The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $25.6 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund 60 San Francisco-based organizations and a variety of housing and services including transitional and [...]
By Post Staff A number of the regulars who attend the East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. to play card games like Bid Whist, eat and socialize are complaining to the City [...]
In a recent meeting with interfaith leaders from around the Bay Area, Mayor Libby Schaaf expressed a need for more youth engagement programs in the city.
The US Postal Service has added Robert R. Taylor, the U.S.’s first academically trained African American architect, to their Black Heritage Stamp series. In a ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum last week, [...]
Recognizing Black History Month, city councilmembers and Mayor Libby Schaaf honored a group of African American unsung heroes who have been dedicated in their work to better the Oakland community at the City Council meeting [...]
Whether the proposed massive Coliseum City project would manage to save any of Oakland’s three major sports franchises is uncertain. There are a lot of questions in the air about where the A’s and [...]
By Richard Wembe Johnson, Folsom Prison Though C.D.C. (California Department of Corrections) added the word rehabilitation to its heading, I have yet to grasp the meaning of the name change.
In-home care workers, union members, and seniors rallied outside the State building in downtown Oakland on Wednesday chanting, “Overtime is overdue,” demanding that Gov. Jerry Brown keep his promise of overtime pay for workers who [...]
The U.S. market for legal cannabis grew 74% percent in 2014 to $2.7 billion, up from $1.5 billion in 2013 making it the fastest growing industry in the country, according to a report issued by [...]
Two months after Berkeley police injured peaceful protesters with batons, tear gas and projectiles, some 150 activists led by Berkeley High, Berkeley City College and UC Berkeley Black student unions, took the Black Lives Matter [...]