Oakland’s New Racism Must Be Stopped

Oakland’s New Racism Must Be Stopped. Oakland is being victimized by a new racist element that thinks it’s OK to yell out at and taunt people because they’re black. The…

Rebecca Kaplan for Oakland At Large Councilmember

After years of trying, Rebecca Kaplan was elected Oakland’s At Large Councilmember in 2008. In doing so, she became Oakland’s first lesbian elected official, and the first woman to serve…

Jane Brunner Gets Oakland Police Endorsement For City Attorney

A bit of an Oakland shocker until you think about it: Oakland Councilmember Jane Brunner just landed the endorsement of the Oakland Police Union called the Oakland Police Officers Association.…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Invites Councilmembers To Mua For Drinks; Budget Items

Oakland Mayor Quan tried for a Kumbaya moment Thursday June 28th, and got it, to a degree. And that after a Wednesday July 27th press conference that went badly off…

Occupy Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan in Big Trouble After Riot

Occupy Oakland explodes (photo by The Black Hour)! If there’s any gauge of the saying “The Whole World’s Watching!” It’s Google Trends, which, again, has Oakland, California among the top…