Mayor Jean Quan, along with education leaders, faith leaders, city staff and the Black Young Democrats of the East Bay presented a resolution to the City Council Tuesday honoring the outgoing Superintendent of the Oakland [...]
The relay team of girls 8-years old and under of the East Oakland Track Group (EOTG) competed in the West Coast Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics Track & Field Meet last weekend in Reno, Nevada. [...]
By Vanessa Ochavillo, Sacramento Bee At Krazy Mary’s Boutique in midtown Sacramento, owner Mary Kawano is already accommodating the state’s new minimum wage of $9 a hour, which went into effect Tuesday.
Solano County Transit (SolTrans) and its contracted operator, National Express Transit Services Corporation, have been awarded the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Gold Award for Excellence in Safety Achievement.
Hospice of San Joaquin has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospice care.
The Port of Stockton recently announced that it will be offering free, two-hour boat tours of the Port’s facilities this summer. “More than $1 billion of cargo crosses our docks every year, and this is [...]
By Jason Newman, Rolling Stone Bobby Womack, whose career spanned seven decades, died last Friday at age 70. The son of two musicians, Womack began his career as a member of Curtis Womack and the [...]
A push by a community coalition asking the Oakland City Council to put a police accountability commission measure on the November ballot was always a long shot.
City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan is calling upon the city to end disparities in awarding contracts to women- and minority-owned businesses in Oakland. In an open letter to the mayor and city administrator, [...]
Mayor Jean Quan is holding her official campaign kickoff at a “We Rise Together” event Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Laney College Theater, 900 Fallon St. in Oakland