By Pamela Hall, ACCE State Board Member In November this year, the city of Oakland will be considering passing an impact fee, a one-time fee imposed on developers that ensures private developers pay their [...]
Lance Jackson, a $30,000-a-month, $360,000-a-year consultant hired by the Oakland Unified School District, has entered his second school year at the helm of the district’s Facilities Planning and Management Department.
McClymonds High School is making new waves with the reopening this week of its school pool this week, which has been shuttered for eight years. For community members who have mobilized to preserve [...]
Yuvette Henderson’s family, represented by civil rights attorney Dan Siegel, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Emeryville and two police officers responsible for the death of Henderson. <
The Department of Race and Equity, which was initiated by councilmember Desley Brooks, will be heard before the Finance Committee at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 10 at City Hall.
Berkeley High School students walked out of classes, rallied on campus and marched to UC Berkeley yesterday in the wake of news that a racist threat calling for the lynching of Black people was discovered [...]
Oakland Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) will be celebrating its five-year anniversary by “Honoring the Fighters” on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m., recognizing those who are struggling day in [...]
Black Women Stirring the Waters (BWSTW) is hosting a community forum, “When Violence Challenges the Education of Young African American Women,” Sunday, Nov. 15, 1:30 p.m. at Lake Park, 1850 Alice St. in Oakland.
The smooth velvety voices of The Whispers will come back to the Bay Area Nov. 28 at Oakland’s Paramount Theater. Presented by Bay Area Productions, The Whispers’ “Home for the Holidays” concert will feature [...]
By Len Raphael By now, every Oakland homeowner should have received their property tax bill. There are several items in small print to look at because they could save them from $95 to $410 [...]