After months of debate, the City Council unanimously voted this week to create a Department of Race and Equity to address systemic racism and inequality in the City of Oakland.
City Councilmembers this week reluctantly approved a new Oakland Workforce Investment Board (WIB) budget for 2015-2017 that will make drastic cuts in jobs and job training programs for youth and unemployed adults.
By Post Staff and news reports President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy Friday at Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s funeral in Charleston, South Carolina. Pastor Pinckney was among the nine people shot and killed [...]
OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation Faiths Program are presenting a workshop on Friday, June 26, “Data Collection for Designing Knockout Programs and Winning Grants.” “All grant seekers want big money and believe their [...]
Several members of the Oakland Board of Education are balking at a proposal of the Oakland Unified School District administration to place a charter high school on the same campus as Westlake Middle School, leading [...]
June 19 marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day when the enslaved people in Texas received news from Union soldiers that not only was the Civil War over, but that they had been freed [...]
The Berkeley Juneteenth Festival, held annually in south Berkeley’s five-block Alcatraz-Adeline corridor, is produced by the Berkeley Juneteenth Association. This year’s festival will be held Sunday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The [...]
Despite vocal opposition of some community residents, the Oakland Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to demolish Marcus Foster School in West Oakland and build an industrial-style kitchen to provide healthy meals to [...]
Community members and the family of Demouria Hogg are calling on the Oakland Police Department and City of Oakland officials to release police-recorded videos that will reveal exactly what happened last Saturday morning in the [...]
San Francisco, CA — Mayor Edwin M. Lee has announced that over the next two years the city will contribute and invest $7 million in programs supporting the arts. &