Tag Archives: East Oakland

Castlemont quarterback Joe Feao (1) is pressured by Castlemont's Ramone Sanders (25) and Jayshaun Thomas (86) in the first half of their  Oakland Athletic League opening football game at McClymonds High football field in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

Castlemont vs. McClymonds OAL Silver Bowl Championship

  Castlemont High School in East Oakland and McClymonds High School in West Oakland will compete for the Oakland Athletic League (OL) Silver Bowl championship, Friday, Nov 25, at 3:15 p.m.at Laney College, 900 Fallon [...]
Visitors enjoy the “Protect the Sacred” exhibit at the Intertribal Friendship House on Wednesday. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

From Oakland to Standing Rock: Native American Activists Back Struggle to Protect the Sacred

Dozens of community members gathered Wednesday evening at the Intertribal Friendship House in East Oakland for the opening of an art exhibit highlighting the ongoing struggle by Native American activists to halt the construction of [...]
East Oakland residents and members of ACCE lead Mayor Libby Schaaf on a tour of a flatland neighborhood street, pointing out the poor road conditions. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

East Oakland Residents Take Mayor Schaaf on Tour of Neglected Flatland Streets

On Saturday morning, dozens of East Oakland residents gathered in Elmhurst Park to await the arrival of Mayor Libby Schaaf, who had been invited to take a brief tour to witness what neighbors describe as [...]
Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Update: Docs Show Raiders Planning Development With City of Oakland Since March

Growing Voices Demand Coliseum City Must Yield Results for Residents

In the wake of the City Council decision to amend the Coliseum Area Specific Plan to protect businesses in the Oakland Airport Business Park, a coalition of local residents, Oakland workers, youth and faith leaders [...]
mural in progress

Allen Temple, 67 Sueños Create “Black and Brown Unity” Mural

Youth of Allen Temple and Iglesia Bautista de Allen Temple partnered with the youth of 67 Sueños to plan and paint a mural entitled “Black and Brown Unity“, which is on the 86th Avenue Wall [...]
Marching in Oakland behind the call for an increased minimum wage (Alessandro Tinonga | SW)

Oakland Minimum Wage Increase Seeks to Reduce Wage Gap

Business owners and workers in Oakland are debating Councilmember Larry Reid’s proposal to raise the city’s minimum wage to $10.20 an hour, which would be adjusted for inflation each year and would go into effect [...]