At a rally in West Oakland, artists and presenters explained why the giant canvases behind them evoked both international struggles for natural resources and California’s ongoing conflicts over water rights.
Oakland city councilmember at-large Rebecca Kaplan was the first out lesbian elected to office in Oakland when she joined the city council in 2008. Now, at age 44, she has another goal for change: to become Oakland’s mayor.
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.
When Oakland’s 2014 mayoral candidates were asked to name their favorite local building Monday night, Bryan Parker chose the Tribune Building.
Former State Senator Don Perata, a longtime powerful leader in the California legislature endorsed Port of Oakland commissioner Bryan Parker, for mayor of Oakland.
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 attacking medical errors from multiple directions. The measure would increase the state’s cap on medical malpractice awards for pain and…