50th anniversary in 2017. &
In an historic victory for environmental activists and local communities, the City Council voted unanimously at a heated council meeting this week to ban large amounts of coal from being stored and handled in Oakland.
San Leandro’s Recreation and Human Services Department is hosting a Hearing Health Presentation by Dr. Beth Ehrlich, Au.D and Dr. Kenneth Smith, Ph.D. on Thursday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at [...]
This week with bipartisan support the California Assembly passed AB 1550 (Gomez), designed to ensure that the benefits of California’s climate change policies reach the communities and households that need them most.
By Derrick Muhammad, ILWU Local 10 Dear Mayor Schaaf and City Council members, I’m a longshoreman and elected Secretary-Treasurer of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 10. After much discussion, my union [...]
The Oakland City Council is set to make its decision on June 27 on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland. After the vote on Monday, the council will still have to vote [...]
West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is working to make sure that no child in West Contra Costa County goes hungry when schools are closed this summer.
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News If you rage with frustration during a marital spat, watch your blood pressure. If you keep a stiff upper lip, watch your back.
By Mitzi Baker, UCSF News We now know that men and women have very unique health risks and outcomes, but that wasn’t the case 20 years ago, when most health research was done on [...]
The West Oakland Church of Christ, at 1031 12th St. in Oakland is hosting a community service ministry, which includes a free grocery giveaway on the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to [...]