Members of the Oakland City Council are looking for ways to save West Oakland and Fruitvale neighborhood career centers in the wake of community protests over Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to close the centers at [...]
The Oakland City Council unanimously backed a resolution this week urging the state of California to create a process to erase criminal records for cannabis-related offenses and to remove restrictions that prohibit offenders from participating [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Members of the Tri-Caucus introduced a Congressional resolution this week calling for greater transparency and access to computer science education for all students to ensure greater diversity in the booming tech [...]
The California Senate Wednesday approved and sent to the California Assembly a proposed law by Senator Loni Hancock to increase environmental reviews for a plan that would allow Oakland to become the largest coal exporter [...]
Oakland community members are opposing Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to close West Oakland and the Fruitvale District job centers that provide services to the unemployed. Together, the West Oakland Neighborhood Career Center and the [...]
Oakland City Councilmembers began a discussion at Tuesday’s Community and Economic Development Committee meeting that could ultimately lead to adopting a policy that would govern how to utilize over 1,000 parcels of publically-owned land.
The Alameda County Registrar of Voters is open for weekend voting to allow voters to come to the Registrar of Voters’ office to vote early for the June 7 Presidential Primary Election on the following [...]
Former East Bay Assemblymember Sandré Swanson’s campaign for State Senate District 9 announced that he has been endorsed by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) local 595.
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By Steve Stallone, SEIU 1021 More than 200 Oakland residents gathered for a day of food, fun, music and resistance Saturday, May 21 at West Oakland’s deFremery Park, celebrating their right to stay in [...]