Residents and business owners on San Leandro Boulevard and Fruitvale Avenue woke up to find nearly 60 trees being planted up and down their streets by urban forest organization Urban Releaf.
Imagine how parents feel losing both of their children in the matter of seconds. That’s what the family of Justice and Mario Toliver has to confront.
Andre Hall founded Uplifting the Community Development Corporation (UTCDC) in Oakland in 2012 to address the physical, emotional, and emotional issues affecting populations living in minority communities.From mental health and substance abuse assistance to HIV [...]
The Christopher Lavell Jones Foundation’s advocacy group, #TheirLivesMatter, will host a rally Friday, Feb. 14 at 5 p.m. in front of Oakland’s City Hall for over 50 families from across the Bay Area who have [...]
Oakland clergy are still demanding answers from Children’s Hospital Oakland in regards to the way they handled the case of Jahi McMath. McMath was declared brain dead three days after complications from tonsil surgery. The [...]
If you know anything about football, you know Marshawn Lynch, and if you’re from Oakland, you’ve been rooting for him since his high school days. Lynch is a native of Oakland and graduated from Oakland [...]
A kick-off meeting of the Beautification Council in East Oakland this week brought together community, city and county leaders seeking ways to make a dent in out-of-control trash dumping and graffiti that are blighting Oakland [...]
Oakland has its fair share of violent crimes but when it was reported last Thursday that 14-year-old Mario Tolliver Jr. had shot and killed his sister, 17-year-old Justice Tolliver, allegedly because she bleached his laundry, [...]
Mary Rudge, Alameda first poet laureate, died Sunday, Jan. 19 from cancer in her home with her daughter. Rudge was 85. She participated the day before she died in a celebration of poetry, art and [...]
The Oakland City Council will consider a resolution Feb. 4 to honor civic, faith and community leaders who have contributed to Oakland’s unique place in African American history and culture.The resolution will be introduced by [...]