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OP-ED: Dan Siegel Is the Candidate Who Will Address the Issues

By Walter Riley and Anne Weills   Many of the mayoral candidates are contributing to widespread apathy about the upcoming election by refusing to say anything important about the issues facing Oakland.
Oakland Raider #77 Austin Howard participating in the Clorox "Boo To the Flu" Play 60 at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. Photo by Tony Gonzales.

Raiders Say “Boo to the Flu” During Clorox

Oakland Raiders players including defensive back TJ Carrie, guard Austin Howard and tight end Brian Leonhardt as well as former Raider Sam Williams teamed up with the Clorox Company to put on a community event [...]
Jobseekers line up at Oakland Private Industry Council Job Fair.

City Still Has No Plans to Beef Up Programs for Oakland’s Unemployed

When the City Council adopted this year’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) budget, councilmembers voted unanimously for the WIB to come back with a plan on how to “put some skin in the game,” that is, [...]
Oakland & the World Enterprises launched their new co-op business in partnership with the City of Oakland on Monday in West Oakland. Pictured: Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Grammy award-winning artist D'Wayne Wiggins, Elaine Brown, Mayor Jean Quan, CEO of Mo' Better Foods David Roach, Oakland Housing & Community Development Director Michele Byrd, representative from Congresswoman Barbara Lee's office, and board members of Oakland & the World Enterprises. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

New West Oakland Business Center to Create Opportunities for Formerly Incarcerated

A vacant lot left blighted for over three decades on 7th and Campbell streets in West Oakland now has a new purpose in the community as the launching pad for cooperative businesses that will provide [...]
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Mayoral Candidates Endorse Task Forces for Community Involvement

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 [...]