On Monday, October 17th, Oakland Raiders Owner Mark Davis will stand with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, perhaps Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson, and other local elected officials (The Mayor of Las Vegas Carolyn Goodman [...]
Community members and activists from the Chinatown Coalition are calling for changes in how the City and Planning Commission make development decisions. The group says all city development projects should be passed with signed [...]
By Larry C. White Jerry Brown was mayor of Oakland in 2003 when the Oakland Police Department was put under the supervision of federal Judge Thelton Henderson as fallout from the “Riders” scandal. &
There are few media outlets that exist purely to support and raise the voices of the homeless community. “Street Spirit,” a newspaper serving the Bay Area’s homeless, breaks mainstream media trends by reporting on [...]
The City Council will vote Tuesday on a resolution to guarantee jobs for unemployed and underemployed African American and women workers who have long been left out of opportunities to work on city-funded construction projects.
Campaign finance statements of Oakland City Council candidates were officially released last week, revealing large unpaid expenses in at least one campaign and heavy contributions by real estate developers and the police union in others.
The Nevada Assembly was just about to vote on the bill for the proposed Las Vegas Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium, and including a $750 million subsidy ostensibly for billionaire Sheldon Adelson, when it [...]
The California Nurses Association (CAN) /National Nurses United has announced support for several initiatives on the California November ballot, including Proposition 63, to strengthen gun safety, and Proposition 62, the latest bid to repeal the [...]
In this era of global and social media, you can get a taste of what’s going on in every corner of the world. However, some of the best happenings are right in your own [...]
Rebecca Kaplan’s campaign for re-election to the Oakland City Council At-Large seat has received major new endorsements, including noted commentator, environmental justice advocate, and opponent of mass incarceration Van Jones and the Democratic Party.