Living Jazz will present the 13th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “In the Name of Love,” on Sunday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr. [...]
Many long-time educators and Oakland parents are raising serious questions about a new Oakland Unified School District plan to turn over five schools – including three East and West Oakland high schools – to charters [...]
By Krystal Curtis, Laney College student Growing up in San Francisco, people in the community became accustomed to the violence, trends, music, and everything the media was teaching us. I came from an area known [...]
A national petition has gathered over 7,000 signatures in less than a week, calling on BART to drop the charges against 14 African American “Black Lives Matter” protesters who are facing misdemeanors and as much [...]
In advance of six games in the Bay Area, two stars of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters and youth with disabilities played wheelchair basketball Wednesday afternoon at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland.
Tuesday was a day to celebrate the changing of the guard in Oakland, as Mayor Libby Schaaf, three councilmembers, three school boardmembers and the new city auditor were sworn in.
The Oakland City Council is calling a meeting in January to discuss the meaning of the Black Lives Matter movement for Oakland and what reforms the city must make to protect the human rights of [...]
Everybody wants to be successful, but what can you do to become successful? You will have to do one or multiple things that are not just focused on yourself but can also benefit others. Rajaee [...]
Although the new law is not effective until July 1, 2015, employers in California will need to begin carefully reviewing any sick leave or paid time off policies, as well as payroll and wage statement [...]
By Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland City Council President The East Bay Express (EBX) has been investigating me for the last nine months – digging into my personal life, my work in Richmond and on the [...]