A new poll commissioned by mayoral candidate Libby Schaaf shows high levels of dissatisfaction with incumbent Mayor Jean Quan and growing support for Councilmember Schaaf. EMC Research conducted the online survey of 595 likely voters [...]
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 [...]
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously this week to call on the California Legislature to close the corporate loophole in Proposition 13, California’s property tax law. President Pro Tem Rebecca Kaplan (At Large) authored a [...]
Sokhom Mao, 26, a commissioner on the Citizens’ Police Review Board and a former foster youth, has entered the race for Oakland’s City Council District 2 seat.
Legend. All-around entertainer. Activist. Educator. Pioneer. From the hit cartoon turned movie sensation, “Fat Albert,” to the iconic and pathbreaking television sitcom, “The Cosby Show,” it is hard to describe the impact Bill Cosby’s brilliance [...]
Robert Duncan passed peacefully on Feb. 17. He was 97. Robert Lee Duncan III was born on June 9, 1916 in Louisville, Kentucky, the oldest of four children. He left home at 15 with special [...]
Things are heating up in the Oakland mayor’s race. District 4 Councilwoman Libby Schaaf kicks off her campaign Saturday, March 1 at Penrose on Grand at 10 a.m.
Pamela H. Price, Grand Worthy Matron of the Golden State Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Prince Hall Rite of Adoption of California, has scheduled a special luncheon program to honor outstanding women of [...]
The HIV Story Project is presenting “Generations HIV,” a portable, interactive video storytelling booth. The booth is making the rounds across the nation, with a stop in Oakland designed to shine a light on African [...]
Three generations of the Richardson and Johnson Families, representing the legacy and future of Marcus Books, met in the chambers of Mayor Ed Lee’s office on the morning of Feb. 13 as he signed-off on [...]