The City of Oakland this week voted unanimously to enter into a one-year exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) with Orton Development to renovate the historic Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center next to Lake Merritt.
A group of neighbors who are leading the fight against the luxury apartment tower by Lake Merritt – Eastlake United for Justice – is saying it is determined to keep public pressure on [...]
As hundreds rallied at Oakland City Hall Tuesday protesting possible coal shipments through the developing Oakland Army Base, health concerns were one of the key issues that people raised.
A coalition of environmental groups, concerned residents and local leaders held a rally on the steps of City Hall Tuesday demanding, “No coal in Oakland,” opposing a potential project to export the fossil fuel [...]
President Barack Obama visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma on Thursday, July 16, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.
Laney College, Merritt College, College of Alameda and Berkeley City College – the four community colleges that make up the Peralta Community College District – have been issued warnings and imposed probations by [...]
Almost six weeks after the shooting death of Demouria Hogg, the Oakland Police Department and the City of Oakland have not released information related to the killing, including the name of the OPD officer who [...]
The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF) announced on Tuesday that it is donating $34 million to a number of Oakland nonprofit community organizations, a gift of an anonymous donor.
Sunday marked the beginning of a weeklong faith-based campaign to spread a message of resistance against bigotry and acts of systemic violence. Hundreds of churches, mosques and temples across the country are participating in the [...]
The City of Oakland has quietly issued a new notice offering to sell or lease a city-owned parcel on East 12th Street near Lake Merritt that has been in limbo since the council pulled [...]