When Oakland resident Rosa Aqeel first heard about protests over an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota, she immediately felt compelled to show her support.
The City of Oakland this week concluded its administrative investigation of the sex crime scandal involving over a dozen Oakland Police Department (OPD) officers, which led to the removal of three police chiefs in one [...]
Former Assemblymember Sandré Swanson, who is running for State Senate, and Rebecca Kaplan, who is running for reelection as Oakland City Councilmember-at-Large, have announced they are endorsing each other.
Efforts to keep coal out of Oakland made their way to Sacramento last week when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will ban state funding for coal-related projects.
A coalition of local organizations is pushing for the Port of Oakland to create living wage jobs for Oakland residents at a logistics center the port is getting ready to build.
The Oakland Police Officers Association (OPOA) has given $1,400 in campaign contributions to Viola Gonzales, who is running for District 5 City Council seat against incumbent Noel Gallo, according to a campaign finance disclosure form.
Harmful effects of displacement and rising housing costs are not limited to physical displacement. According to a recent survey by Alameda County health workers, serious negative health impacts have resulted from the Bay Area’s housing [...]
In the past week Oakland residents have been receiving an anonymous voter survey attacking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan and falsely claiming that one of her opponents for the at-large city council seat—Peggy Moore— has the endorsements [...]
The “Yes on Measure JJ” campaign kicked off last Saturday at Lake Merritt, as dozens of community members and local leaders gathered to show their commitment to making sure renter protection passes in Oakland this [...]
The Planning Commission recently voted 4-2 to approve the W12 project, which will bring two, seven-story market rate apartment buildings to Oakland Chinatown. The 416-unit development is slated to go along 12th street between Webster [...]