Uber Technologies is teaming with an Oakland-based firm, 360 Total Concept, to host local business outreach events to maximize Oakland business participation as the ride-sharing company prepares to expand its headquarters to Oakland.
Dear Mr. Kalanick, When President Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Jan. 12, he said, “Today, technology doesn’t just replace jobs on the assembly line, but any job where work can [...]
Jonathan “Fitness” Jones, the creator of Breathing Aerobics, teaches Oakland and San Francisco techies quick and simple deep breathing techniques that help them manage work place stress and increase their creative energy. &
By Kate Abbey-Lambertz, Huffington Post As Oakland, California, undergoes massive changes, an art museum is calling on residents to speak out about being pushed from the city they call home.
By Kay Kay Amamgbo Over the past few years, the people of Oakland have witnessed a total resurgence of our city. Our community has experienced an amazing business and economic revitalization.
Campaign groups opposing a proposed city soda tax may soon be under investigation by local and federal agencies once three Oakland City Council members file complaints saying the groups are deceptively advertising against the ballot [...]
Now that the dust and balloons from the Democratic National Convention (DNC) have settled, local activist Carroll Fife, who attended the four-day gathering as a Bernie Sanders representative on the DNC Platform Committee, is back [...]
Community members are raising questions about whether Mayor Libby Schaaf’s $600 million infrastructure bond, which will be on the ballot in November, will be used to enhance streets, sidewalks, lighting and sewers in flatland neighborhoods [...]
A number of local leaders and nonprofit organizations in Oakland are kicking off a public discussion about how to “pull Uber over to the side of the road” – to demand that the global corporation [...]
Oakland Chinatown affordable housing advocates achieved a short reprieve Wednesday when the Planning Commission voted for a two-week delay on the approval of a 416-unit development project known as W12.