Month: October 2013

John George Democratic Club Honors Social Justice Activists

Posted in Community, Equal Rights/Equity

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“Every Breath Counts” Prescott-Joseph Center Fundraiser to Fight Asthma

Posted in Community, Environment, Health

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BWOPA Recognizes Community and Political Leaders

Posted in Community Dr. Kimberly Mayfield, chair of the Education Department at Holy Names University, Barbara Parker, Oakland City…

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Independent Truckers Hold Work Stoppage at Port of Oakland

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Labor By Post Staff Independent truckers who work at the Port of Oakland held a…

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Oakland Rents Rise Astronomically, Longtime Home Owners Face Foreclosure

By Ken A. Epstein While numbers of overall foreclosures in Oakland are decreasing, they are more and…

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Afro Ecuadorians Are Making Headlines

Posted in World News By Azalia Cruz and Ken A. Epstein Quito, Ecuador – Ecuador, a small country mostly…

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Inspections of Hazardous Cargo in West Oakland Would Violate City’s Zoning Laws

By Ashley Chambers and Ken A. Epstein City officials are saying that current zoning regulations prohibit the…

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U.S. Customs to Inspect Big Rigs with Potentially Hazardous Cargo in West Oakland

 “We’ve already engaged for over eight years to not have these trucks in the neighborhood,” said Margaret…

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Unlike Oakland, Richmond Contributes to Federally Supported Job Programs

By Tasion Kwamilele Oakland’s Workforce Investment Board takes one-third of its federal job and training funds to…

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Oakland Wants to Spend $200,000 in Youth Jobs Funds to Hire One City Administrator

Posted in Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein A proposal to redirect $200,000 in federal youth job…

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