City Council will be voting next week on updating Oakland’s local cannabis Equity Permit Program in such a way that would generate millions of dollars from the city’s marijuana industry to help fund greatly needed [...]
On Thursday, dozens of housing activists gathered in Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland to bring awareness to the city’s housing crisis and the need to pass a rent control measure in November known as [...]
Oakland City Council on Tuesday night voted unanimously to oppose the closure of Berkeley’s only hospital, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. In order to avoid state-mandated earthquake safety upgrades, Sutter Health, which operates Alta [...]
Twenty-four World War II veterans and their guardians traveled on an Honor Flight, all-expenses paid, three-day trip to Washington, DC, to see the WWII Memorial. Their trip was part of a mission from the Honor [...]
Now that the City of Oakland has approved a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, activists are hitting the streets to talk with residents and to collect signatures for their campaign.
When Oakland resident Rosa Aqeel first heard about protests over an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota, she immediately felt compelled to show her support.
Oakland Raiders Stadium News Update here. Egbert Perry, the Fannie Mae Board Member and Chairman and CEO of The Integral Group, a real estate development organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, and his business associate Sorina [...]
Rue Mapp began chronicling the natural world in 2009 as a blog writer, as a way to telling the story of how she was influenced by nature.
Fifteen years ago – just three days after the horrific 9/11 terrorist attacks – Congress quickly began discussing whether or not the president should be able to take military action against any country or person [...]
The following is an open letter describing the platform of the African American Latino Action Alliance (AALAA) for the 2016 election cycle: We are African, Indigenous and Latino men organized to improve mental, economic [...]