An ordinance was introduced at the city’s Community and Economic Development meeting this week to provide additional protections for Oakland residents who could be harassed or intimidated into not asserting their tenant rights.Introduced by City [...]
Plank, an upscale entertainment complex and restaurant, is scheduled to open this month in Oakland’s Jack London Square offering bowling, bocce ball, brews on tap and the latest video games for adults, families and corporate [...]
Bay Area residents will have a brief opportunity this week to view the highly anticipated documentary, “Nas: Time is Illmatic,” which delves into the roots of rapper Nasir Jones’ 1994 debut album “Illmatic” that is [...]
“The Morrie Movement: The Influence of ‘Wee Pals’ Cartoonist Morrie Turner” comes to the African American Center of the San Francisco Main Library’s from Nov. 8 to Jan. 29 at 100 Larkin St. in San [...]
Singer Eban Brown, lead vocalist of the 70s soul music group The Stylistics, knows a thing or two about jazz and clubhouse music. A renowned guitarist, composer, singer and songwriter, he recently released a solo [...]
The Oakland City Council declared a victory and a truce this week in the month-long garbage conflict with Texas-based Waste Management, the nation’s largest trash hauler, which was determined to force the city back into [...]
Race – more than any other demographic factor – determines levels of individual educational achievement, health and life expectancy, possibility of incarceration, and wealth in the United States.
Actor and Comedian Chris Tucker floored the audience Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre. Known as “Smokey” in the comedy “Friday” and “Detective James Carter in the “Rush Hour” film series, Tucker kept the audience [...]
When a person loves to dance, it’s the cherry on top when you get to perform for one of the top NBA teams in the country.That is the exciting news that Bay Area native Jekailah [...]
Great Oakland Public Schools (GO), a nonprofit network of educators, families and community leaders, has endorsed four candidates for the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education in the November 4th general election.