“An item that would not come before the voters before November is not urgent,” said Council President McElhaney. A heated debate took place at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council meeting on a procedural motion on [...]
Councilmember Larry Reid’s resolution to recommend that any unspent city funds go to nonprofits that provide job services to the unemployed passed unanimously at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. &
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to set a date for a final decision on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland. The decision is set for a special City Council meeting [...]
Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition recently hosted their Push Tech 2020 Summit, promoting diversity in the tech industry at the San Francisco Marriot Marquis on Friday, April 22. The conference is the culmination of Jackson’s [...]
A group of about 10 hunger strikers have taken up camp in San Francisco in front of the Mission Police Station to protest the recent fatal officer-involved shootings, calling on Mayor Ed Lee to [...]
Councilmember-at-Large Rebecca Kaplan this week requested that the city council’s Rules and Legislation Committee schedule a public hearing on the health and safety impacts of coal in Oakland with options for the City Council to [...]
The Educational Coalition for Hispanics in Oakland (ECHO) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) on Saturday, April 30, from noon to 3 p.m. will honor over 2,500 Latino students who have maintained a cumulative [...]
During a committee meeting Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Libby Schaaf’s staff admitted responsibility for failing to apply for a $2 million federal grant to provide summer jobs for Oakland youth.
By Carol A. Curtis, NCNW National Council of Negro Women Inc. (NCNW) Northern California Sections sponsored a Membership Engagement Workshop Friday, April 22 at the West Oakland Library.
The East Bay Regional Park District is offering outdoor day camps for kids and youth at a number of convenient locations. Park’N It Day Camp takes place in a different Regional Park each week, [...]