By Janice Ewing It has recently been suggested that a feeling of harassment or hostility towards us exists at some of the senior centers here in Oakland.Some paid members and guests have been verbally discouraged [...]
The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]
First Presbyterian Church of Oakland will host a concert series, “Arts Under the Spire,” as the church celebrates 100th anniversary of its building. All concerts will feature the church’s Rosales Opus 16 organ.The first concert [...]
Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) will hold a summit in Emeryville on November 1st at the Hilton Garden Inn, located on 1800 Powell Street.
Dana King moved to Oakland after leaving KPIX-TV in 2012. When she is not working on her sculptures, she teaches journalism at Dominican University in San Rafael and volunteers at the Alameda County Probation Department.
Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks is giving holiday baskets to 1,000 Oakland families again this Thanksgiving. Brooks, along with sports agent Aaron Goodwin and The Goodwin Family Foundation, started adopting Oakland families six years ago [...]
Several of Oakland’s mayoral candidates have expressed interest in creating community wide action task forces that could potentially involve hundreds of Oakland residents in developing, passing and implementing policies that will affect the future of [...]
The City Council is considering an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that would ensure nonprofit organizations that do business with the City of Oakland receive payments for the work they do in a timely [...]
By Bishop Bob Jackson, Father Jay Matthews, Pastor Russell Duley We are writing today about the Oakland Mayor’s Race. We encourage you to vote for Bryan Parker. We think he is committed to [...]
Education leaders and local small business owners announced their support this week for Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan as their choice for Mayor of Oakland in the Nov. 4 election.Kaplan, the frontrunner in Oakland’s mayoral election [...]