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Organizers who attended the Bus Rapid Transit community meeting Wednesday evening at Allen Temple in East Oakland were  (left to right): Redana Johnson, Towanda Sherry,  Esther Goolsby, Cesar Fragoso, Jorge Hernandez, Mabel Tsang, Marina Muñoz, Omyinye Alheri, Davida Small, and Evelyn Sanchez. ​ Photo by Nikolas Zelinski.

Community Pushes for AC Transit Project without Displacement

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Neighbors gathered at Allen Temple Baptist Church in East Oakland [...]
Fruitvale District merchants and supporters protest on International Boulevard on Friday, June 6. Above: Signs read, "Our Vote Counts" and "Noel: Fight for Fruitvale, not BRT. Your time to speak for us now!" Photo by Ken Epstein.

Merchants Say New International Blvd. Buses Will Damage Businesses

A coalition of merchants with businesses in the Fruitvale, San Antonio, and Eastlake districts along International Boulevard are calling for the city and AC Transit to offset what they see as negative impacts of the [...]
The planned BRT station at International Boulevard in Oakland  would use dedicated center lanes. Rendering by FMG Architects, courtesy of AC Transit.

Small Businesses Protest AC Transit International Blvd. Project

Small business owners on International Boulevard held a rally this week calling on AC Transit and city officials to mitigate the negative impacts of the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, which utilize dedicated bus [...]
Lewis Clinton

AC Transit CFO Charged With Embezzling from Allen Temple

By Leonardo Blair , Christian Post Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen [...]
Crowd gathers at Oakland Private Industry Council's Job Fair. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

“WE WANT TO WORK” Over 1,000 Turn Out for PIC Career Fair

Over 1,000 job applicants showed up last Friday to the Oakland Private Industry Council’s (OPIC) Career Fair at the Eastmont Town Center with resumes and cover letters in hand to speak with recruiters from more [...]