Oakland, CA – The Brooklyn Nets made a historic move by signing the first openly gay player in the NBA. However, Jason Collins is no new kid on the block, he’s been in the league [...]
The Oakland Private Industry Council (OPIC) will host a Career Fair at Eastmont Town Center on Friday, February 28 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Co-sponsored by Alameda County Social Services and East Bay Works, [...]
Commissioners of the Port of Oakland voted unanimously at their most recent meeting to give Phil Tagami’s team of developers an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) to bargain for the next six months to come up [...]
Mayor Jean Quan’s staff has recommended that no action be taken against Phil Tagami’s company, Rotunda Partners II, which is currently four months behind on its a 20-year $12 million loan with the City of [...]
It was about this time last year; I was driving and listening to one of the music radio stations in Phoenix, Ariz. The host of the particular show I was listening to took the obligatory [...]
Three generations of the Richardson and Johnson Families, representing the legacy and future of Marcus Books, met in the chambers of Mayor Ed Lee’s office on the morning of Feb. 13 as he signed-off on [...]
Four Oakland city councilmembers have joined a statewide coalition of community and civic leaders calling for the elimination of a major imbalance in California’s property tax law.
Residents and business owners on San Leandro Boulevard and Fruitvale Avenue woke up to find nearly 60 trees being planted up and down their streets by urban forest organization Urban Releaf.
As we celebrate Black History month, the HIV/AIDS community pays honor to a life and contribution of Junie Tate Sugar, an advocate for HIV/AIDS, and Transgender, who was found at dead on the job on [...]
Benjamin James Yerger December 8, 1930 -February 5, 2014 Ben died peacefully after being ill for several years. He was born in Hope, Arkansas to his parents Chester H. Yerger Sr. and Naomi L. Reddix [...]