The City of Richmond’s Minimum Wage Ordinance goes into effect Jan. 1. The minimum wage in Richmond will be $9.60 an hour, compared to $9 an hour for the state of California, and applies to [...]
Mayor Stephen Cassidy and Mayor-elect Pauline Russo Cutter announced they will be jointly hosting a holiday “Coffee with the Mayors” event on Saturday, Dec. 13 10:30 am – 11:30 am at the Main Library, located [...]
Desley Brooks has won reelection as the District 6 member of the Oakland City Council. In the unofficial ranked choice count issued on Thursday, she received 55.1 percent of the vote.
After all the ferocious campaigning leading up to Election Day, opponents of Berkeley’s soda tax did not have a chance – 75.12 percent of the city’s voters went for Measure D, which taxes distributors of [...]
Len Raphael, a strong supporter of community oversight of the Oakland Police Department, is running to become Oakland’s City Auditor. He is endorsed by Councilmembers Desley Brooks, Larry Reid and Noel Gallo.
Mister Phillips’ father, retired Richmond police Lieutenant Tommie Phillips, inspired him to public service at a young age.Phillips, now aged 36, is running for the governing board of the West Contra Costa Unified School District.Phillips’ [...]
Long time residents who are supporters of Berkeley’s Measure D soda tax are upset over the tactics used by way “No on D” campaign, which is utilizing saturation advertising at the North Berkeley and Ashby [...]
Some of Oakland’s mayoral candidates – from the highly visible frontrunners to the grassroots community activists who are running more low-budget campaigns – are backing a post-election plan to create progress in the city through [...]
Dana King moved to Oakland after leaving KPIX-TV in 2012. When she is not working on her sculptures, she teaches journalism at Dominican University in San Rafael and volunteers at the Alameda County Probation Department.
Education leaders and local small business owners announced their support this week for Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan as their choice for Mayor of Oakland in the Nov. 4 election.Kaplan, the frontrunner in Oakland’s mayoral election [...]