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Post Salon: City Needs Jobs Policy That Overturns Discrimination in...

Adopt a policy that benefits everyone, not just side agreement with Building Trades, say speakers The Post Salon Community Assembly last Sunday addressed the critical...

Post Salon Discusses Equal Access to Jobs on City-funded Construction Projects

In the past two years only 9 percent of work hours on City of Oakland-funded construction projects went to African-Americans. At the same time, some...

Opinion: Oakland Should Reject Jobs Policies that Increase Discrimination

By Oakland Community Leaders There is a 13-to-1 racial wealth gap between the median White family and the median Black family in the U.S.You can...

Brooks Calls for City to Fund Job Training for Construction

District 6 City Councilmember Desley Brooks is sponsoring an ordinance that would set aside 5 percent of the city’s capital improvement project costs to...

KNOCKED OUT: Oakland’s Espresso Gourmet Caffe’  to Close After 25 Years’

'Amal Sikaffy, owner of Espresso Gourmet Caffe’, will close her doors at the end of the year Downtown Oakland is rapidly changing. The skyline is...

Port of Oakland Gives Old Army Base New Life, Work Starts...

A big chunk of this city’s decommissioned Army Base just got new life as Port of Oakland Commissioners approved a plan that re-invents the...

City Workers Strike, Say Mayor Schaaf Sounds Like an Anti-Labor Republican

Oakland City Workers Strike Against “Unfair Labor Practices.” Photo by Ken Epstein. About 2,000 unionized workers, represented by SEIU Local 1021, went on strike Tuesday accusing the...

Shiloh Kingdom Builders 2017 Bold Conference

Shiloh Kingdom Builders (SKB) is an extension of Shiloh Baptist Church that works with entrepreneurs to dominate the marketplace as a Kingdom Citizen. At...

East Oakland Organizations Unveil New Grassroots People’s Agenda

Speakers Tuesday evening at the East Oakland Congress of Neighborhoods rally at Oakland City Hall included: (L to R):  Mercedes De la Torre of Communities for...

Port of Oakland Set to Pass Groundbreaking Jobs Policy

After 21 months of negotiations with the local community, the Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners voted Thursday is set to approve a “Good...
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