Getting lost is the goal of the burgeoning Occupy Wall Street movement, which is to make the banks accountable to the people and pay for the mess they created.
Hundreds marched peacefully to protest the release from prison of Johannes Mehserle, former BART police officer who killed passenger Oscar Grant III, after Mehserle had served just one year in prison.
Prospects for redeveloping the Oakland Army Base moved a step forward last week as the City Council voted to extend its negotiating agreement with developers California Capital Group and AMB Corp.
Bus riders brought together by the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment shared their stories.
A controversy is brewing over Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to do away with local Redevelopment Agencies and return their functions to local governments.
The gathering was the latest in a series of actions Quan has initiated as part of her goal to be a "people's mayor."
Oakland is set to offer all residents, including undocumented immigrants, ID/ATM debit cards.
Hundreds of union and community supporters of justice for Grant rallied outside City Hall Oct. 23, to demand the maximum sentence for Grant's killer, Johannes Mehserle.
OAKLAND, Calif. - With a City Council vote July 27, Oakland became the first U.S. city to authorize industrial-scale production of medical marijuana.
Over 100 community residents and trade union activists were on hand at Port Commission headquarters to welcome a vote vital to assure quality jobs for Oakland residents.