A national petition has gathered over 7,000 signatures in less than a week, calling on BART to drop the charges against 14 African American “Black Lives Matter” protesters who are facing misdemeanors and as much [...]
In advance of six games in the Bay Area, two stars of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters and youth with disabilities played wheelchair basketball Wednesday afternoon at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland.
Tuesday was a day to celebrate the changing of the guard in Oakland, as Mayor Libby Schaaf, three councilmembers, three school boardmembers and the new city auditor were sworn in.
By Doni Bloomfield, Bloomberg Business Gave your kids smartphones for the holidays? You might want to reconsider their bedtime. Children who slept in the same room as small screens such as smartphones got almost 21 [...]
The Oakland City Council is calling a meeting in January to discuss the meaning of the Black Lives Matter movement for Oakland and what reforms the city must make to protect the human rights of [...]
USF Dons basketball and baseball are in line for major upgrades, thanks to a $5 million pledge to USF Athletics —the largest in the program’s history. The pledge, by Board of Trustees Chairman Tom Malloy [...]
Community members and elected officials attended the Swearing-In Ceremony on Tuesday for Shamann Walton, who was elected in November to the San Francisco Board of Education.
By Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland City Council President The East Bay Express (EBX) has been investigating me for the last nine months – digging into my personal life, my work in Richmond and on the [...]
The Veteran Resource Program (VRP) in Richmond has received a $12,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation. The VRP helps veterans with housing, benefits, education and employment. Earlier this year, a proposal was submitted [...]
District 3 Councilmember Lynette McElhaney appears to have the necessary votes to become the next president of the Oakland City Council. Councilmembers will elect the new president and vice mayor at the swearing [...]