Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC), a nonprofit that has invested in positive change of the Oakland community through the arts, will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at Scott’s Seafood Pavilion, [...]
By Walter Riley and Anne Weills Many of the mayoral candidates are contributing to widespread apathy about the upcoming election by refusing to say anything important about the issues facing Oakland.
Len Raphael, a strong supporter of community oversight of the Oakland Police Department, is running to become Oakland’s City Auditor. He is endorsed by Councilmembers Desley Brooks, Larry Reid and Noel Gallo.
The existing Citizens Police Review Board and Community Policing Advisory Board are under the authority of the City Administrator.This past June the Coalition for Police Accountability, of which I am a member, proposed a ballot [...]
Oakland Raiders players including defensive back TJ Carrie, guard Austin Howard and tight end Brian Leonhardt as well as former Raider Sam Williams teamed up with the Clorox Company to put on a community event [...]
Call (510) 379-4843 or email email@example.com to schedule a ride to the voting polls on Election Day, Nov. 4.
Chevron, in partnership with Donorschoose.org, delivered science equipment to Global Family Elementary School in East Oakland this week. Oakland A’s mascot Stomper shelled out boxes filled with K’NEX solar kits, safety goggles, water PH [...]
Oakland-born D’Wayne Wiggins — nationally famous for his work with musical group Tony! Toni! Toné! — has produced a TV ad encouraging voters to support Oakland mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan, her campaign announced Monday. &nb
Some of Oakland’s mayoral candidates – from the highly visible frontrunners to the grassroots community activists who are running more low-budget campaigns – are backing a post-election plan to create progress in the city through [...]
By Jorge Rosales, Laney College Student I remember being paid $5.75 an hour at my first job as a host at Hobee’s, a brunch restaurant in Fremont where I grew up. The dismal pay rate [...]