This is a historic opportunity to break the cycle of corporate power in politics. If we can’t elect a corporate-free progressive in one of California’s most progressive districts, what hope do we have for dozens of Congress races next year? Please step up.
Oakland, California's mayor, Libby Schaaf, isn't worried about Donald Trump's threats, no matter what he thinks.
The agreement includes a 6% raise for teachers, a commitment to smaller class sizes and the hiring of more than 600 nurses and support staff over the next three school years.
The park in Oakland California has had at least two huge events since the incident.
The Secret Service leapt to Bernie Sanders' protection after several people appeared to try to rush the stage.
A black firefighter was detained after cops assumed he was burglarizing the fire station where he worked.
Protesters angry over the George Zimmerman verdict blocked a Los Angeles freeway on Sunday night, while about 80 marched to the CNN building in Hollywood just after midnight Monday, causing police to declare an unlawful assembly.
The Oakland City Council approved a 1,170,000 settlement Tuesday night in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a National Lawyers Guild legal team on behalf of journalist Scott Campbell and 11 other persons who were injured in the Oakland Police Department's violent response to Occupy Oakland in the fall of 2011.
Support Kimani Gray's community and all communities of color besieged by police violence, by coming out for a mass march Sunday the 24th.
As individuals, families, and communities, most of us are drowning in debt for the basic things we need to live, including housing, education, and health care. Even those of us who do not have personal debt are affected by predatory lending. Our essential public services are cut because our cities and towns are held hostage by the same big banks that have been bailed out by our government. All of us are outraged that big banks don’t have to pay their debts, but we do.
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