It appeared to be a dream come true for small businessman Miguel Silva, owner of Horizon Freight, when he landed a three-year contract to transport German-made glass that will be used in the construction of [...]
Lynette Gibson McElhaney is the newest minority member on Oakland’s city council. Representing District 3, a large portion of her district is West Oakland, an area filled with native Oaklanders looking for change and leadership. [...]
There is a well known African proverb – when elephants fight, the grass gets trampled – that seems to sum up the experience of Bill Aboudi’s Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS) and the 18 small [...]
In the future, when people talk about the extra difficulties in getting things done in Oakland city government, they may bring up the Army Base tenant transfer as a good example.