A number of local leaders and nonprofit organizations in Oakland are kicking off a public discussion about how to “pull Uber over to the side of the road” – to demand that the global corporation [...]
Oakland Chinatown affordable housing advocates achieved a short reprieve Wednesday when the Planning Commission voted for a two-week delay on the approval of a 416-unit development project known as W12.
Oakland Port Services, a locally owned small business that provides unique services for independent truck drivers at the Port of Oakland, has received an eviction notice after negotiations for relocation on port land fell through.
Oakland City Council unanimously passed an ordinance recently tightening regulations around false advertisements by fake pregnancy clinics who suggest they perform abortions and instead try to dissuade people from having abortions.
A community forum, hosted by the Oakland Post and Greenlining, met on Thursday to begin a discussion on how to ensure that Uber and other large tech companies step up to fulfill their social responsibility [...]
Council members on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a November ballot measure to change the city’s charter in order to create a citizen Police Commission, which will have the power to investigate and impose discipline [...]
Only two members of the City Council – Desley Brooks and Rebecca Kaplan – were willing to stand up for a motion to deprive the mayor of the power to appoint three members of the [...]
“All grant seekers want big money and believe their programs deserve to win those large monetary awards,” says Carmen Bogan, Program Director of A Model Built on Faith technical assistance program, but substantial, multi-year grants [...]
Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame NBA center, died after a short battle with leukemia on July 16. He was 74. Born July 25, 1941 in Akron, Ohio, he graduated from Bowling Green College. He [...]
By Marvin X, BAMBD Co-Founder After the Oakland City Council made official the Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) along the 14th Street corridor several months ago, not much has happened. The requested Universal [...]