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Mayoral Candidates Back Measure Z for Public Safety

Five candidates for Oakland mayor held a press conference to express their unanimous support this week to support a “Yes” vote on Measure Z, Oakland’s public safety tax measure. Measure Z is designed to replace [...]
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78-year old Body Builder Keynotes Seniors Health and Wellness Event, Oct. 25

UnitedHealthcare will presents its newest event series, “A Better You”, on Saturday, October 25 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Preservation Park’s Nile Hall, 668 13th Street in Oakland. Er
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Loma Prieta Earthquake: 25 Years Later

By Steve Hockensmith and Anthony Lazarus, SFSU News Geologists and engineers aren’t the only ones who learn something from seismic events. Since the major Bay Area quake of 1989, the experts who study how people [...]
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School District Curriculum Website Still Offline in Censorship Dispute with Teachers

Oakland teachers are still waiting to see if the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will re-establish a curriculum website that provided federally funded history curriculum units that encouraged students to study and evaluate social justice [...]
The West Oakland Job Resource Center is designed to assist job seekers in gaining employment with jobs on the Army Base.

Tagami Develops Amnesia on Promises to Hire West Oakland Workers

City agent and Army Base developer Phil Tagami of CCIG lashed out recently in an email newsletter against West Oakland community and environmental activist Margaret Gordon as one of a “handful of critics” who have [...]
Photo of EBMUD digester at the Oakland Army Base plant.

Plan to Turn Garbage into Green Energy Awaits Waste Management OK 

Oakland’s renegotiated trash deal may mean better rates and services for the city’s residents. But the agreement does not settle whether Oakland’s food waste will end up in a landfill or be diverted to East [...]