By Dante J. James The City of Oakland created the Department of Race and Equity in 2015, reflecting the city’s recognition and acknowledgment that racial disparities exist—they are systemic—and it is time to [...]
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote education, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) recently announced the launch of its fourth annual PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship program.
By Jorge Lerma A disturbing new video has surfaced showing security guards at Fremont High in Oakland roughing up and handcuffing a student in the school’s [...]
Over 300 job seekers showed up at the West Oakland library Monday, Jan. 25, eager to apply for multiple positions with AC Transit, which is currently recruiting for bus operators, service employees and journey level [...]
Speakers at January’s Post Salon examined what Oaklanders as a community can do to solve one of the largest crises facing the city: out-of-control rent increases and evictions that are driving families out of their [...]
Over a hundred community members crowded the city council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee meeting Tuesday to react a staff report on the feasibility and implementation strategy of a citywide impact fee proposal. <
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson, who has been overseeing the Oakland Police Department (OPD) for almost a dozen years, has issued a new order reinstating a “court investigator” to look into the city’s failure to institute [...]
The Coalition for Police Accountability is hosting a town hall meeting to discuss recent interactions between residents and the Oakland Police Department (OPD). The meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. to [...]
Pretty much everyone in Oakland recognizes that commercial and residential rents are running out of control, and longtime residents are being forced out of the city at alarming rates.
Walmart announced Friday that is closing 269 stores worldwide – including the stores on Edgemont Drive in Oakland – as it sharpens its focus on its supercenters and e-commerce business.