The announcement of one of the most important Oakland public works restoration projects in recent memory went virtually unnoticed during the recent mayoral campaign. Last September, the City of Oakland issued a Notice of Development [...]
As of 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, a total of 11 homicides were recorded in Richmond in 2014—a record low since 1971. Following a persistent trend, the number came down from 16 in [...]
Tuesday was a day to celebrate the changing of the guard in Oakland, as Mayor Libby Schaaf, three councilmembers, three school boardmembers and the new city auditor were sworn in.
Although the new law is not effective until July 1, 2015, employers in California will need to begin carefully reviewing any sick leave or paid time off policies, as well as payroll and wage statement [...]
Community members and elected officials attended the Swearing-In Ceremony on Tuesday for Shamann Walton, who was elected in November to the San Francisco Board of Education.
By Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland City Council President The East Bay Express (EBX) has been investigating me for the last nine months – digging into my personal life, my work in Richmond and on the [...]
Libby Schaaf will be publicly sworn in as the 50th mayor of Oakland, 3:30 p.m., Jan. 5, at the Paramount Theater of Arts, 2025 Broadway. The inauguration will also include the ceremonial installation [...]
District 3 Councilmember Lynette McElhaney appears to have the necessary votes to become the next president of the Oakland City Council. Councilmembers will elect the new president and vice mayor at the swearing [...]
Carrying black and white signs, adorned with pink triangles, members of the Bay Area Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community took to the streets on Christmas Eve to make a point that Black [...]
The Nation, the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, has named Congresswoman Barbara Lee the “Most Valuable House Member” calling her a “full-spectrum advocate for peace, civil rights, civil liberties and economic [...]