President Obama this week announced 10 new TechHire Communities, including Oakland, which has committed to placing 400 individuals in paid internships or full-time jobs by the end of 2015.
Members of the city’s Funding Advisory Committee (FAC) voted on their recommendations for the allocation of $955,000 in city funding to provide grants for individual artists and arts organizations in Oakland. <
Recent efforts by the Oakland Police Department to increase the numbers of African American officers have resulted in meager results in the hiring and retention of Black officers, according to a report submitted [...]
A new report released by the City of Oakland indicates that the police department is still falling short in efforts to diversify its force of sworn officers.
UrbanCore Development, LLC has released a statement Wednesday, July 29 in response to recent inquires about our response to the City of Oakland issuing a Notice of Intent and Offer to Convey Property for [...]
By Juan Martinez Part III Oakland resident Kevin Kelley is on a mission. He is dedicating his life to diversifying the sport of lacrosse and to help students in the Oakland Unified School [...]
Urban Core Development has lost it financial backer after the City of Oakland agreed to seek a new bid for the property at East 12th Street by Lake Merritt. The developer is now seeking [...]
The City of Oakland this week voted unanimously to enter into a one-year exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) with Orton Development to renovate the historic Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center next to Lake Merritt.
The Youth Empowerment Services (YES) afterschool program fundraising event was presented this past Sunday at Humanist Hall in Oakland. Speakers and community members at the event included Orville Ellis, a teacher [...]
Humanist Hall, a non-theistic church that has been a cultural resource for under-served communities in Oakland since 1941, has been designated a public nuisance by the City of Oakland, based on complaints of neighborhood [...]