Urban Relief is planning to plant thousands of trees all along San Leandro Ave., where industrial plants, unregulated dumps and a lack of trees are contributing to skyrocketing asthma rates among residents.

Urban Releaf is planning to plant thousands of trees all along San Leandro Ave., where industrial plants, unregulated dumps and a lack of trees are contributing to skyrocketing asthma rates among residents.

Thousands of trees may be planted in Oakland with funds from California’s first cap and trade program

For the first time, Oakland will receive funding for environmental projects from California’s eighteen-month-old cap and trade program, which has already generated $872 million in state revenue.

You Tell Us: Oakland voters should reject Measure Z

Ten years ago, the city claimed it was broke, and that there was a public safety safety crisis.  They asked voters to approve a “temporary” parcel tax that would last 10 years to lower crime.  Sound familiar?  After 10 years of the failed Measure Y, the public safety crisis is obviously far worse.  This alone...

You Tell Us: Why I support Measure FF to raise...

Measure FF is a ballot initiative in Oakland looking to raise the minimum wage from $9 an hour to $12.25 an hour. That $3.25 hourly increase provides someone working 40 hours a week with roughly an extra $520 each month. That alone might cover somebody's car payment, health insurance, or help cover daycare costs.

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