Month: April 2013

City Rescues $200,000 for Laid Off Workers

By Ken A. Epstein The City of Oakland is almost two years behind in spending its federal…

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Small Local Contractor Asks: Where is Oakland’s Level Playing Field

Posted in Army Base Jobs, City Auditor’s Report From the point of view of Turner Group Construction –a local, small…

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Unfair Treatment of Turner Group Construction “Only the Tip of the Iceberg”

Posted in Army Base Jobs, City Auditor’s Report By Ken A. Epstein The City of Oakland’s failure to offer Turner…

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Community Challenges Ruby’s Audit

Posted in Army Base Jobs, City Auditor’s Report By Ken A. Epstein Community members and local leaders showed up to…

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Kitty Epstein Receives Urban Affairs Association Award

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth By Post Staff Kitty Kelly Epstein, an Oakland activist and educator, received the 2013 Marilyn Gittel…

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City Workers Demand Raises, Not More Cuts

Posted in Labor By Ken A. Epstein SEIU 1021, which represents 1,500 city workers, along with other unions that…

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Fight for Army Base Jobs Linked to Audit Issues

By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor One of the key issues in Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby’s recent Non-Interference…

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