Many people are aware of Oakland’s growing restaurant industry. However, Oakland is becoming the center of more upstream food production. With transportation access and empty warehouse space and transportation access, West Oakland is attracting [...]
By Joi Smith, Laney College student In my community, it is hard to make friends, but losing them is easy. I look out for those I love and care about, but in my inconsistency, [...]
The Alameda County Registrar of Voters preliminary results of the ranked choice voting shows how Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf pulled off her victory. The registrar has not released the precinct or council district results yet, but [...]
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” ~ Nelson Mandela At the time of my writing of this article I anxiously await the [...]
When Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf gave the Post/El Mundo News Group an exclusive interview Thursday pledging to involve and “include robust community participation” around jobs and minority participation in development projects, especially in East Oakland, I [...]
The year is 2014 and our Nation is still struggling with systematic oppression and racial disparity. The systems that persist span across several aspects of life that is inclusive of education. Those impacted and removed [...]
“ A Democratic ticket is the clear ticket that we should be voting on, regardless of who said what or did this – that shouldn’t even come into the equation.” ~ First Lady Michelle [...]
Libby Shaaf was elected as Oakland’s new moderate mayor because she offered reasonable substantive, practical solutions to many problems facing Oakland, rather than sniping at her opponents.
“The only two that have been willing to freely sacrifice their life for us is Jesus Christ and a soldier” ~ anonymous General William T. Sherman’s famous quote that “war is hell” is not debatable. [...]
Tuesday is Election Day and it is time to vote. If you fail to show up, your vote still counts, but in support of those you oppose.