Voters in Berkeley will have an opportunity on Nov. 4 to decide if they want to levy a tax on sugary beverages. The proposed “penny per ounce” tax in Berkeley, called Measure D, is backed [...]
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 [...]
The San Leandro Main Library will host an exhibit and live performance designed to honor and remember all those who have served in our nation’s armed force on Saturday, Nov. 15.
In the 11 years since the State of California declared the Oakland Unified School District bankrupt and seized complete control of district governance and finances, the state has not conducted an audit of the district’s [...]
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, [...]
The Port of Oakland has named Mike Zampa as Director of Communications, responsible for all internal and external communications at the nation’s fifth-busiest container sea port.Zampa has more than 25 years of communications experience, including [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
USS America (LHA 6), the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, arrived pierside in San Francisco Tuesday for Fleet Week in preparation for its commissioning ceremony on Saturday, Oct- 11.
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 [...]