The Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee on November 10 accepted a $1 million gun tracing proposal as a pilot program to be funded for two years, with a review and assessment scheduled thereaafter. Following
On November 10, while the Oakland city council public safety committee held its bi-monthly meeting, hundreds of fast food workers and organizations in support of the Fight for $15, to raise the minimum wage, gathered
A sharpened focus on security and privacy concerns marked this 12th annual Non-profit Developer Summit last week where members of non-profit organizations and advocacy groups shared information and learned how to better apply technology .
The human trafficking statistics presented by the Oakland Police Department at the November 10th City of Oakland Public Safety Committee Meeting were disappointing, and show that the city is still struggling with effective ways to
Shakespearean? Is it that Art imitates Life or is it that life imitates art? Prior to arriving at the Public Safety committee meeting at Oakland City Hall, I envisioned a large and crowded chamber like
Rents are on the rise in Oakland, and that is forcing good people out of the city. One bedroom apartments in Oakland are now going for a minimum of $1,300 or so, and they ask
I have been coming back and forward to Oakland for the past five years. Oakland was the place that really caught my attention more than any city I ever visited, and I have visited
When members of the Oak Center Neighborhood Association (OCNA) met Nov. 2 for the regular monthly meeting, they were more interested in what wasn’t listed as an agenda item – a proposed demonstration on Nov.
During times of change, especially unwarranted change, I turn to certain quotes to remind me that change can be good. Oakland is undergoing a transformation right now. Change is everywhere. Is it good change? That,
I received this email early one morning this past week: “Hey guys, strange jeep across the street from us. Two people inside. They laid back in their seats when we went outside … Something feels