Under the regulations issued by the Trump administration in early October, more employers, based on their religious beliefs or moral convictions, could choose to deny contraceptive coverage to their employees.
A new study from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland and All In Alameda researched the effects of providing “food prescriptions” to prediabetic children and their families.
Small business owners speak out about their efforts in obtaining government contracts in the council chambers at the Oakland City Hall. The city government was holding an event to discuss a new government study on race and gender disparities that evaluates the government’s contracting with small, minority-owned businesses.
On Tuesday, city council confirmed members of Oakland’s new police commission and were not able to pass a new security services contract for the city
Over the last 30 years, Pacific Institute has studied the effect climate change could have on the environment and promoted strategies to make more efficient use of water and pushed California officials to consider climate change’s effect on water.
People from around the Bay Area gathered at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California in downtown Oakland on Sunday to create art and signs protesting the Trump administration’s travel ban. “It’s a really discouraging time right now,” said Raeshma Razvi, director of IC3: Incubating Creativity, Community and Civic Engagement, which put on the event. “Events like this show that a lot of us are together. [It’s about] strengthening and amplifying Muslim-American voices.” The most recent version of the travel…
A new law bars the expansion of for-profit immigration detention facilities in California, marking strong opposition to the Trump administration’s efforts to expand detention centers and ramp up deportations.