When the Oakland Unified School District is making big decisions that affect the lives of students and families and the future of schools – such as the reorganization of special education that is now underway [...]
Faith-based and other nonprofit organizations often feel at a loss for finding or affording great grant writers. So how do you find someone with the skills to write winning proposals that help bring in funds?
A resolution introduced by Councilmember Larry Reid that would maximize the use of available city funds to benefit job seekers and employers was approved at Thursday’s Rules and Legislation Committee meeting.
Council wants to redirect fees to pay for housing for $100,000-a-year renters, not low-income. For two years, East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO) members have been advocating for Oakland to pass a strong housing [...]
A group of people picketed April 8 at the Berkeley Probate Court, protesting that the court is seizing the property and money of a number of the inheritances and assets of elderly African Americans.
Parents and teachers are raising concerns that they are being kept in the dark until the last minute about what they consider to be a disruptive overhaul of the Oakland Unified School District’s (OUSD) special [...]
By Supt. Antwan Wilson Last week this paper ran a story entitled “Oakland Schools in Turmoil as District Threatens to Remove 17 Principals.” This is completely false, and this number was not confirmed [...]
The Housing State of Emergency adopted at the Oakland City Council’s Tuesday meeting went into effect immediately upon its passage. The ordinance remains in force for 90 days, but can be extended by [...]
Many of the speakers who lined up to speak at the Oakland City Council Tuesday night reminded the audience and council that passing a temporary moratorium on rent increases and evictions would only be a [...]
The city council this week adopted “Love Life” as the official motto of the City of Oakland, incorporating the slogan in the city’s communications and welcome signs. &nb