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Community Members Call for “Sustainable” Police Reforms

A coalition of police accountability activists is considering its next steps, while still smarting from city council members’ refusal to place a community-backed measure on the November ballot to create a police oversight commission.
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Kamala Harris Announces Half Billion Dollar Settlement with Bank of America

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, along with the U.S. Department of Justice and state partners, has announced a settlement with Bank of America to resolve federal and state civil claims related to Bank of America’s [...]
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Waste Management Loses Vote, Still Looks to Sue Oakland

The country’s biggest trash hauler is refusing to take no for an answer after the City Council voted overwhelmingly to reject Waste Management’s proposal, instead giving the 10-year, $1-billion contract to a local company that [...]
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Vallejo Achieves Victory in Green Valley Waterbill Lawsuit

The City of Vallejo achieved victory yesterday against the multimillion-dollar lawsuit brought by Green Valley customers to lower their water bills. Superior Court Judge Arvid Johnson dismissed the suit, rejecting each of its 12 legal [...]
The West Oakland Job Resource Center is designed to assist job seekers in gaining employment with jobs on the Army Base.

Tagami’s Army Base Project Hired Only Eight from West Oakland

More and more people in the community are raising concerns that the $1.2 billion Army Base project is not living up to its promises to deliver jobs to local residents who are trying to break [...]