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OP-ED: Pull the Plug on the Domain Awareness Center

Oakland City officials, including the City Council, Mayor and staff, cannot justify their support of the Domain Awareness Center by claiming to be ignorant of its risks to our safety and security.Although 60 percent of [...]
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Raiders , Microsoft Give Local Students Brand New Tablets

Nearly two-dozen students from McClymonds High School and Oakland Community Day School were treated to lunch at the Oakland Raiders facility on Tuesday given recognition for their academic and behavioral accomplishments.
Residents live close to heavy industry in a number of Richmond neighborhoods.

UC Berkeley Students Tackle Climate Change in Richmond

By Kathleen McClay, UC Berkeley News Residents of Richmond on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay expect climate change to present their city with major challenges –- from rising sea levels to higher temperatures, [...]

OP-ED: PG&E Should be Fined But Not Forced into Bankruptcy by

By Wil Hardee PG&E is about to receive a hefty fine for their role in the San Bruno tragedy – and it should. The Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce believes PG&E should pay. However, [...]
Vintage collector Ardis Taylor specializes in men and women's clothing dating back as far as the 1920's. Here he showcases styles from the 1950's, a tweed double-breasted belted jacket and a pair of brown and white wing-tip spectators. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Ardis Taylor Has An Eye for Vintage

In the realm of style and fashion, history often repeats itself. You can find popular 1950s’ fashions – oxfords, Mary Janes, full skirts, double-breasted jackets, and tapered trousers – and more modeled in contemporary trends. [...]
Ravelle Sweetwyne, a bartender at Home of Chicken and Waffles in Jack London Square works to serve customers daily.

African American Liquor License Owners Seek to Create More Jobs

The California State Package Store and Tavern Owners Association (Cal-Pac) has been working for decades to improve the relationship between African American liquor license owners, the community, and the liquor retail industry.
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 [...]
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Oakland Wants to Spend $200,000 in Youth Jobs Funds to Hire One City Administrator

A proposal to redirect $200,000 in federal youth job funding to hire a single city administrator, who would serve as the city’s youth employment coordinator, was met with resounding opposition this week from community members [...]