The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is paying consultant Lance Jackson to head its Facilities Planning and Management Department through the district’s contract with Seville Group Inc. (SGI), while Jackson continues working as an executive [...]
By Barbara J. Thomson Despite BART board policy to contract with small local businesses, the Board of Directors at their April 9 meeting voted unanimously to award a contract to study discrimination in contracting [...]
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) celebrated a new partnership with Intel that will expand computer science and engineering offerings in the district and is designed to create a technology jobs pipeline from Oakland public schools [...]
Oakland is internationally recognized for supporting humanitarian causes and opposing police brutality. The city continues to be on the forefront through hip hop artists who are influenced by the area’s rich political history and the [...]
Port of Oakland Commercial Real Estate Director Pamela Kershaw and Chief Financial Officer Sara Lee have been selected as honorees for the 2015 Most Influential Women in Business awards for the San Francisco Bay Area [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently welcomed Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, to the East Bay. Congresswomen Lee and Kelly, both members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), visited Women [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee met this week with seniors at the West Oakland Senior Center in Oakland to hear their concerns and share with them the work that she is doing on Capitol Hill to protect [...]
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