Although the new law is not effective until July 1, 2015, employers in California will need to begin carefully reviewing any sick leave or paid time off policies, as well as payroll and wage statement [...]
Local business people packed into the grand ballroom in Oakland Marriott City Center last Friday to hear Mayor Jean Quan, Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf and a panel of five major Bay Area developers talk about [...]
In keeping with its commitment to supporting Richmond community-based agencies, Laconia Development LLC has donated $5,000 to the Richmond Steelers.
By Curtis O. Robinson, Sr. “Behold, these are the wicked; and always at ease, they have increased in wealth.” Psalms 72:12 As the dollar continues to strengthen against the euro, I can hear the [...]
Like a lot of Oaklanders, Professor Kitty Kelly Epstein, likes to check out some of the new restaurants that are opening up in our city She noticed that many of them had no Black employees. She [...]
Some new and diverse businesses are coming to Oakland to create jobs and strengthen our economy. First up Sears sold the former Capwell building at 20th & Broadway to Lane partners, a Menlo Park real [...]
Ujamaa (pronounced oo-Jah-mah) means cooperative economics. It is an African Kwanzaa principle that focuses on building Black businesses to create Black economy to further the development of Black communities.Michael Morse is a Bay Area native, [...]
North Carolina — once poster child for the New South — now displays the nightmares spawned by the Tea Party right no longer restrained by the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court’s conservative gang [...]