Labor and environmental activists demonstrate in support of two key bills awaiting the governor's pen.
Oakland’s City Council took steps Wednesday night to address the city’s current housing problem by unanimously approving the “Housing Action Plan and Policy Framework” set out in the “Oakland Housing Equity Roadmap.” The policy seeks...
The Oakland Police Department and the FBI have been partnered together since June 2014 to tackle the large amount of homicide active and cold cases still under investigation. Almost a year later, a physical new...
At restaurants, the increase in minimum wage means wait staff are often getting a wage boost in addition to tips, while cooks don’t see changes in wages.
State representatives report back from Sacramento on their 2015 achievements. The key topics of conversation were education, healthcare and the state budget.
On Wednesday, members of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity coalition (PHSS) spent hours rallying in the heat to protest the new welfare check procedures in security housing units (SHU) at Pelican Bay State Prison.
Daniel J. Rush, a union official who has been at the center of a four-year FBI investigation, sat on the front bench in a federal courthouse in Oakland waiting to enter his plea in a...
Community organizers say the report helps show the reality of economic debt for families of incarcerated people.
The rates rose this summer after the city council granted the national company Waste Management (WM) the city’s sole contract for the collection of organic waste and trash.
During a public hearing Monday, the Oakland City Council heard testimony on the possible effects of a plan to export coal from a new cargo facility
Individual food trucks are only permitted to park and sell food in Fruitvale and East Oakland neighborhoods, frustrating food truck owners.
The co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association and civil rights advocate talked to students at Samuel Merritt University about social justice and healthcare for immigrants.
The unanimously approved draft policy will govern the use of data collected by thermal-imaging technology on the Oakland Police Department’s helicopter.
The agencies claim the motel is a center for human trafficking and other criminal activity.
The sixth annual festival drew more families with kids, who had a safe space to initiate conversations about their sexual orientations and gender identities.
Running through February 21, the exhibit "Yo-Yos and Halfsquares: Contemporary California Quilts" highlights Afro-traditional quilts from Oakland collector