written by intern Jeff Weisinger edited by Malaika Bobino An unforgettable season came to an abrupt end in Houston today. The Oakland Raiders 27-14 loss to the Texans in the AFC Wild Card game [...]
Nimely Napla’s “The Forbidden Bush” addresses the little known deforestation devastating most of West Africa in a production presented by Diamano Coura West African Dance Company.The performance tells a stark, scary story that is unfortunately [...]
The town hall meeting on safe and affordable housing that was held on Wednesday brought together roughly 300 community members, artists and homeless residents who had a chance to tell city leaders what solutions they [...]
Community members packed Oakland City Hall chambers Wednesday evening for a forum led by a panel of community leaders to discuss can be done to stop the tidal wave of displacement that is pushing long [...]
Toxic lead levels are dangerously high in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, which has the highest level of contamination in California and are worse than in Flint, Michigan, according to a national report recently published by Reuters.
In mid-December, the Post reported that the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) faced a budget shortfall of between $22 million and $30 million, which the district did not confirm or deny.
The Oakland City Administrator’s office sent an official warning letter to Everett & Jones BBQ on Dec. 28 for hosting a fire safety fundraising event without a permit, threatening to close the cornerstone Black-owned restaurant [...]
By Sarah D. Wire, LA Times Before friends and family in a packed chamber, Kamala Harris was sworn in as California’s newest U.S. senator Tuesday morning. She became the first [...]
It was perhaps an odd thing for a church girl to do, but New Birth Oakland member Omie Garba felt God had put it on her heart to hold a beauty pageant for young, African [...]
CIF Division 5-A state title. That’s the title the McClymonds High Football Team claims that tile after beating La Jolla Country Day 20-17 on Dec. 17.McClymonds became the first Oakland Athletic League team to win [...]
Vocalist Faye Carol will start a four-week residency Sunday, January 8 at Berkeley’s new music venue, the Back Room. Accompanied by Joe Warner on piano, the award-winning Carol will bring her signature repertoire [...]