Teachers, community members and students are complaining that the Oakland Unified School District has violated academic freedom when it unilaterally, without any public discussion, shut down an “Urban Dreams” website, containing 27 units of federally [...]
By Brian Rinker Rosevelt Jones never imagined he’d ever have a job. He thought himself destined for a hard life on the streets of Oakland and in and out of jail. That changed when Jones [...]
The City Council voted this week to place a charter amendment on the November ballot that would strengthen Oakland’s Public Ethics Commission, creating a more muscular agency with a larger staff and budget to enforce [...]
The Oakland Athletics will contribute $3,600 to fund college tours, supplies and incentives for 30 Richmond children and youth participating in the Richmond Police Department’s (RPD) “Straight A’s Club.” “The
The City Council on Wednesday night approved an agreement with the Oakland A’s, though they did make some revisions, which could jeopardize the lease that already had been negotiated.
The West Oakland Specific Plan, designed to guide and encourage residential, commercial and industrial development on 1,900 acres of land next to downtown Oakland, was approved at the City Council this week.Some community members wanted [...]
To address the significant number of cell phone robberies occurring in the City of Oakland, Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney introduced an ordinance to ban Automated Purchasing Machines.These self-operating buy-back kiosks, which exist in five Bay [...]
Councilmember Noel Gallo, who represents the Fruitvale District, is seeking to promote a alliance between Oakland and San Francisco to pressure the federal government and involve local churches to provide humanitarian aid to Central American [...]
Some new and diverse businesses are coming to Oakland to create jobs and strengthen our economy. First up Sears sold the former Capwell building at 20th & Broadway to Lane partners, a Menlo Park real [...]
While my desire to be a lawyer was a mere dream, it became real on the day that my family and I lost my childhood home.