Month: July 2015

Hidden Geniuses Say, “Yes We Code”

By Rasheed Shabazz As a young child, Muhammad Abdulla worked as a farmer, planting seeds in Yemen….

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Flag Raised at Cuban Embassy in Washington

Posted in World News By Tulio Ospina Diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US have been officially restored after…

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Eastlake Community Group Says “Fight Continues” to Stop E. 12th Street Luxury Tower

By Ken Epstein A group of neighbors who are leading the fight against the luxury apartment tower…

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“No Coal, No Way,” Say Protesters

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment Protesters rally to stop the coal shipments from Utah to the…

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Health Dangers of Coal Spark Local Debate

Posted in Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Labor, Transportation Operators at the Spring Creek Mine near Decker, Mont., apply a topper agent…

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City of Oakland Declares Humanist Hall a Neighborhood Nuisance

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Gentrification, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government Gentrifying neighborhood threatens historic venue’s survival, according to staff. By…

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City of Oakland Declares Humanist Hall a Neighborhood Nuisance

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Gentrification, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government Gentrifying neighborhood threatens historic venue’s survival, according to staff. By…

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Young McClymonds Warriors Tour South Africa

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth McClymonds High School’s “Culture Keepers” left Monday on a flight to Johannesburg to tour South Africa….

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The San Francisco Foundation Donates $34 Million to Oakland Nonprofits

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Housing/Foreclosures, Oakland Job Programs Huge grant will mean jobs, training and affordable housing (L to R): Dominique…

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McClymonds High’s Original Warriors Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth, History and remembering McClymonds graudates By Ken Epstein and Ashley Chambers McClymonds High School, the school of…

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