Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) will hold a summit in Emeryville on November 1st at the Hilton Garden Inn, located on 1800 Powell Street.
Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks is giving holiday baskets to 1,000 Oakland families again this Thanksgiving. Brooks, along with sports agent Aaron Goodwin and The Goodwin Family Foundation, started adopting Oakland families six years ago [...]
Several of Oakland’s mayoral candidates have expressed interest in creating community wide action task forces that could potentially involve hundreds of Oakland residents in developing, passing and implementing policies that will affect the future of [...]
The City Council is considering an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that would ensure nonprofit organizations that do business with the City of Oakland receive payments for the work they do in a timely [...]
By Bishop Bob Jackson, Father Jay Matthews, Pastor Russell Duley We are writing today about the Oakland Mayor’s Race. We encourage you to vote for Bryan Parker. We think he is committed to [...]
Education leaders and local small business owners announced their support this week for Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan as their choice for Mayor of Oakland in the Nov. 4 election.Kaplan, the frontrunner in Oakland’s mayoral election [...]
OCCUR held its inaugural David E. Glover Legacy Awards this week – a benefit for the David E. Glover Education & Technology Center – on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Impact Hub Oakland.
There’s no shortage of candidates for Mayor of Oakland to consider on Nov. 4, and Oakland businessman Saied Karamooz is making sure his candidacy counts.
AC Transit’s former General Manager Mary King and Cory LaVigne, the agency’s former Service Development and Planning Director, were honored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for their “exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation” during [...]
Three young delegates with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (MLKJFC) recently returned from St Louis and Ferguson, Missouri after a weekend of protest against police brutality organized by clergy, labor groups, educational organizations, [...]