Anthony Williams: What It Takes to Succeed Against All Odds

Sponsored Content The Forex world is gaining popularity all over the world. Every day, thousands of people attempt trading in the forex market with the hopes of making millions. Nevertheless, the forex world is considered one of the high-risk investment industries. It is estimated that more than 90% of forex investors and entrepreneurs fail to […]

Antioch council member resigns from police oversight committee after brush with cops

In response to colleagues’ calls for her resignation as chair of a police oversight committee because of an unspecified police incident, Antioch Councilwoman Tamisha Torres-Walker announced Tuesday she will step down. “Unfortunately, my work on the committee has become adversarial with the (Antioch Police Department), resulting in negative and retaliatory behaviors from APD,” she wrote […]

How Folabi Clemént Solanke is Making a Global Impact

Sponsored Content Making an impact around the world isn’t an easy feat. While we can all work hard to make positive changes in our communities, it’s an entirely different accomplishment to have your efforts impact lives on the other side of the planet. Well, that’s exactly what Folabi Clement Solanke was able to do. This […]

Mayor’s ‘state of the city’ speech highlights Oakland’s successes, glosses over its problems

OAKLAND — After acknowledging the “collective trauma” wreaked by the pandemic and the “desperation and frustration” many residents feel, Mayor Libby Schaaf on Tuesday went on to deliver a “state of the city” speech via a video presentation that painted a rosy picture of Oakland’s accomplishments. In the video, Schaaf expressed her appreciation for the […]

Kaiser suspends thousands of employees who shunned vaccine

In one of the first signs of an escalating showdown between healthcare providers and vaccine-resistant employees, Kaiser Permanente has suspended more than 2,000 workers who have chosen not to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The Oakland-based health care provider is not alone in putting workers who are shunning the vaccine on leave without pay. Across […]

Asian shares slip in cautious trading, shrug off US rally

By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares slipped in cautious trading Wednesday, shrugging off a rally on Wall Street led by technology companies and banks that erased most of the losses from the previous day’s sell-off. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 sank 1% in morning trading to 27,544.06, after opening higher. South Korea’s Kospi dipped […]

Post Status: WordCamp US 2021 Summary

After deciding not to hold the event in 2020, WordCamp US 2021 returned for a single day on October 1st. The entire event was planned in eight weeks — which was not widely known until mentioned by lead organizer Jen Swifter during closing remarks. This marks the first WordCamp US without Matt Mullenweg’s “State of […]