Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks expects to propose a new city department that would address systemic racism within the city government and in the city to the full City Council by the end of the month.
The status of the event during Pride weekend was in question after the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence said they were stepping away.
The new system will provide some of the fastest Internet speeds available anywhere in the Bay Area.
Most of the proposal would accelerate spending that voters have already approved for water and flood projects.
The town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.
Napolitano Says ‘We Don’t Have To Listen To This Crap’ As Half-Naked Students Protest Potential UC Tuition Hikes
University of California President Janet Napolitano remarked to a fellow regent that they “didn’t have to listen to this crap” as students protested potential tuition hikes during a meeting Wednesday in San Francisco.
You’ve heard the saying, ‘look for the union label.’ Now, there’s a group of manufacturers and city leaders in the East Bay who hope to boost the local economy by putting ‘Made in Oakland’ on all their products.
The executive chairman at Google urged Congress on Wednesday to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal with other immigration issues later on.
It appears Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla will advance from in Tuesday’ss primary election for a vacant state Senate seat representing parts of Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has approved a new definition of marriage that includes gay marriage. The denomination is now the largest Protestant group to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings churchwide.
President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…