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 [...]
There is no shortage of candidates running to be Oakland’s next mayor. That is because Oakland is hungry for change. We believe that the candidate best suited for the job is Dan Siegel.
“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 [...]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs & Border Protection (CBP) this week will begin new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports that receive over [...]
City agent and Army Base developer Phil Tagami of CCIG lashed out recently in an email newsletter against West Oakland community and environmental activist Margaret Gordon as one of a “handful of critics” who have [...]
Oakland’s renegotiated trash deal may mean better rates and services for the city’s residents. But the agreement does not settle whether Oakland’s food waste will end up in a landfill or be diverted to East [...]
By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News As recently as 2001, Saru Jayaraman admitted Thursday in Wheeler Auditorium, she was just another “oblivious, happy consumer,” a recent arrival in New York City dining out as often [...]
As the race for mayor of Oakland comes down to the wire, Governor Jerry Brown this week announced he is endorsing Councilmember Libby Schaaf. Brown, former mayor of Oakland, said that Schaaf is the most [...]
By Norman La Force Sometime soon, the Oakland City Council must decide whether to take 53 acres of beautiful free public parkland away from the public forever.Many people are upset that such a painful situation [...]
The San Leandro Police Department has been awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant through the United States Department of Justice – Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program.