Month: March 2014

Planning Commission to Rule on West Oakland Customs Inspection Station

Posted in Business, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Health Hearing to Be Held Wednesday, April 2 Ken A. Epstein Reversing its previous position,…

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Community Calls for City to Improve Management of Federally-Funded Job Programs

By Ken A. Epstein More than 150 people attended a public hearing to air long simmering frustrations…

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Mayor Takes $200,000 of Youth Jobs Money

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Oakland Job Programs By Ken A. Epstein The city’s workforce Investment Board (WIB) has approved spending $200,000…

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Oakland’s Army Base Project Reports Over 50 Percent Local Hiring

By Ashley Chambers The city is celebrating recent reports that Oakland residents have been employed for over…

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New Report: 62 Percent of Those Stopped by OPD Are Black

Posted in Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety By Ken Epstein and Ashley Chambers The City of Oakland has released new police…

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Greenlining Institute Moves to Oakland

By Tasion Kwamilele The Greenlining Institute was created 21 years ago to fight against the practice of…

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Counterpoints: The Emerging Mr. Bryan Parker

Posted in Elections & Voting Rights By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor Like many voters, when it comes to a multi-multi-candidate…

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Overcomers With Hope Offers Youth Digital Arts Training

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Oakland Job Programs By Carla Thomas Overcomers With Hope (OWH) Television Broadcast Digital Arts Media Training Program…

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Eight Years Later, Tagami Still Hasn’t Started Rotunda Project

City Fails to Hold Developer Responsible  By Ashley Chambers Phil Tagami’s company, Rotunda Partners II, has failed…

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Movement Begins Against Increased Standardized Testing of Teachers

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity By Post Staff It’s tough and expensive to become a teacher.   For most people in…

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