The Oakland Police Department (OPD) added a new Monthly Reports page to its website. The Monthly Reports page includes the Use of Force Report (force used by officers is reported here); the Staffing [...]
City Attorney Barbara J. Parker filed a federal lawsuit against Wells Fargo recently to recover damages caused by the Well Fargo’s Banks widespread predatory and discriminatory lending practices.
By Margaretta Lin The international peace leader Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us to write love letters to our elected officials. My mother taught her children that a true friend tells you what you [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced that the California Department of Justice has been awarded over $2 millions in federal grants to fight gang activity and the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine throughout [...]
The African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF) is holding two grand openings and a forum celebrating Black community self-determination. APEDF is finishing the renovations at the Uhuru House community center and opening it [...]
Oakland artist Antonio Ramos, 27, was shot and killed Tuesday while he was working on a mural under the 580 freeway in West Oakland. Police responded to the shooting on West St. at around [...]
Castlemont High School students celebrated Unity Day last week, attending workshops centered on the impacts of mass incarceration, gentrification, and racism on people of color in America.
Over one hundred people, most of them drummers, gathered in front of City Hall Monday evening to bring attention to what longtime Oaklanders feel is an increase in tensions between longtime residents and [...]
Media is now the way to reach people, and one group that is providing information is the Determination Media Group from West Oakland. These individuals have been highlighted by media coordinator Rafael Flores [...]
Angry, desperate and determined residents filled City Council chambers Wednesday evening for a public hearing that had been called to discuss Oakland’s housing crisis, demanding that councilmembers move beyond talk to take immediate action [...]