Oakland

  • 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...