By Janice Ewing I don’t agree with Thomas Wolfe’s novel titled “You Can’t Go Home Again.” As a current member of Allen Temple Baptist Church, Congresswoman Barbara Lee has demonstrated you can [...]
Friday, May 20 marks the halfway period of the 90-day housing state of emergency, intended to put a halt on rising rents and evictions while City Council takes action on solutions for Oakland’s housing crisis [...]
By Lynda Carson It has been reported with much fanfare by the Mercury News that the Oak Center Apartments, and Mohr 1 Apartments of Oakland have been recently acquired by new owners.
Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming June 7th Primary Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Division and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient “CoCo Vote-N-Go” drop off locations, prior [...]
By Cathy Cockrell, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley job applicants who have prior conviction histories will find it easier to be considered on the merits of their knowledge and experience, under a policy that [...]
Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal just led a record-breaking filibuster. against an anti-gay bill, SJR 39, which would amend the Missouri constitution to prohibit the state from penalizing certain individuals or organizations whose religious beliefs [...]
By Troy Williams If you are interested in seeing a change in our criminal justice system, believe that children in the system should be treated differently than adults or that sick and disabled seniors [...]
“An item that would not come before the voters before November is not urgent,” said Council President McElhaney. A heated debate took place at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council meeting on a procedural motion on [...]
Councilmember Larry Reid’s resolution to recommend that any unspent city funds go to nonprofits that provide job services to the unemployed passed unanimously at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. &
The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series will feature a celebration of four women voting rights activists of 1965, Saturday, May 14, at Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd in Oakland.