By D. Demond King, The Redemption Center Recent legislation in Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use is being touted as a “springboard” by many supporters of the nation’s burgeoning pro-pot movement. Ma
By UC Berkeley News Janet Yellen, a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a trailblazer for women economists in academia, will become the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve Board of [...]
By Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Since the beginning of open enrollment, millions of Americans have been gaining access to health coverage–many for the very first time—thanks to the Affordable Care [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee visited Oakland’s Private Industry Council’s Career Center at 1212 Broadway in Oakland on Thursday morning to show her support to 23,000 local residents whose unemployment benefits not being extended.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more nearly 365,000 Americans have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offered states federal funds to [...]
The Vallejo Police Department has several grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) help strengthen enforcement of drunk driving laws. These grants for community- based enforcement campaigns from OTS are funded through the [...]
Covered California has launched a self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace, starting this week. With this new function, small business owners with between one and 50 eligible employees can enroll [...]
By Thomas A. Kennedy America is home to 21.2 million veterans – men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country. Unfortunately, many of these veterans face a daunting personal battle [...]
By D. Demond King Shouldn’t there be a requirement for legislators to adhere to the laws they make? Is it unreasonable to expect that elected officials be accountable for making good on the promises they [...]
Brenda Grisham, leader of Their Lives Matter, an Oakland-based organization, will represent California Dec. 12 at the National Vigil for Murder Victims across the States in Washington, D.C.