Family members, along with their children and supporters, packed into the lobby of the office of Mayor Libby Schaaf in City Hall Thursday afternoon, demanding that the mayor take steps to provide emergency relief for [...]
Alice Dashiell passed away peacefully on June 14 at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland. She was born 97 years ago in Berkeley to Thomas Richard Griffin and Julia Moore Griffin.
Naturalization applications received by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services received 249,730 applications for naturalization between January and March of 2016, up 28 percent over the same period in 2015.
By Gary Reeves, After Sunday’s game, we all started to share our opinions about what should have happened in the game 7 loss. It’s easier said than done from the couch, bar or phone. [...]
Rev. Dr. Jasper Lowery, Jr. (center left) receives his award from Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney (center right), commending him on his 20 years of service and dedication to the community. He is the executive [...]
Popular restauranteur and entrepreneur, John Ivey, died of a massive stroke on June 21. He was 66 years old. As the owner of Ivey’s at Jack London Square and several other restaurants and lounges, [...]
By Derrick Muhammad, ILWU Local 10 Dear Mayor Schaaf and City Council members, I’m a longshoreman and elected Secretary-Treasurer of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 10. After much discussion, my union [...]
The following is an open letter to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf from the Oakland Black Officers Association: An Open Letter to Mayor Schaaf and the Oakland Community:
The Oakland City Council is set to make its decision on June 27 on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland. After the vote on Monday, the council will still have to vote [...]
For about six months, housing experts and tenants’ rights advocates have been pushing to place a renter protection initiative onto the November ballot, and now the Oakland City Council will vote next week on whether [...]