The country’s biggest trash hauler is refusing to take no for an answer after the City Council voted overwhelmingly to reject Waste Management’s proposal, instead giving the 10-year, $1-billion contract to a local company that [...]
Oakland’s Pride is stepping out from under San Francisco’s shadow. Celebrating its fifth year, Oakland Pride festival and Parade, Northern California’s 2nd largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride celebration, will take place [...]
Sheila E. will headline Oakland Pride, a one day festival that takes place Sunday, Aug. 31, Labor Day weekend 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. in downtown Oakland. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway and [...]
I heard a moving radio commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal on efforts by right wing militias and politicians to prevent children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America from entering the United States.Mumia compared the [...]
More and more people in the community are raising concerns that the $1.2 billion Army Base project is not living up to its promises to deliver jobs to local residents who are trying to break [...]
In the current economic struggle where people are vying for jobs, and the unemployment rate remains high, CallSocket is an Oakland company that stands out for its commitment to hiring Oakland residents and providing them [...]
We’re talking about history. What I that means is as clear as it comes when we look at the legacy of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Gordy was in Oakland Monday to celebrate Barry Gordy Day [...]
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is scrambling to hire teachers and purchase new textbooks to ensure that every classroom has a teacher and books before school starts Monday, Aug. 25.
Melony Wyatt – Moore, founder of KMK Family Licensed Daycare, says this year’s class marks a milestone for her business as it also represents the high school graduation of her first class of daycare graduates.She [...]
The 3rd Annual Spectrum Queer Media “REVOLVE, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and allies, Pride creative Arts and Film Festival” will be held in Oakland from Aug. 24th to Aug. 30th.