The Lower Bottom Playaz are presenting Mama at Twilight: Death by Love, written and directed by Ayodele Nzinga at the Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway in Oakland.
Castlemont High School in East Oakland and McClymonds High School in West Oakland will compete for the Oakland Athletic League (OL) Silver Bowl championship, Friday, Nov 25, at 3:15 p.m.at Laney College, 900 Fallon [...]
By Kharyshi Wiginton You said you wanted to be reelected. You said you had the honor and privilege to serve in this role. You said you were unbought and that you’re ready for four more [...]
After a week of engagements at Stanford University’s Bing Concert Hall and other large venues up and down California, Rhiannon Giddens brought her banjo, fiddle and radiant alto voice to the more intimate environs of [...]
Dressed in a carefully tailored black suit, a boy walked slowly and sedately into the auditorium at the West Oakland Youth Center to the sound of Haitian drums and Kreole chants.
Demanding new leadership, former school Boardmember Greg Hodge and other Oakland Black leaders have endorsed Kharyshi Wiginton for District 3 School Board.In her campaign to unseat incumbent Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, Wiginton opposing corporate donors who [...]
Two-term incumbent Jumoke Hinton Hodge is facing three challengers to represent District 3 on the Oakland Board of Education in a race that is focusing on the school board’s infatuation with charter schools, lack of [...]
Oakland Port Services, a locally owned small business that provides unique services for independent truck drivers at the Port of Oakland, has received an eviction notice after negotiations for relocation on port land fell through.
Sharing his vision for the future, newly appointed West Oakland Health Council (WHOC) CEO Benjamin Pettus says “a change is coming” at the health center, which will mark its 50th anniversary in 2017. &
By Rena Rickles, Street Spirit More than 400 customers of Alliance Metals, a West Oakland recycling center, will lose their only source of income once the center is closed down in August due to complaints [...]