By Derrick Muhammad, ILWU Local 10 Dear Mayor Schaaf and City Council members, I’m a longshoreman and elected Secretary-Treasurer of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 10. After much discussion, my union [...]
The Oakland City Council voted this week to award $130,000 as a temporary stopgap to keep the West Oakland Neighborhood Job Center open. Council members said they are committed to finding funds to maintain [...]
The Oakland City Council is set to make its decision on June 27 on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland. After the vote on Monday, the council will still have to vote [...]
At least 250 community members and faith leaders packed Imani Community Church in Oakland on Thursday June 9, where they received public commitments from members of the the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to establish, [...]
A majority of City Council members are determined to find the money in the city budget to save the neighborhood job centers in East, West and Central Oakland that serve unemployed and underemployed workers.
The Port of Oakland has set a 70 percent local hiring goal for a $25 million renovation of the International Arrivals Building at Oakland International Airport.
Members of the Oakland City Council are looking for ways to save West Oakland and Fruitvale neighborhood career centers in the wake of community protests over Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to close the centers at [...]
The California Senate Wednesday approved and sent to the California Assembly a proposed law by Senator Loni Hancock to increase environmental reviews for a plan that would allow Oakland to become the largest coal exporter [...]
Oakland community members are opposing Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to close West Oakland and the Fruitvale District job centers that provide services to the unemployed. Together, the West Oakland Neighborhood Career Center and the [...]
Jerry Bridges, CEO of the company that wants to build and operate a coal-shipping terminal in Oakland, made his case for building the project at a press conference on the waterfront this week, seeking to [...]