The Oakland NAACP and Imani Youth Council will honor Aliya Hall with the Bronze ACT-SO award during a ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 3 p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave. [...]
In an interview last weekend on CNN, Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Libby Schaaf weighed in on growing national demands for police to wear body cameras in the wake of incessant reports [...]
Independent Monitor Robert Warshaw, federal Judge Thelton Henderson’s representative in Oakland, is putting a spotlight on police shootings in cases that may be “by the book” and “legally defensible” but result in injuries and [...]
A sea of smart phones rose above heads to capture singer-songwriter Kehlani Parrish’s dark, waist-length, wind-machine-blown hair flutter on stage during her July 26 show at Slim’s, the first of two sold-out engagements at [...]
Special to the Post Ayanna Banks, an Oakland Technical High senior studying in the school’s fashion academy, said she learned a lot about time management during her internship at The Pear Tree Preschool. [...]
By Post Staff Oakland neighbors held at least 560 block parties Tuesday evening, part of National Night Out, a popular and growing annual celebration in neighborhoods and cities across the country.
By Cat Brooks In the early morning hours of June 6, Demouria Hogg, a Black man and father of three, was sleeping in his vehicle at the Lakeshore Avenue exit off the 580 [...]
The Oakland school district is doing parent outreach and conducting a publicity campaign to let families know that the first day of school is earlier than usual this year – Monday, Aug. 24.
Responding to demands for policy change that would address police misconduct and better protect the lives of Oakland citizens, the City Council’s Public Safety Committee recently approved an ordinance that will affirm the right [...]
President Obama this week announced 10 new TechHire Communities, including Oakland, which has committed to placing 400 individuals in paid internships or full-time jobs by the end of 2015.