When portrait artist Virginia Jourdan saw the spread of women from her church Wings of Love Ministries in their colorful hats featured in The Oakland Post two years ago, she was inspired to recreate the [...]
While numbers of overall foreclosures in Oakland are decreasing, they are more and more affecting people who have lived in their homes for 10 or more years, according to a quarterly City of Oakland report [...]
City officials are saying that current zoning regulations prohibit the inspection of hazardous materials at the old Horizon Beverage building in West Oakland, which is encouraging news to local residents who do not want to [...]
Independent truckers who work at Port of Oakland held a work stoppage Monday to protest working conditions at the port. “We need safer conditions and better compensation,” says port trucker Isaiah Thompson.
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. [...]
Bishop Henry C. Williams spoke with Oakland Assistant City Administrator Fred Blackwell last week to promote to propose a plan for building the a tire recycling center at the former Oakland Army Base that would [...]
One of the small companies that has been adversely impacted by the city’s Oakland Amy Base development project is Pacific Coast Containers (PCC Logistics), which has been handing inspections of potentially hazardous cargo coming through [...]
At least 2,000 people attended Youth Speaks’ 5th Annual Life is Living Festival hosted at DeFremery Park on Saturday, Oct. 12. With food vendors, local artist performances, a graffiti art exhibit, health screenings, face painting, [...]