The Oakland Post newspaper and its editor Ken Epstein have been nominated for the 2015 John Swett Award for Media Excellence, presented annually to news outlets and reporters by the California Teachers Association (CTA).
City Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney will ask the city council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee next Tuesday to approve a resolution to designate the downtown 14th Street corridor as the Black Arts Movement [...]
When Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf gave the Post/El Mundo News Group an exclusive interview Thursday pledging to involve and “include robust community participation” around jobs and minority participation in development projects, especially in East Oakland, I [...]
Connected with the implementation of the Oakland’s garbage agreement is the unsettled question of when the city’s agent Phil Tagami will turn over property at the Oakland Army Base Development so that California Waste Solutions [...]
The Oakland City Council declared a victory and a truce this week in the month-long garbage conflict with Texas-based Waste Management, the nation’s largest trash hauler, which was determined to force the city back into [...]
Actor and Comedian Chris Tucker floored the audience Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre. Known as “Smokey” in the comedy “Friday” and “Detective James Carter in the “Rush Hour” film series, Tucker kept the audience [...]
Oakland residents may have thought that the city’s acrimonious trash debates were over last month when the City Council ousted Texas-based Waste Management corporation that has had a lock on the billion-dollar garbage contract for [...]
Closing arguments in the murder trial of two men who are accused of killing three-year-old Carlos Nava ended Thursday, with Alameda County Deputy District Attorney Ben Beltramo giving his rebuttal to the defenses’ closing statement.
Community groups and leaders have come together to support local workers who have been trying for several years to fill the jobs that have been promised with so much fanfare at the Oakland Army Base [...]
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 [...]