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 [...]
By Mary Kenny, SFSU News Two years ago, an exploration of U.S. perceptions about Canadian sexual politics took Professor Marc Stein on a journey that led him to a new understanding of lesbian, gay, [...]
Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) invites highly motivated young women who are passionate about making a difference in their communities to apply for its Dezie Woods Jones (DWJ) Public Policy Fellowship program.
By Polly Seaberry Rev. Henry C. Williams is pointing the way to reparations as a partial economic solution for African Americans. He wants to reach churchgoers, students, families and media outlets to generate interest [...]
Pretty much everyone in Oakland recognizes that commercial and residential rents are running out of control, and longtime residents are being forced out of the city at alarming rates.
Walmart announced Friday that is closing 269 stores worldwide – including the stores on Edgemont Drive in Oakland – as it sharpens its focus on its supercenters and e-commerce business.