I have watched with intense interest our national, state, and local politics. As Richmond prepares to vote for a new mayor and city council, a few things have stood out as insults to Richmond voters.
By Jorge Rosales, Laney College Student I remember being paid $5.75 an hour at my first job as a host at Hobee’s, a brunch restaurant in Fremont where I grew up. The dismal pay rate [...]
At a recent event in support of Measure D, which would place a one-cent per ounce tax on sugary drinks, Councilman Laurie Capitelli insisted that local grocers and restaurant owners, like myself, wouldn’t be responsible [...]
By Janice Ewing It has recently been suggested that a feeling of harassment or hostility towards us exists at some of the senior centers here in Oakland.Some paid members and guests have been verbally discouraged [...]
“It’s not businesses that create jobs” ~ Hilary Clinton Seriously? The following quote was taken from Mrs. Clinton’s campaign speech last week. Is she also going to tell us that water is not wet? [...]
By Bishop Bob Jackson, Father Jay Matthews, Pastor Russell Duley We are writing today about the Oakland Mayor’s Race. We encourage you to vote for Bryan Parker. We think he is committed to [...]
“Why does death have to stop love? It doesn’t stop people from voting in Chicago?” ~ Jarod Kintz We have all heard the humorous quips about voter fraud. “Vote early and vote often” is a [...]
By Vicki Alexander Just last week the nephew of my housemate died of complications from diabetes. He was just 29 years old. He was an avid soda drinker.
When President Barack Obama called on the world to contribute to fighting Ebola in West Africa, the response was, as the Wall Street Journal reported, “underwhelming.”
“The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.” Plato The election season has definitely begun. Now is the time of [...]