By Thomas A. Kennedy America is home to 21.2 million veterans – men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country. Unfortunately, many of these veterans face a daunting personal battle [...]
By Sandre Swanson and Chris Lytle, Oakland Tribune The city and Port of Oakland have been working for several months with a group of independent truckers who face a Jan. 1 deadline to replace their [...]
With Oakland’s mayoral election coming up next year, one of the big questions for all candidates will be: what you are doing or will you do to create jobs in a city that has yet [...]
As the city prepares to kick off its long awaited land-sea transport hub development at the old Army Base, West Oakland community activists are raising concerns about the project, seeking to ensure that the city [...]
Lynette Gibson McElhaney is the newest minority member on Oakland’s city council. Representing District 3, a large portion of her district is West Oakland, an area filled with native Oaklanders looking for change and leadership. [...]
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.