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Disputes Continue Over Police Accountability, City Ballot Measures

Community members continue to express anger and frustration toward the Oakland City Council as it moves forward with plans to put several measures on...

Local Marin Residents Graduate from Leadership Training Institute

Fourteen local residents recently graduated from the Marin Boards & Commissions Leadership Institute, created to increase diversity in representation on the bodies of public...

Kaplan Calls for End to Disparities in City Contracts

City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan is calling upon the city to end disparities in awarding contracts to women- and minority-owned businesses in...

Jean Quan Kicks Off Reelection Campaign

Mayor Jean Quan is holding her official campaign kickoff at a “We Rise Together” event Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...

Proposed Police Oversight Commission Clears First Hurdle

A resolution that allows discussion and action on a proposed November ballot measure to create a Public Safety Oversight Commission was approved by the...

A Minimum Wage Ordinance is Coming to Berkeley

By Harry Brill On Tuesday, June 10, the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously to enact Berkeley's first minimum wage law that covers the vast...

Donna Powers – She’s Back and She Wants to Help Fix...

Former City Councilmember Donna Powers is considering a return to Richmond’s City Council. Powers first joined the local political fray in 1991 with a...

Oakland Mayoral Candidates Address Black Issues

The contest to become the next mayor of Oakland began to get more serious this week, as 10 candidates for the job faced some...

UCLA Report: How School Segregation Persists 60 Years After Brown v...

Marking the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown v Board of Education, UCLA’s Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles (CRP) assessed...

Medicare Covers Hospice Care

Coping with terminal illness can be very difficult – for the patient as well as his or her loved ones. That’s why I...
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