A federal judge ruled this week against a class action lawsuit to overturn San Francisco’s bail bond system because –typical of bail systems throughout the country – it keeps people awaiting trial in jail simply [...]
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote education, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) recently announced the launch of its fourth annual PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship program.
Villarosa Media, founded by a family with over 50 years of combined journalism and literary experience, is seeking to produce quality fiction and nonfiction books primarily by and about African Americans and the African diaspora.
Registered nurses and Marin community members held a candlelight vigil at Marin General Hospital Wednesday to highlight growing concerns over unsafe staffing levels and reductions in the quality of patient care.
By Melinda Myers Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. From microgreens to tomatoes, it is possible to grow produce indoors. Microgreens are a quick and easy way to add some flavor [...]
Over 300 job seekers showed up at the West Oakland library Monday, Jan. 25, eager to apply for multiple positions with AC Transit, which is currently recruiting for bus operators, service employees and journey level [...]
Speakers at January’s Post Salon examined what Oaklanders as a community can do to solve one of the largest crises facing the city: out-of-control rent increases and evictions that are driving families out of their [...]
Over a hundred community members crowded the city council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee meeting Tuesday to react a staff report on the feasibility and implementation strategy of a citywide impact fee proposal. <
The Coalition for Police Accountability is hosting a town hall meeting to discuss recent interactions between residents and the Oakland Police Department (OPD). The meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. to [...]
By Casey Tolan, Fusion While the state government mobilizes a massive response to the water crisis in Flint, handing out bottled water and filters to residents affected by lead-contaminated tap water, undocumented residents here [...]