By Dan Siegel The debate over charter schools is waged on misleading and superficial grounds. According to the dominant narrative, the charter school discussion pits incompetent teachers championed by corrupt unions against sincere, committed parents [...]
Bay Area artists will bring their talents together on one stage for a charitable cause in the Motown Soul Revue on Friday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m.
After a man was struck and killed in a hit-and-run car accident this past Friday, Carol Jones, a leader in the West Oakland community, came to the aid of the grieving family when they received [...]
The Oakland Unified School District has put its community engagement process on “reset” after plans to rebuild its central office complex blew up in its face amid community suspicions that the district was arranging to [...]
Oakland-bred artist “Kingdom the Crown”, 23, has a powerful and descriptive message of the passage through slavery, from Africa to the modern African-American life. Tall, dark, and poetic, Kingdom brings a much needed voice into [...]
By Post Staff A number of the regulars who attend the East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. to play card games like Bid Whist, eat and socialize are complaining to the City [...]
In a recent meeting with interfaith leaders from around the Bay Area, Mayor Libby Schaaf expressed a need for more youth engagement programs in the city.
This past Sunday was the deadline to apply for health plans for Covered California for 2015, and Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Oakland Mayor Schaaf participated in a final push for maximum enrollment at Lake Chalet [...]
In celebration of Black History Month, author Denise Ajayi-Williams is kicking off her Bay Area book tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” the book adapted from a West African folktale that chronicles the heroic battle of [...]
Recognizing Black History Month, city councilmembers and Mayor Libby Schaaf honored a group of African American unsung heroes who have been dedicated in their work to better the Oakland community at the City Council meeting [...]