The contest to become the next mayor of Oakland began to get more serious this week, as 10 candidates for the job faced some tough questions at the 100 Black Men of the Bay Area’s [...]
When 19-year-old Nubia Bowe was returning home on BART with friends on the evening of March 21, she had no idea that it would be the worst night of her life.
A report released last week by the Oakland Police Department showed that African Americans were greatly overrepresented among people stopped by OPD from April through November 2013.Although only 28 percent of Oakland’s population, African Americans [...]
Oakland City officials, including the City Council, Mayor and staff, cannot justify their support of the Domain Awareness Center by claiming to be ignorant of its risks to our safety and security.Although 60 percent of [...]
By Dan Siegel I am announcing my support of the campaign organized by Local 1021 of the SEIU and a coalition of community organizations to increase Oakland’s minimum wage to $12.25/hr. and to provide paid [...]
Oakland attorney Dan Siegel kicked off his mayoral campaign Thursday, staking out a progressive campaign that pledges to translate local development into jobs, keep gentrification from driving residents out of the city and enhance public [...]
After a coalition of San Francisco voters rejected a waterfront condominium project across from the ferry building last November, a battle is now brewing over the Golden State Warriors’ plan to build a new arena [...]