The Ella Baker Center recently organized a candlelight vigil in front of the Alameda County Administration building in downtown Oakland where community members and faith leaders demanded more funding for jobs, not jails.
Many people are aware of Oakland’s growing restaurant industry. However, Oakland is becoming the center of more upstream food production. With transportation access and empty warehouse space and transportation access, West Oakland is attracting [...]
UC San Francisco is part of the city’s thriving health sector that collectively generates $28.4 billion to the economy – more than tourism and technology – according to a new economic impact report released on [...]
Oakland may become the only place in the nation where job opportunities for young people are written into a city’s franchise agreement to pick up the trash.As part of the Oakland City Council’s recent 10-year [...]
By Curtis O. Robinson Sr. On this day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down sharply 70.4 points to close the day at 16,912.11. The NASDAQ was off slightly to close the session at 4,442.70 [...]
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 [...]
A new study shows what many middle-aged Californians privately suspect: They are the first to lose their jobs and the health benefits that come with those jobs when hard times hit.