Tag Archives: Oakland

Empezando a la izquierda: Pastor Ken Chambers, Rabbi Marvin Goodman y Rev. Curtis Robinson

Faith Leaders Ask City Council to Say No to Coal

Community members and faith leaders are continuing to raise awareness about what they consider to be the dangers of coal to the health of residents of West Oakland and other nearby communities.
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson

Juez Federal Establece Plazo para la Ciudad para el Fortalecimiento de revisión de la juntas del “uso de la fuerza” policial

El juez federal Thelton Henderson ha perdido la paciencia después de meses de retrasos por funcionarios de la ciudad que están poniendo obstáculos a la implementación de una política recomendada por la corte para reforzar [...]
Los inquilinos protestan por la Ley de desalojos Ellis en San Francisco, donde los propietarios están ampliamente utilizando la ley para echar a los inquilinos con el fin de convertir los edificios de apartamentos en condominios.

City Wants Landlords to Pay Tenants More to Turn Apartments into Condos

The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee delayed a decision Tuesday on a proposal to increase relocation payments to tenants who are pushed out of their apartments through Ellis Act evictions. <
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson

Judge Sets Deadline for City to Strengthen “Use of Force” Police Review Boards

Federal Judge Thelton Henderson has lost patience after months of delays by city officials who have been balking at implementing a court-recommended policy to strengthen internal police use-of-force review boards, saying they must continue to [...]
(From left to right) Roseann Torres and Shanthi Gonzalez

Community Objects to Privately Funded OUSD Enrollment Reform

Members of the Board of Education and community activists are raising concerns about how Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Supt. Antwan Wilson is funding the overhaul of the school enrollment process.
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Environmental Groups Drop Lawsuit, Give City Chance to Resolve Coal Issue

Environmental groups represented by Earthjustice have withdrawn their lawsuit against the City of Oakland and a group of developers led by Phil Tagami’s CCIG for failing to conduct an environmental review of the possible impacts [...]
Interpretes de danza azteca tomaron lugar para una vigilia dedicada a vidas afroamericanas perdidas a través de la violencia estatal. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Vigilia de grupos asiáticos, árabes y latinos por afroamericanos matados

Miembros de la comunidad que representando a varias organizaciones de activistas culturales realizaron una vigilia, procesión y manifestación cultural en el centro de Oakland la noche del lunes, defendiendo a Black Friday 14 que se [...]
Interpretes de danza azteca tomaron lugar para una vigilia dedicada a vidas afroamericanas perdidas a través de la violencia estatal. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Asian, Arab, Latino, Native American Groups Hold Vigil for Slain Blacks

Community members representing several cultural activist organizations held a vigil, procession and cultural rally in downtown Oakland Monday evening, defending the Black Friday 14 who are facing prosecution for shutting down the West Oakland BART [...]
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Officials Will Be Held Accountable in 2016 City Elections for Failing to Halt Gentrification and Keep Residents in Oakland

There is near universal agreement that Oakland is in a housing crisis and that action must be taken quickly to prevent the town from being San Franciso-ized, turning into a city that has lost its [...]