The legendary O’Jays are performing in Oakland Saturday, April 2 at the Paramount Theater, singing some of their all-time favorites “Love Train,” “Backstabbers,” “Forever Mine,” “Stairway to Heaven” and other favorites. Boasting over 50y
The Oakland Justice Coalition has announced that petitioning will begin Saturday, April 2 on three ballot measures for the November elections. The three initiatives are the Protect Oakland Tenants Initiative, sponsored by Oakland Tenants [...]
By Darrel Carey Time and time again we see the game of economic unfairness and disparity play itself out, and generally affecting women and people of color.
By Supt. Antwan Wilson Here in the U.S., state government drives the majority of education funding and policy, so it is important to advocate in Sacramento for the needs of our community, schools, [...]
The Oakland Justice Coalition rallied in front of City Hall on Thursday to announce its plan to support progressive ballot initiatives and candidates in 2016. These ballot measures include the Protect Oakland Tenants Initiative, the [...]
As the school year begins to wind down, planning is underway for next year. But many of Oakland’s schools – especially flatland schools – are in turmoil and are anxiously worrying whether the district administration [...]
Noel Gallo was the only member of the Oakland City Council who voted last week against the council’s behind-closed-door decision to sell public land at Lake Merritt to UrbanCore to build a majority market-rate project, [...]
Oakland City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee on Tuesday approved an ordinance sponsored by Mayor Libby Schaaf that affordable housing advocates say will “gut” low-income housing funds by expanding the definition of “affordable [...]
The City of Oakland under the leadership of Mayor Libby Schaaf is continuing to cut funding for jobs and training programs that serve young people in need.
The following letter from Trish Gorham, Oakland Education Association president, was printed March 14 in the New York Times: “Oakland Is Flash Point in Billionaire’s Push for Charter Schools,” (front page, March 5) [...]