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, [...]
Lights, camera, action! It’s been an off-season of “glits and glam” for quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Leading the San Francisco Forty-Niners to the Super Bowl last year proved that Jim Harbaugh’s decision to start him as [...]
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 [...]