Oakland

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    ¡Vamos a Gozar!

    PEDALFEST AT JACK LONDON SQUARE Saturday, July 22 / 11 am – 6 pm Jack London Square Oakland, CA Free Info: pedalfestjacklondon.com/activities...
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    City of Oakland Moves To Terminate ICE Agreement With Police Department

    Public Safety Committee Votes This Week on ICE Resolution and Civil Rights Ordinance Oakland, CA- This week the Public Safety committee of the Oakland City Council will consider a resolution from at-large representative Rebecca Kaplan to terminate agreements between the Oakland Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),...
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    A Look at the Oakland Museum of California 2017-2018 Exhibitions & Projects

    Oakland Museum of California UPCOMING Question Bridge: Black Males September 29, 2017-February 25, 2018 Hailed as one of the Bay Area’s Top Exhibitions in 2012 by the San Francisco Chronicle,Question Bridge: Black Males returns to the Oakland Museum of California this fall. Immerse yourself in intimate videos–woven together and arranged to...
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    VISIT OAKLAND LAUNCHES $25K PUBLIC MURAL GRANT 

    Inaugural 2017 – 18 Program to Encourage Public Art in Oakland  Oakland, CA — Visit Oakland, the city’s official destination marketing organization, is proud to announce the creation of the Visit OaklandPublic Mural Grant Program(PMGP) that will offer anywhere between $500 to $5K per project. Visit Oakland has allocated a...
  • Studies show diesel emissions are 90 times higher near the Port of Oakland in West Oakland than the state average. Photo Credit:  Chris Jordan-Block/Earthjustice

    Group Files Civil-Rights Complaint Over Port of Oakland Pollution

    Suzanne Potter California News Service OAKLAND, Calif. – Millions of Californians live close to a major port and just last week, community leaders in West Oakland filed a federal complaint alleging that the continued pollution in their community of color is a violation of the Civil Rights Act. Margaret...
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    US Senate Honors Oakland Fire Victims and First Responders

    Congresswoman Lee, Senator Feinstein & Senator Boxer Release Statement on Passage of Senate Resolution Honoring Victims of Oakland Fire  Washington, DC – On Saturday, December 10th, the United States Senate passed S. Res 637, a resolution honoring the individuals who lost their lives in the tragic fire in Oakland, California...
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    Bay Area Teams Come Together to Support Oakland Warehouse Fire Community

    Through means of social media and crowdfunding, relief efforts accumulate for those involved in the December 2nd tragedy  Arturo Hilario El Observador  Last week’s catastrophic “Ghost Ship” warehouse fire, where 36 people perished, has been met with sadness, anger, speculation and support. Many questions have been answered, but more...
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    Raiders Representing at the Pro Bowl

    It has been a long time since Raiders fans could go into an offseason with plenty of optimism. But based on the number of players the Raiders are sending to the Pro Bowl this year, fans have something to look forward to. After many seasons in which the Raiders...