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Mayoral Candidates Back Measure Z for Public Safety

Five candidates for Oakland mayor held a press conference to express their unanimous support this week to support a “Yes” vote on Measure Z, Oakland’s public safety tax measure. Measure Z is designed to replace [...]
Peaceful protesters march in Ferguson, Mo. with signs that read "[Gov.] Nixon doesn't care about Black kids," "Can I live," and "Truth is on the side of the oppressed."

Youth Delegation Travels to Ferguson for National Weekend of Resistance

Four Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center young people will travel this week to Ferguson, Missouri to join in a national effort to stand united against police violence and excessive use of force in Ferguson, [...]
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Nurses Welcome Council Decision to Reallocate Funds to Doctors Medical Center

  At Tuesday’s Richmond City Council meeting, Registered Nurses, hospital staff and community members asked council members to reallocate $15 million of a $90 million community benefit agreement with Chevron USA, to Doctors Medical Center [...]
Governor Jerry Brown (r) says Libby Schaaf (l) is the most "practical" candidate in Oakland's mayoral race. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Governor Brown Endorses Libby Schaaf for Mayor of Oakland

As the race for mayor of Oakland comes down to the wire, Governor Jerry Brown this week announced he is endorsing Councilmember Libby Schaaf. Brown, former mayor of Oakland, said that Schaaf is the most [...]
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Vallejo Housing Receives HUD Funding to Provide Homeless Veterans Rental Assistance

The Vallejo Housing Authority (VHA) will be receiving funding to provide tenant-based rental assistance vouchers to 13 homeless veterans. The vouchers will be provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and [...]