Month: November 2013

Army Base Project Overcomes “Almost Insurmountable” Obstacles

By Ken A. Epstein Now that the Oakland City Council has approved the $25 million, 17-acre development…

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Truckers Call Third Work Stoppage

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Labor By Ashley Chambers Their backs to the wall, independent truckers at the Port of…

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Holds Meeting on West Oakland Hazardous Cargo Inspections

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Environment, Responsive Government, Uncategorized By Ashley Chambers Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s office hosted a meeting last week so…

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Aboudi’s Army Base Project Means 900 Jobs and Reduced Pollution

By Ashley Chambers and Ken Epstein The City Council this week approved a 55-year lease for a…

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PUEBLO Presents Award to Radio Journalist Davey D

Posted in Community By Post Staff Nationally recognized radio journalist Davey D Cook recently received a Community Leader Award…

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Protesting Port Truckers Surround Oakland City Hall

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Equal Rights/Equity, Labor, Responsive Government By Ashley Chambers Independent truckers lined up around Oakland City Hall Wednesday…

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Proposed Youth Curfew Fails for Lack of Support

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety By Ken A. Epstein A proposal for a youth curfew in Oakland died this…

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Oakland Considers Backing Richmond’s Eminent Domain Ordinance

Posted in Housing/Foreclosures By Ken A. Epstein Wells Fargo Bank has been lobbying the Oakland City Council to kill…

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Noel Gallo Wants Youth Curfew

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety By Post Staff Oakland City Councilmember Noel Gallo is preparing to introduce an ordinance…

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Concerns Over Army Base Jobs as Development Breaks Ground

By Ken A. Epstein and Ashley Chambers As the city prepares to kick off its long awaited…

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