UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland in partnership with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has launched an innovative construction pre-apprenticeship pilot program as part of the hospital’s master plan expansion project that is currently expanding and [...]
By Adam L. Turner Oakland’s historic Tribune Tower, the Bay Area citadel of print journalism, is now imprinting its image and impact as the place for bridging the digital divide by connecting the [...]
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley finally dropped criminal charges against the Black Friday 14 after a year of public pressure and several mass demonstrations. <
Fast-food workers, care givers, and store employees in hundreds of cities across the country walked off the job Tuesday demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage and union rights.
Governor Jerry Brown on Aug. 7 signed legislation authored by Senator Mark Leno that would allow the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to increase its use of renewable energy.
By Barbara J. Thomson Despite BART board policy to contract with small local businesses, the Board of Directors at their April 9 meeting voted unanimously to award a contract to study discrimination in contracting [...]
For Richmond, in partnership with BART, is offering high school and college students an opportunity to gain work experience through the first For Richmond Summer Internship Program.
Fourteen protesters were in court this week facing a misdemeanor charge and $70,000 in restitution for shutting down BART service on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, as part of the national movement opposing police [...]
Protesters who took over the West Oakland BART station and shut down the trains on Black Friday received an outpouring of support on Thursday as community members rallied outside the BART Board meeting demanding that [...]
A national petition has gathered over 7,000 signatures in less than a week, calling on BART to drop the charges against 14 African American “Black Lives Matter” protesters who are facing misdemeanors and as much [...]