The Post sent questions this week to the City Administrator focusing on the commitments of the city and its agent to giving local businesses a home at the $1.2 billion Oakland Army Base development.
An open letter from the head of the Oakland police officers’ union criticizing city leaders for their handling of recent protests is raising questions about how officers will ensure public safety while at the same [...]
City workers were shocked his week when they discovered a noose hanging from a Black worker’s truck. According to city carpenters, they found the noose Wednesday after working overtime. The noose was hanging on a [...]
A coalition of police accountability activists is considering its next steps, while still smarting from city council members’ refusal to place a community-backed measure on the November ballot to create a police oversight commission.
The Attend and Achieve Back to School event welcomed over 950 students Saturday who walked away with backpacks filled with notebooks, pencils and other necessary school supplies.
Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual “Back to School Block Party and Who’s House? Basketball Tournament” in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed. Th
The country’s biggest trash hauler is refusing to take no for an answer after the City Council voted overwhelmingly to reject Waste Management’s proposal, instead giving the 10-year, $1-billion contract to a local company that [...]
Oakland’s Pride is stepping out from under San Francisco’s shadow. Celebrating its fifth year, Oakland Pride festival and Parade, Northern California’s 2nd largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride celebration, will take place [...]
Sheila E. will headline Oakland Pride, a one day festival that takes place Sunday, Aug. 31, Labor Day weekend 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. in downtown Oakland. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway and [...]
I heard a moving radio commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal on efforts by right wing militias and politicians to prevent children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America from entering the United States.Mumia compared the [...]