The City of Stockton is seeking a new city manager to replace Bob Dies, who has announced his retirement after serving for three years. After reviewing 63 applications for the position, the Stockton City Council [...]
By Charles Eddy and Charles Turner The Alameda County Coalition for Criminal Justice Reform is working with Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) and county partners to sponsor a series of meetings seeking residents input on the [...]
While numbers of overall foreclosures in Oakland are decreasing, they are more and more affecting people who have lived in their homes for 10 or more years, according to a quarterly City of Oakland report [...]
City officials are saying that current zoning regulations prohibit the inspection of hazardous materials at the old Horizon Beverage building in West Oakland, which is encouraging news to local residents who do not want to [...]
Independent truckers who work at Port of Oakland held a work stoppage Monday to protest working conditions at the port. “We need safer conditions and better compensation,” says port trucker Isaiah Thompson.
Bishop Henry C. Williams spoke with Oakland Assistant City Administrator Fred Blackwell last week to promote to propose a plan for building the a tire recycling center at the former Oakland Army Base that would [...]
One of the small companies that has been adversely impacted by the city’s Oakland Amy Base development project is Pacific Coast Containers (PCC Logistics), which has been handing inspections of potentially hazardous cargo coming through [...]
The California State Package Store and Tavern Owners Association (Cal-Pac) has been working for decades to improve the relationship between African American liquor license owners, the community, and the liquor retail industry.
A proposal to redirect $200,000 in federal youth job funding to hire a single city administrator, who would serve as the city’s youth employment coordinator, was met with resounding opposition this week from community members [...]
Mayoral candidates Joe Tuman and Bryan Parker have taken Mayor Jean Quan to task following the mayor’s controversial comments in an interview with the National Journal this week. Her comments were totally insensitive,” said Tuman, [...]