Thousands of low-income Alameda County families will no longer pay juvenile probation and public defender fees. On July 12, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to end the assessment and collection on [...]
Naturalization applications received by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services received 249,730 applications for naturalization between January and March of 2016, up 28 percent over the same period in 2015.
At least 250 community members and faith leaders packed Imani Community Church in Oakland on Thursday June 9, where they received public commitments from members of the the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to establish, [...]
In the battle for the open 9th district seat in the State Senate, Democrats Sandré Swanson and Nancy Skinner will face a rematch in November. Skinner won 47 percent of the vote while Swanson received [...]
By Troy Williams By definition, the phrase “Taxation Without Representation” applies to a situation in which a government imposes taxes on a particular group of its citizens when those citizens do not have an [...]
By Pastor Gerald Agee, Margaretta Lin, Maeve Elise Brown These are extraordinary times in the Bay Area. After many years of divestment, cities like our beloved Oakland are receiving much well deserved attention.
The Oakland school district is doing parent outreach and conducting a publicity campaign to let families know that the first day of school is earlier than usual this year – Monday, Aug. 24.
Alameda County marked the sixth anniversary of its partnership with the Coast2Coast Rx program, the county’s free prescription discount card that offers significant savings on thousands of prescriptions and other health care services.
The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant to expand career-based education to over 2,700 at-risk students in the East Bay through the California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT).
Registered nurses are calling on the wealthy Sutter corporation to keep open an endangered residential drug and alcohol treatment center in Oakland for teenagers, including those from low-income families.