Mayor Jean Quan, along with education leaders, faith leaders, city staff and the Black Young Democrats of the East Bay presented a resolution to the City Council Tuesday honoring the outgoing Superintendent of the Oakland [...]
The relay team of girls 8-years old and under of the East Oakland Track Group (EOTG) competed in the West Coast Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics Track & Field Meet last weekend in Reno, Nevada. [...]
By Vanessa Ochavillo, Sacramento Bee At Krazy Mary’s Boutique in midtown Sacramento, owner Mary Kawano is already accommodating the state’s new minimum wage of $9 a hour, which went into effect Tuesday.
A push by a community coalition asking the Oakland City Council to put a police accountability commission measure on the November ballot was always a long shot.
City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan is calling upon the city to end disparities in awarding contracts to women- and minority-owned businesses in Oakland. In an open letter to the mayor and city administrator, [...]
Mayor Jean Quan is holding her official campaign kickoff at a “We Rise Together” event Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Laney College Theater, 900 Fallon St. in Oakland
Well-known motivational speaker and author Tawana Williams will be appearing in the Bay Area in July. Williams was born without arms and impaired use of her legs due to the drug Thalidomide, which was given [...]
Alameda County’s successful “Farm Stand” program, which brings locally grown fresh produce to neighborhoods where this kind of healthy food may not be readily available, is expanding this week with the launch of a fourth [...]
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act that was signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, faith leaders, elected officials, community members, and activists assembled together at the Beebee Memorial Cathedral in Oakland [...]
City Councilmember Noel Gallo is coming under a lot of pressure for backing a proposal by a community coalition that wants the City Council to put a charter amendment on the November ballot to create [...]