In-home care workers, union members, and seniors rallied outside the State building in downtown Oakland on Wednesday chanting, “Overtime is overdue,” demanding that Gov. Jerry Brown keep his promise of overtime pay for workers who [...]
By David Siders, Sacramento Bee Last year, after the Food and Drug Administration approved a breakthrough new drug for hepatitis C, health officials around the country warned of dire consequences for state budgets.
As the race for mayor of Oakland comes down to the wire, Governor Jerry Brown this week announced he is endorsing Councilmember Libby Schaaf. Brown, former mayor of Oakland, said that Schaaf is the most [...]
June 3rd is California Election Day. The new open primary system makes second place the more interesting race because state elections are now nonpartisan with the top two vote getters in the June primary facing [...]
The African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) of San Joaquin will hold its inaugural Juneteenth Business Career Day at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel on June 20 from 4:40 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Themed “Business Success [...]
By Jonathan Morales Despite this past weekend’s rain showers, drought conditions persist in California, and SF State is asking students, faculty and staff to cut back on their water usage.Prolonged below-average rainfall — 2013 was [...]
Joseph Debro, died of cancer at David Grant Hospital at Travis Air Force Base, Monday, Nov. 4. He was 84 years old. Debro was a McClymonds graduate who served in Governor Jerry Brown’s Cabinet as [...]
Lawyers from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) are urging a federal judge to grant class action status to a lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons.
Governor Brown signed AB 1008, jointly authored by Assemblymembers Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) last Friday, which keeps San Leandro Hospital and Alameda Hospital open by allowing Alameda Health System (AHS) to keep [...]
With four days remaining before the deadline to send bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, East Bay Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and community leaders on Monday urged the Legislature and the governor [...]