An Alameda County judge has issued a temporary restraining order requiring the Oakland City Council to reopen public access to the second-floor galleries overlooking the council chambers.
The Oakland City Council this week passed a two-year $2.4 billion budget based on a local economy that is rebounding from years of recession. With input from councilmembers and the community, Mayor Libby Schaaf and [...]
Oakland attorney Dan Siegel has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of prisoners held indefinitely in solitary confinement at San Quentin State Prison’s Adjustment Center, demanding an end to what they consider to be [...]
Several years in the making, a 59-unit affordable housing development will break ground before the end of the year at International Boulevard and 94th Avenue, the culmination of the work of City Council President Pro [...]
After months of debate, the City Council unanimously voted this week to create a Department of Race and Equity to address systemic racism and inequality in the City of Oakland.
City Councilmembers this week reluctantly approved a new Oakland Workforce Investment Board (WIB) budget for 2015-2017 that will make drastic cuts in jobs and job training programs for youth and unemployed adults.
Oakland’s housing market continues to skyrocket, making the city one of the fastest-moving housing markets in the country, according to a new city report.The report finds that rent prices in Oakland increased dramatically over the [...]
As the Oakland City Council prepares to vote on the city budget for the next two years, Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney and Mayor Libby Schaaf are saying they are in basic agreement on spending [...]
By Post Staff and news reports President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy Friday at Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s funeral in Charleston, South Carolina. Pastor Pinckney was among the nine people shot and killed [...]
A group of nearly 200 young Black men stood before family, friends, and the community ready to embark on their next journey in life on June 9 at the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation at the [...]
Local school activists are questioning Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to appoint David Silver as a chief policy advisor on education, criticizing her for paying for the position with money donated by non-profits that have a [...]