Independent truckers who work at Port of Oakland held a work stoppage Monday to protest working conditions at the port. “We need safer conditions and better compensation,” says port trucker Isaiah Thompson.
I am a 56-year-old Black man who has read a total of five books in my life. I simply do not like reading books. Now before you get too excited, I have read the Holy [...]
Chevron Richmond announced the start of a $15.5 million Community Revitalization Initiative, a five-year plan to stimulate the city’s economy by creating jobs, encouraging small business development and expanding job training opportunities. Speaking at held [...]
Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) is an organization that works to inspire social change by providing media artists with the education and technology to produce quality stories.
Bay Area labor statesman Leroy King attended this year’s Labor Day festivities at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 San Francisco union hall. King has a history in the Bay Area labor [...]
When the plane first touches down at the Liberia International Airport in Costa Rica, it’s hard not to notice the surrounding wildlife and intense landscape that is very much part of the way of life [...]
“We’re asking them to take [their truck], move it and park it somewhere else, ” John Monetta, City of Oakland The eviction notice served by the Alameda County Sheriffs Department to Bill Aboudi’s Oakland Maritime [...]
By Rene McDonald Oakland native and basketball star Gary Payton, was inducted into the 2013 National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Fame last Sunday. Payton was raised in West Oakland. He graduated from Skyline High [...]
It’s no longer a secret. Terrelle Pryor was named starting quarterback over Matt Flynn. Raiders head coach Dennis Allen chose not to disclose the starter the week leading up to Oakland’s first NFL game to [...]