In a sharp email exchange, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has blasted local developer Phil Tagami for moving ahead with a deal to export coal out of the former Oakland Army Base.
Whether you’re looking to have some fun, get in a good workout or train for a competition, boxing is a great outlet to get in shape and stay active, according to champion fighter Tony Hirsch. [...]
News has spread of developer Phil Tagami’s action to negotiate a deal with four counties in Utah to ship coal to a new export terminal at the Oakland Army Base that could begin operation as [...]
Now that the Oakland Army Base development project is well underway, city developer and project manager Phil Tagami is working on a behind-the-scenes $53 million deal to ship coal from Utah through the new Oakland [...]
Family and friends joined together on Sunday, April 26 to celebrate the 95th birthday of Josie Dean, a longtime Oakland resident and former schoolteacher. During the celebration held at Ashland Community Center in San [...]
By Roberta Cobb and Godfrey Lee “Terrible Tom” Bowden brought the Blues back to 7th Street in West Oakland on Friday, March 20. Bowden, Fillmore Slim, and their special guests performed at One [...]
Over 300 community members in support of a community garden in West Oakland recently participated in a performance event to protect the garden from destruction. The “Afrika Town” Garden sits on a lot on [...]
Twenty-five hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote the classic book of military strategy, “The Art of War,” based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of the military have adapted [...]
Bruce Beasley of West Oakland is an internationally known sculptor who bequeathed his two-block cluster of studios and sculpture gardens to the Oakland Museum of California.
Many people are aware of Oakland’s growing restaurant industry. However, Oakland is becoming the center of more upstream food production. With transportation access and empty warehouse space and transportation access, West Oakland is attracting [...]