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 [...]
Call (510) 379-4843 or email email@example.com to schedule a ride to the voting polls on Election Day, Nov. 4.
When the City Council adopted this year’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) budget, councilmembers voted unanimously for the WIB to come back with a plan on how to “put some skin in the game,” that is, [...]
Chevron, in partnership with Donorschoose.org, delivered science equipment to Global Family Elementary School in East Oakland this week. Oakland A’s mascot Stomper shelled out boxes filled with K’NEX solar kits, safety goggles, water PH [...]
A vacant lot left blighted for over three decades on 7th and Campbell streets in West Oakland now has a new purpose in the community as the launching pad for cooperative businesses that will provide [...]