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OP-ED: BART Hires Georgia Firm for Disparity Study, Ignores Qualified Cheaper Local Bidder

By Barbara J. Thomson   Despite BART board policy to contract with small local businesses, the Board of Directors at their April 9 meeting voted unanimously to award a contract to study discrimination in contracting [...]
Artist drawing of Coliseum City.

Coliseum City Could Cost Oakland 8,000 Jobs

Whether the proposed massive Coliseum City project would manage to save any of Oakland’s three major sports franchises is uncertain.   There are a lot of questions in the air about where the A’s and [...]
Businesses leaders talked Monday at a press conference in Oakland about what they are doing to respond to climate change and lower the country’s reliance on fossil fuels included. (L to R): Kat Taylor, CEO of One Pacific Coast Bank; David Brodwin, co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council; Marissa LaMagna, executive directdor of Bay Area Green Tours; and Maritessa Bravo Ares of Green for All. Photo by Ken A. Epstein

Local Businesses Make Green Growth a Priority

Local business leaders came together this week in Oakland to talk about what “visionary companies” are doing to respond to climate change and lower the country’s reliance on fossil fuels, hosted by Oakland’s Sustainable Business [...]