A group of neighbors who are leading the fight against the luxury apartment tower by Lake Merritt – Eastlake United for Justice – is saying it is determined to keep public pressure on [...]
As hundreds rallied at Oakland City Hall Tuesday protesting possible coal shipments through the developing Oakland Army Base, health concerns were one of the key issues that people raised.
A coalition of environmental groups, concerned residents and local leaders held a rally on the steps of City Hall Tuesday demanding, “No coal in Oakland,” opposing a potential project to export the fossil fuel [...]
By Juan Martinez Part II It is slightly after 2 p.m. on a warm Sunday May afternoon when a group of about 44 kids arrives for lacrosse practice at Laney College in Oakland.
A team of driven young people from the Bay Area took home medals in the recent AAU Regional Championship held in Oakdale after competing against athletes from around the country in the track & [...]
By Margaret Gordon After making a commitment to keep the forthcoming bulk terminal coal free, the developer has conducted a deal behind our backs to bring this antiquated energy resource through our neighborhoods [...]
Laney College, Merritt College, College of Alameda and Berkeley City College – the four community colleges that make up the Peralta Community College District – have been issued warnings and imposed probations by [...]
Oakland-born vocalist E.C. Scott specialized in performing songs popularized by other artists – Etta James, Nancy Wilson and Al Jarreau among her favorites – during the early stages of her career.
McClymonds High School, the school of champions and home of the original Warriors, is celebrating its 100th anniversary next week with a series of events that honors generations of graduates and recognizes the continuing importance [...]
Almost six weeks after the shooting death of Demouria Hogg, the Oakland Police Department and the City of Oakland have not released information related to the killing, including the name of the OPD officer who [...]