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From left, Tammy Spencer and Taron Bryant of 3D printer maker Type A Machines greet San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and Congressman Steny Hoyer during a tour of the new Bay Area Advanced Manufacturing hub in San Leandro, Calif. BAAM is the world's largest cluster of 3D-printing-related companies under one roof. (Beck Diefenbach/Type A Machines)

Rep. Barbara Lee Promotes Innovative Manufacturing in San Leandro

Congresswoman Barbara Lee was in Leandro last week to promote innovative manufacturing in the East Bay. Speaking at the West Gate last Thursday at a “Make it in America” press event, Lee said, “Jump-starting the [...]
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Rebecca Kaplan: “For Such a Time as This” Kaplan stands for local jobs and against displacing Oakland residents

Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is our voice in City Hall. And we’re pleased to say: the smart, dedicated and energetic Kaplan would make a great mayor.   President Pro Tem of the City Council, Kaplan has [...]
Senator Bernie Sanders marches with nurses in Oakland today demanding more effective and immediate response by hospitals and the federal government in the face of the global Ebola threat.

Senator Sanders, Nurses March Against Ebola

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders marched with Kaiser Permanente nurses, members of National Nurses United, today calling for the federal government and hospitals to meet the highest “uniform, national standards and protocols” in order to “safely [...]
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Mayoral Candidates Back Measure Z for Public Safety

Five candidates for Oakland mayor held a press conference to express their unanimous support this week to support a “Yes” vote on Measure Z, Oakland’s public safety tax measure. Measure Z is designed to replace [...]