Several members of the Oakland Board of Education are balking at a proposal of the Oakland Unified School District administration to place a charter high school on the same campus as Westlake Middle School, leading [...]
Several local Latino organizations filed a complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Civil Rights against the Oakland Unified School District for failing to provide adequate education to English Language Learner students.
The Oakland City Council voted Wednesday night to go ahead with the hotly contested sale of a one-acre parcel of public land to a local developer and his out-of-state partner to build a luxury apartment [...]
“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labor.” Ecclesiastes 4:9 (KJV) “And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” [...]
Entrepreneur Geoffrey Pete, owner of the well-known nightspot Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, was recognized as a “Pillar” of the community at the recent 9th Annual Oakland Indie Awards. “An Oakland cornerstone, Geoffrey’s has opened its doors [...]
June 19 marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day when the enslaved people in Texas received news from Union soldiers that not only was the Civil War over, but that they had been freed [...]
Despite vocal opposition of some community residents, the Oakland Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to demolish Marcus Foster School in West Oakland and build an industrial-style kitchen to provide healthy meals to [...]
Coliseum Lexus has announced its renewed commitment to environmental responsibility and green business practices. In addition to supporting a series of local Earth Day events in Oakland and Alameda last month, the dealership recommends [...]
Community members and the family of Demouria Hogg are calling on the Oakland Police Department and City of Oakland officials to release police-recorded videos that will reveal exactly what happened last Saturday morning in the [...]
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson is monitoring how the Oakland Police Department (OPD) is handling the investigations of three officer-involved shootings this year, including the killing this past weekend of Demouria Hogg, 30, of Hayward.