District 6 Councilmember Desley Brooks has announced a free amnesty bulk-dumping project to take place across East Oakland Saturday, April 12 – Wednesday, April 16. According to Brooks, the project is designed to help residents [...]
Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby is the latest to join the growing field of candidates challenging Mayor Jean Quan in the November election. Ruby, 46, is serving her second term as Oakland’s elected auditor, a [...]
Things are heating up in the Oakland mayor’s race. District 4 Councilwoman Libby Schaaf kicks off her campaign Saturday, March 1 at Penrose on Grand at 10 a.m.
Four Oakland city councilmembers have joined a statewide coalition of community and civic leaders calling for the elimination of a major imbalance in California’s property tax law.
Xi Gamma Omega (“XGO”) chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority hosted at “Day at Oakland City Hall” to convene with Mayor Jean Quan and City Council members to discuss community issues and how Alpha Kappa [...]
The Next Oakland Mayor?OPINION Even though the Oakland elections are scheduled for November 2014, the Mayor’s race is off and running with 3 possible candidates slated to oppose incumbent Jean Quan.In Quan’s stunning victory over [...]
After struggling for two years to overcome city staff resistance to carrying out a council-approved reform of intake of complaints against police, PUEBLO and other community organizations finally may be seeing light at the end [...]
City Councilmembers are reacting to the turmoil generated in the community after Council President Pat Kernighan placed a motion to censure Councilmember Desley Brooks on the agenda of a special council meeting for next Thursday.