The City of Oakland held a medical cannabis mixer on Sunday, to allow Oaklanders interested in medical cannabis permits and who satisfy the equity program criteria to explore partnership opportunities and learn more about the [...]
Oakland grocers and small businesses held a press conference this week and submitted an open letter to Oakland City Council members, saying that they are misleading voters and making false claims in the media about [...]
Incumbents will be facing newcomers for four seats on the seven-member Oakland Board of Education that will be on the November ballot. Great Oakland (GO) Public Schools, whose political advocacy group, has been a [...]
Ending months of rumors about possible contenders, the Oakland City Clerk this week published the list of candidates who have filed to run in November for positions on the Oakland City Council.
Concerns are being raised that Mayor Libby Schaaf has promoted Oakland Police Department (OPD) Acting Assistant Chief David Downing to a position as permanent Assistant Police Chief, without informing the public or the City Council.
By Ann Berlak This year, more than a quarter of Oakland’s 49,000 students are attending one of its nearly 40 charter schools, far more per capita than anywhere else in the state.
The computer resource lab at the Oakland Private Industry Council (PIC) was bustling this week with Safeway staff as they assisted job candidates through the online application process during a Safeway Job Fair on Wednesday, [...]
Oakland Port Scale, a small business that provides 24-hour truck scales, bathroom facilities and a convenience store for truckers and longshoremen at the Port of Oakland, will have to close its operations in October if [...]
Former Assemblymember Sandré Swanson, who is running for State Senate District 9, is examining the way state laws undermine the availability of affordable housing in the East Bay as he campaigns to become an elected [...]
Facing down the threats of gentrification, three Black producers are keeping African and African American heritage alive in Oakland. On Aug. 20, Effie Tesfahun is holding the 4th Umoja Festival in West Oakland’s Lowell [...]