Today, California Waste Solutions announced its decision to form an alliance with Waste Management “that delivers a huge victory for Oakland residents by maintaining the lower rates guaranteed by CWS,” the local company said in [...]
The Alameda County Asthma Coalition, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and the Northern California Breathmobile celebrated “World Asthma Day” this week to not only work on more solutions but also continue to raise awareness [...]
Community groups and leaders have come together to support local workers who have been trying for several years to fill the jobs that have been promised with so much fanfare at the Oakland Army Base [...]
Mayor Jean Quan’s staff has recommended that no action be taken against Phil Tagami’s company, Rotunda Partners II, which is currently four months behind on its a 20-year $12 million loan with the City of [...]
The inspection of potentially hazardous cargos that come through the Port of Oakland have been conducted for months in the City of Alameda, even though the City of Oakland has refused to allow such inspections [...]
Job seekers flock to the West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) each month, seeking working to support themselves and their families. They attend monthly orientations and are met with a list of requirements for apprenticeship [...]
The City Council this week approved a 55-year lease for a 17-acre, $25 million development to create a new up-to-date home for Bill Aboudi’s Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS) as part of the Army Base [...]
Seeking to repair his damaged church building, Pastor Donald Scurry of Joshua Christian Church, 793 W Grand Ave, has received moral and financial support from fellow ministers Rev. Curtis Flemming, Rev. Gerald Agee, and Rev. [...]
Independent truckers lined up outside Oakland City Hall Wednesday honking their horns and demanding an extension on the January 2014 deadline for new emissions compliances required by the Port of Oakland.
City officials are saying that current zoning regulations prohibit the inspection of hazardous materials at the old Horizon Beverage building in West Oakland, which is encouraging news to local residents who do not want to [...]
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