The first things I had to learn were Jack o’ lantern, trick or treat, and you better get a costume! A week ago, I started seeing people on the bus, in grocery stores and other...
Measure N is a parcel tax that, if passed on Tuesday, would direct funds towards college and career preparation programs in Oakland's high schools.
We followed Oakland mayoral candidates Courtney Ruby, Joe Tuman, Bryan Parker and Mayor Jean Quan for a day on the campaign trail and documented what they are doing in their final push before Tuesday's election.
As campaigns to raise minimum wages across California—and the country—press on, Oakland’s initiative is proving to be a divisive issue among nonprofits and private business.
Three Oakland school board members are vacating their spots on the Board of Education this fall, making room for a field of first-time school board candidates racing toward the November 4 election.
Measure BB is an Alameda County ballot initiative that, if passed this November, would expand an existing sales tax to fund dozens of critical transportation projects in our community through 2045.
The Oakland Police Department announced the arrest of a 20-year-old suspect, Carl Stephen Dubose, in connection with the fatal shooting of Perla Avina, a 30-year-old mother of four.
Oakland may receive funding for environmental projects from California’s eighteen-month-old cap and trade program, which has already generated $872 million in state revenue.
The plant exchange began in 2007, when Pollarhad the idea to invite her neighbors and friends to a gathering held in her backyard lawn.
When Oakland’s 2014 mayoral candidates were asked to name their favorite local building Monday night, Bryan Parker chose the Tribune Building.
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....
As state and local health agencies wrestle with Ebola preparedness policies, members of National Nurses United (NNU) gathered.
Former State Senator Don Perata, a longtime powerful leader in the California legislature endorsed Port of Oakland commissioner Bryan Parker, for mayor of Oakland.
Tuesday night’s Public Safety Committee meeting announced the Oakland Police Department will surpass its staffing targets for sworn officers, bringing the total up to 715 officers.
What do East Bay voters think of the state ballot initiative that pits doctors against lawyers? Proposition 46, called the “Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Cap and Drug Testing of Doctors Initiative,” is a four-fold ballot measure...
Michael Hannan reveals "Making Human," his indigenous art collection at Oakstop. He uses cultural history, music, storytelling, and folk art, to portray the underlying theme of the collection-- the common ground we share in being...