Desley Brooks has won reelection as the District 6 member of the Oakland City Council. In the unofficial ranked choice count issued on Thursday, she received 55.1 percent of the vote.
Laney College is now enrolling for the winter Intersession and spring semesters. Winter Intersession begins Dec. 15, 2014 runs through Jan. 13, offering a limited schedule of classes and allowing students to earn 3 units [...]
Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf is celebrating an overwhelming victory in a hot campaign with 14 other candidates, including a handful that were well funded. Though ballots are still being counted, Mayor Jean Quan and Councilmember [...]
Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC), a nonprofit that has invested in positive change of the Oakland community through the arts, will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at Scott’s Seafood Pavilion, [...]
By Walter Riley and Anne Weills Many of the mayoral candidates are contributing to widespread apathy about the upcoming election by refusing to say anything important about the issues facing Oakland.
Len Raphael, a strong supporter of community oversight of the Oakland Police Department, is running to become Oakland’s City Auditor. He is endorsed by Councilmembers Desley Brooks, Larry Reid and Noel Gallo.
During the afternoon of Sunday, October 26, around 200 people marched from West Oakland BART station to the Port of Oakland to block the docking of a container ship from the Israeli-owned ZIM shipping company [...]
The existing Citizens Police Review Board and Community Policing Advisory Board are under the authority of the City Administrator.This past June the Coalition for Police Accountability, of which I am a member, proposed a ballot [...]
Oakland Raiders players including defensive back TJ Carrie, guard Austin Howard and tight end Brian Leonhardt as well as former Raider Sam Williams teamed up with the Clorox Company to put on a community event [...]
The City Council’s Finance and Management Committee this week endorsed an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that will ensure nonprofits that contract with the City of Oakland will receive payments for the work they [...]