A Job and Health Fair will be held Friday, June 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center of Hope Community Church at 8411 MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland.
By Rena Rickles, Street Spirit More than 400 customers of Alliance Metals, a West Oakland recycling center, will lose their only source of income once the center is closed down in August due to complaints [...]
After American Civil War broke out in April 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves to be freed in the Confederate States of America in rebellion and that the Union [...]
Scott Jackson, a 46-year-old African American law professor and candidate for judge on the June 7 ballot, has made diversifying the bench a key component of his campaign.
Community pressure has been mounting for the city to extend the temporary moratorium on rent increases and illegal evictions until the City Council takes decisive action to pass laws that provide long-term protections for Oakland’s [...]
The Post Salon will host a discussion Sunday June 19, of an Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) proposal to incorporate charter schools in the enrollment system for public schools in the city.
At least 250 community members and faith leaders packed Imani Community Church in Oakland on Thursday June 9, where they received public commitments from members of the the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to establish, [...]
Dozens of low-wage workers and housing rights advocates gave Mayor Libby Schaaf a wake up call at her house early Monday morning, demanding that she take urgent action to protect Oakland’s most vulnerable residents from [...]
A majority of City Council members are determined to find the money in the city budget to save the neighborhood job centers in East, West and Central Oakland that serve unemployed and underemployed workers.
By Robert Gammon, Oakland Magazine Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is facing the biggest challenge of her political career right now—and she’s failing badly. The Oakland Police Department’s horrid sexual misconduct scandal has already [...]