A week after winning an intense race to become mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf is busy preparing for her term of office, which will start when she is sworn in at the beginning of January.
The Oakland Police Department is continuing to make significant progress on the reforms required by Federal Judge Thelton Henderson as part of the Negotiated Settlement Agreement (NSA) that came out of the infamous “Riders” police [...]
Betty Berry, a Bay Area treasure for over 50 years, passed away Oct. 26 Saturday from Alzheimer’s-related causes. She was 81.
Despite the lack of wins this NFL season, the Raiders continue to make their presence felt off the field with their continuous community activism. At Sunday’s home game against the Denver Broncos, the Raiders invited [...]
A crowd of energetic students from Piedmont Elementary School surrounded Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors last week during his Get Fit Clinic sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.
Warner D. Willis, Oakland businessman and pioneer in working to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, died on Oct. 19. He was 78. Born in Shreveport, LA, Willis moved to Oakland at the age of 9 and [...]
Oakland residents overwhelmingly backed parcel taxes to improve public schools and continue to supplement public safety dollars, as well as a labor-backed measure to raise the minimum wage in the city to $12.25 an hour.
Laney College is now enrolling for the winter Intersession and spring semesters. Winter Intersession begins Dec. 15, 2014 runs through Jan. 13, offering a limited schedule of classes and allowing students to earn 3 units [...]
Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf is celebrating an overwhelming victory in a hot campaign with 14 other candidates, including a handful that were well funded. Though ballots are still being counted, Mayor Jean Quan and Councilmember [...]
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, [...]