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Beebe Memorial Cathedral honors East Oakland Youth Development Center

By Jesse Brooks, The Oakland Post  Inspired to continue to provide for the community, Dr. Charley Hames Jr., pastor of Beebe Memorial Cathedral presented Regina Jackson, President and CEO of the...
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West Oakland Girls Attend STEM Conference

By postnewsgroup Fifty girls from West Oakland schools attended the Expanding Your Horizons Conference last weekend at UC Berkeley, an all-day STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) event. The...
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Photog Diallo Jeffery’s unique views of Oakland on display at City Hall

By Ashley Chambers Diallo Mwathi Jeffery’s exhibit “Views of Oakland” – currently on display at City Hall until Feb. 28 – has an uncanny ability to capture those intangible “fleeting moments”...
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Oakland Funds Affordable Housing

by Ashley Chambers, The Oakland Post The city has awarded loans of over $7 million to five affordable housing development projects that will serve families and people with special needs, formerly homeless,...
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East Oakland’s Acta Non Verba Farm making change in deep East

By Richard Kevin Cartwright Walking through the wide expanse of nurtured and cultivated vegetable beds – a seemingly endless array of broccoli, an almond tree, lemons hanging from struggling branches,...
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The Griots of Oakland: African-American Young Male Stories

  A traveling version of the popular exhibit, The Griots of Oakland – Voices from the African American Oral History Project, will be shown at McClymonds Youth & Family Center (Alternatives in...
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SF Brewery Building Production Plant, Restaurant in San Leandro

The 21st Amendment Brewery will open a production brewery, tasting room, full-service restaurant and event space in the former Kellogg Cereal plant at 2010 Williams Street in San Leandro. “We are...
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Largest Supermarket in East Bay to Open in Oakland’s Foothill Square

By Ken Epstein When a new 80,000-square-foot Food Co. opens in Foothill Square next month, it will be the fulfillment of a dream of City Councilmember Larry Reid, who has been working for 16 years to...
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23,000 Local Residents Will Lose Unemployment Benefits, says Congresswoman Lee

By Tasion Kwamilele Congresswoman Barbara Lee visited Oakland’s Private Industry Council’s Career Center at 1212 Broadway in Oakland on Thursday morning to show her support to 23,000 local residents...
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City of Oakland’s zoning division forbids hazardous cargo inspection in West Oakland

By Ashley Chambers and Ken Epstein The City of Oakland’s Zoning division has issued a ruling this week forbidding entrepreneur Tom Henderson from establishing a U.S. Customs Exam Station at the old...