The Inaugural OAL Elite Football Camp kicked off its 2-day event this week at Laney College where, for the first time, over 100 students from all Oakland public schools were active on the field and [...]
By Kate Abbey-Lambertz, Huffington Post Detroit’s been shutting off water to customers who reportedly can’t afford to pay their bills, and United Nations experts said Wednesday it’s a violation of human rights.The UN responded after [...]
When a community coalition sought the City Council’s approval recently to put a police oversight commission on the November ballot, most of them opposed it. The majority opinion on the council seemed to be that [...]
The relay team of girls 8-years old and under of the East Oakland Track Group (EOTG) competed in the West Coast Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics Track & Field Meet last weekend in Reno, Nevada. [...]
A push by a community coalition asking the Oakland City Council to put a police accountability commission measure on the November ballot was always a long shot.
City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan is calling upon the city to end disparities in awarding contracts to women- and minority-owned businesses in Oakland. In an open letter to the mayor and city administrator, [...]
Mayor Jean Quan is holding her official campaign kickoff at a “We Rise Together” event Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Laney College Theater, 900 Fallon St. in Oakland
Well-known motivational speaker and author Tawana Williams will be appearing in the Bay Area in July. Williams was born without arms and impaired use of her legs due to the drug Thalidomide, which was given [...]
Alameda County’s successful “Farm Stand” program, which brings locally grown fresh produce to neighborhoods where this kind of healthy food may not be readily available, is expanding this week with the launch of a fourth [...]
Closing arguments in the murder trial of two men who are accused of killing three-year-old Carlos Nava ended Thursday, with Alameda County Deputy District Attorney Ben Beltramo giving his rebuttal to the defenses’ closing statement.