Urban Core Development has lost it financial backer after the City of Oakland agreed to seek a new bid for the property at East 12th Street by Lake Merritt. The developer is now seeking [...]
The City of Oakland this week voted unanimously to enter into a one-year exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) with Orton Development to renovate the historic Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center next to Lake Merritt.
It’s not difficult to surmise the obvious thinking of presidential hopeful Donald Trump, especially the fact that he has been so outspoken on his dislike for “ill-legal Mexican immigrants.” &n
A group of neighbors who are leading the fight against the luxury apartment tower by Lake Merritt – Eastlake United for Justice – is saying it is determined to keep public pressure on [...]
As hundreds rallied at Oakland City Hall Tuesday protesting possible coal shipments through the developing Oakland Army Base, health concerns were one of the key issues that people raised.
A coalition of environmental groups, concerned residents and local leaders held a rally on the steps of City Hall Tuesday demanding, “No coal in Oakland,” opposing a potential project to export the fossil fuel [...]
President Barack Obama visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma on Thursday, July 16, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.
The City of Oakland has quietly issued a new notice offering to sell or lease a city-owned parcel on East 12th Street near Lake Merritt that has been in limbo since the council pulled [...]
Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post The criminal justice system is “particularly skewed by race and by wealth,” President Barack Obama said on Tuesday in a speech at the NAACP Annual Convention in Philadelphia, [...]
Special to the Post In his 10 years with the city, he led in the restoration and improvement of all of the city’s credit ratings to “A+” category or better; re-opening parks, community centers [...]