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Opinion: The Oakland We Knew and the Mayor’s Race

 “The level of indifference (Mayor Schaaf) has shown to (homelessness) has been, until very recently, stunning,” says Pamela Drake in her blog. By Pamela DrakeIt’s...

Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Administration and Her Allies Block Funding for Construction...

By Desley Brooks | District 6  Council- memberIn Part I of this article, Councilmember Brooks wrote that “The Council, Mayor and Administration have once...

Opinion: Oakland has the land to accommodate new residents without displacing...

By Greg  McConnell | President  and CEO, The McConnell GroupOakland needs a bold, new vision for housing.  The loss of life in the Ghost...

Opinion: Let’s Raise a Stronger Alameda County Together with Measure A

Measure on June 5 ballot supports child care and preschool By Nancy HarveyFor more than 18 years, I’ve served families as an educator in the...

Opinion: Kaplan Should Run for Mayor of Oakland

Sandré R Swanson (left) with Rebecca Kaplan. By Sandré SwansonI was born in the City of Oakland and I have proudly served Oakland as our...

Opinion: Re-elect Desley Brooks to City Council

By Dan Siegel | Oakland Justice CoalitionDesley Brooks deserves another term on the Oakland City Council because she has been a strong, creative advocate for...

Opinion: Support community leadership on the Oakland Planning Commission

By Reverend Damita Davis-Howard We're in a development boom in Oakland. Cranes and bulldozers clang downtown, building luxury condos, offices, and hotels. More and more people...

Open Letter: County Board of  Supervisors Should Reject Transfer of Youth Center...

By Chris Iglesias and Joe BrooksLet’s not play politics with our youth. The school to prison pipeline is a reality for many Black and...

Opinion: The Frustrating Disparities of STEM Education

 A diverse innovative group of youth has been selected to take part in VR Odyssey Spring Sessions, a grand leap CS / STEM program...

Opinion: Oakland Mayor Should Reject Jobs Policies That Increase ...

Black Americans have twice as much unemployment as white workers.You can see one of the causes if you walk by any construction site and...

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