A newly formed group of local pastors made a powerful appearance before the Oakland City Council Tuesday evening, Dec. 8, to speak out in favor of a maritime project that will bring long-awaited jobs and [...]
Community members and faith leaders are continuing to raise awareness about what they consider to be the dangers of coal to the health of residents of West Oakland and other nearby communities.
The City of Oakland’s Department of Race and Equity is launching this month under the watchful eyes of many Oakland residents who came out to meeting after meeting last year to demand the creation of [...]
By Brennan Williams, Huffington Post After numerous rumors surrounding the director of Marvel’s forthcoming flick “Black Panther” — including Ava DuVernay forgoing the opportunity — it appears the comic movie studio has finally made [...]
Courtesy of CBS and Post Staff Salvaged steel from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge has been awarded to five projects for public display, including one at the old Oakland Army Base [...]
This weekend, Qilombo will be hosting Keep Warm: The Bay!—a two-day winter gear drive to collect donation items and distribute them to local homeless people living in West Oakland. <
The City of Oakland is seeking to sign a new contact with a goat grazing company to reduce fire danger in the Oakland hills. The two and half year contract, signed with a company [...]
The Bay Area Discovery Museum this week was awarded $380,000 from 100Kin10 to fund a mobile engineering lab to serve the Bay Area’s pre-K through fifth grade classrooms.
By, Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News A major insurer said recently it would offer life insurance to HIV-positive people because of their rising life expectancies, prompting cheers from AIDS activists. But on the [...]
Reading Partners, a national nonprofit that trains community volunteers to provide students with proven, individualized reading support, urgently needs more community members to join its efforts.