Community pressure has been mounting for the city to extend the temporary moratorium on rent increases and illegal evictions until the City Council takes decisive action to pass laws that provide long-term protections for Oakland’s [...]
At least 250 community members and faith leaders packed Imani Community Church in Oakland on Thursday June 9, where they received public commitments from members of the the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to establish, [...]
Dozens of low-wage workers and housing rights advocates gave Mayor Libby Schaaf a wake up call at her house early Monday morning, demanding that she take urgent action to protect Oakland’s most vulnerable residents from [...]
A majority of City Council members are determined to find the money in the city budget to save the neighborhood job centers in East, West and Central Oakland that serve unemployed and underemployed workers.
By Robert Gammon, Oakland Magazine Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is facing the biggest challenge of her political career right now—and she’s failing badly. The Oakland Police Department’s horrid sexual misconduct scandal has already [...]
Reggina Jefferies, 16, was killed by gunfire on Tuesday afternoon in downtown Oakland while she was attending a vigil for two teens who drowned last month.
By Githaiga Ramsey Raymond Ridder, the Vice President of Communications for the Golden State Warriors, has organized and managed the communications for the last 15 seasons and is handling the newfound thunderous excitement surrounding [...]
The Port of Oakland has set a 70 percent local hiring goal for a $25 million renovation of the International Arrivals Building at Oakland International Airport.
Oakland has operated under a housing state of emergency for the past two months. This ordinance has stopped hundreds and perhaps thousands of Oakland renters from having their rent raised above 1.7 percent (per year) [...]
Orton Development, which has the exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) on the $52 million renovation of the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center at Lake Merritt, provided a glimpse of its proposed project this week at a [...]