Teachers, community members and students are complaining that the Oakland Unified School District has violated academic freedom when it unilaterally, without any public discussion, shut down an “Urban Dreams” website, containing 27 units of federally [...]
Solano Public Health and Touro University have teamed up with the North Bay Athletic Association to promote healthy beverage choices with the young gymnasts who train there.
By Brian Rinker Rosevelt Jones never imagined he’d ever have a job. He thought himself destined for a hard life on the streets of Oakland and in and out of jail. That changed when Jones [...]
The City Council voted this week to place a charter amendment on the November ballot that would strengthen Oakland’s Public Ethics Commission, creating a more muscular agency with a larger staff and budget to enforce [...]
The contract for the demolition and abatement of North Mare Island Building 755 was awarded to Silverado Contractors, Inc. of Oakland with City Council approval on July 8.Silverado Contractors provides a full spectrum of demolition [...]
The City Council on Wednesday night approved an agreement with the Oakland A’s, though they did make some revisions, which could jeopardize the lease that already had been negotiated.
The West Oakland Specific Plan, designed to guide and encourage residential, commercial and industrial development on 1,900 acres of land next to downtown Oakland, was approved at the City Council this week.Some community members wanted [...]
Today, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Veterans Employee Resource Group awarded 10 scholarships totaling $55,000 to college and college-bound students. The ceremony was held at San Francisco’s Pacific Energy Center. Last year, PG&E’s ERGs [...]
Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) announced Alameda-based Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) will receive a $899,841grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to increase enrollment and retention of women in community [...]
To address the significant number of cell phone robberies occurring in the City of Oakland, Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney introduced an ordinance to ban Automated Purchasing Machines.These self-operating buy-back kiosks, which exist in five Bay [...]