In the past two years only 9 percent of work hours on City of Oakland-funded construction projects went to African-Americans. At the same time, some..
By Oakland Community Leaders There is a 13-to-1 racial wealth gap between the median White family and the median Black family in the U.S. You..
The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC United) held a groundbreaking rally and press conference Wednesday to announce the..
Oakland City Workers Strike Against “Unfair Labor Practices.” Photo by Ken Epstein. About 2,000 unionized workers, represented by SEIU Local 1021, went on strike Tuesday accusing the..
By Katherine Lugar, President/CEO American Hotel & Lodging Association; Lynn Mohrfeld, President/CEO, California Hotel & Lodging Association, and Kevin Carroll, Executive Director,Hotel Council of San Francisco The hotel industry is growing both nationally..
At the June 21 public planning hearing of the proposed Oak Knoll re-development project, residents offered recommendations to the developer SunCAL. The 167-acre site, which formerly housed..