Administrators at Leadership Public Schools (LPS), a charter school with campuses in Oakland and other Bay Area cites, are saying that the Oakland Airport Business Park is a fairly ideal location for the school despite [...]
President Obama recently launched an innovative “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison. Th
Pampering at the beauty salon makes all the difference for women embarking on a new path in life. Celebrating the personal and professional growth of women in the Oakland Private Industry Council’s (PIC) JOBS program, [...]
It’s tough and expensive to become a teacher. For most people in California it now requires five different standardized tests, a year of classes and six months of unpaid labor AFTER completion of the B.A.Now [...]
Litigation concerning the county’s General Assistance (GA) program filed by the Public Interest Law Project concluded with a judge’s reduction of requested attorney fees from $2.4 million to $423,573, or by 83 percent.
Overcomers With Hope (OWH) Television Broadcast Digital Arts Media Training Program based in Oakland is set to re-launch its services to underserved youth. The state-of-the-art facility is housed in the Liberty Hall – Marcus Garvey [...]
A new poll commissioned by mayoral candidate Libby Schaaf shows high levels of dissatisfaction with incumbent Mayor Jean Quan and growing support for Councilmember Schaaf. EMC Research conducted the online survey of 595 likely voters [...]
Oakland City officials, including the City Council, Mayor and staff, cannot justify their support of the Domain Awareness Center by claiming to be ignorant of its risks to our safety and security.Although 60 percent of [...]
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously this week to call on the California Legislature to close the corporate loophole in Proposition 13, California’s property tax law. President Pro Tem Rebecca Kaplan (At Large) authored a [...]
Sokhom Mao, 26, a commissioner on the Citizens’ Police Review Board and a former foster youth, has entered the race for Oakland’s City Council District 2 seat.