Month: May 2013

Last Minue Scramble to Save Army Base Jobs and Businesses; Without Base Businesses, Trucks and Uninspected Cargo Could End Up in Local Communities

By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor With Assistant Oakland City Administrator Fred Blackwell admitting to City Councilmembers that the…

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Last Minue Scramble to Save Army Base Jobs and Businesses; Without Base Businesses, Trucks and Uninspected Cargo Could End Up in Local Communities

Posted in Army Base Jobs By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor With Assistant Oakland City Administrator Fred Blackwell admitting to City…

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Insufficient Job Center Funding for Army Base

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Oakland Job Programs By Post Staff Some supporters of the new West Oakland Job Resource…

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Shake-Up at Oakland Police Department

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Ken A. Epstein Most of the Oakland Police Department’s top commanders have resigned or…

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Groups Want State to Investigate Tagami’s Army Base Financing Scheme

Posted in Army Base Jobs By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor While construction groundbreaking is still months away, Oakland’s massive Gateway…

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Auditor’s Political Move to Lobby Council’s Help

Posted in City Auditor’s Report By Ken A. Epstein City Auditor Courtney Ruby has sent out an email “Call…

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Santana’s Quandary, Jordan Rolls

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Ken A. Epstein Police Chief Howard Jordan’s decision to retire from the Oakland Police…

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Frazier: Police Reform a Rocky Road

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Post Staff The new independent Compliance Director who oversees the Oakland Police Department has…

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Police Monitor Warshaw: OPD Reform Still “Stagnant”

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Post Staff The Oakland Police Department’s performance has improved slightly, though its progress in…

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Frick School Family Fights for Principal Jerome Gourdine

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth By Ken A. Epstein The Oakland Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to remove…

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