Youth UpRising, in partnership with the Oakland Police Department, will host a Gun Buyback event at Youth UpRising, 8711MacArthur Boulevard, on Saturday, December 13 from 9am to 3pm. Part of a statewide gun buyback initiative, the [...]
By Kia Croom, Contributing Writer The Conference on Minority Transportation Officials Northern California (COMTO NorCal) Chapter hosted its 11th annual Scholarship and Industry Awards Dinner Friday Dec. 5 at the Oakland Marriott City Center.
Abel Guillen, recently elected as the District 2 representative on of the Oakland City Council, has already begun reaching out to fellow councilmembers as he prepares to take office in January.
The Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA) hosted its Annual Gala and Dinner Dance, Saturday Dec. 6 at the Oakland Marriott City Center, honoring community-based and corporate community partners, public servants and law students in [...]
In an impromptu visit to Emiliano Zapata Street Academy in Oakland on Tuesday, Rev. Jesse Jackson sat down in a circle with students to discuss police violence against people of color and how today’s movement [...]
Rashidah Grinage is stepping down after seven years as executive director of People United for a Better Life in Oakland (PUEBLO) in order to focus full time on PUEBLO’s campaign to “establish “effective and [...]
The Battle of the Bay – Raiders vs. 49ers – kicked off Sunday afternoon with a pre-game discussion with former Raider Bo Jackson and pro hall of famer Willie Brown.
The Oakland Police Department, which has required police officers to wear body cameras for the past 4 years, found itself ahead of the curve this week after President Barack Obama proposed to spend $263 million [...]
Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf urged Oaklanders to join her in shopping local on Plaid Friday and to support local merchants that have been victims of recent vandalism.
Former athlete, Oakland businessman and investor Tom Henderson, who owns the Tribune Tower Building, the Tribune Tavern and CallSocket as well as many other businesses that hire a majority of Oakland residents and minorities, said [...]