Every morning when you wake up, you should always feel strong enough to hold your own, not only physically, but also mentally. Some people are distraught or angry, and may take their feelings out [...]
Neighbors gathered at Allen Temple Baptist Church in East Oakland Wednesday night to discuss their concerns about the new AC Transit project, called Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). The project will build high-speed bus service along [...]
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has announced that by a March 12 deadline, it has received letters of intent to design proposals for four schools that are part of the district’s intensive support school [...]
A new city report highlighting how Oakland police responded to protests in the city last year – sparked by the failure to indict police officers in killings of unarmed Black men by law enforcement around [...]
Yolanda’s Construction Administration & Traffic Control (YCAT-C) recently received a small business loan from the Neighbor Fund, a community-based and community-vetted revolving loan fund for small businesses in the Bayview community. YCAT-C used these proceeds [...]
The Oakland Unified School District has hired Lance Jackson as the interim head of the Division of Facilities and Management Department at the cost of $30,000 a month.
While many people are looking at the proposed Coliseum City development as the best and last chance to keep the Raiders and A’s in town in exchange for glitzy new stadiums, not as much attention [...]
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson spoke recently to a group of kindergarteners and parent champions at the “It’s Up to All of Us” Campaign Kick-off in honor of Zachary Cruz Pedestrian Safety Month, which took [...]
Last week, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle in Oakland hosted “The Benefit of Words,” a performance event benefitting Marcus Books. The night was filled with music, poetry, and art to honor the oldest African American bookstore in [...]
Mayor Tom Butt led dozens of young baseball and softball players last Saturday as they marched through Richmond streets in the annual 2015 Richmond Little League Opening Day Parade.
San Francisco – When you are passionate about your job, the day goes by fast. You lose track of the time because you are knee deep in work. All the different projects, deadlines and [...]