Business in Saint Elizabeth - Oakland, CA

From futuristic homes that adjust to extreme temperatures to apps that allow refugees to speak up for their own needs, here are just a few of the creative solutions implemented by Oxfam and our partners on the ground to help vulnerable communities take on new obstacles.

BSP Assistant Governor Francisco Dakila says inflation is expected to slow down to 3.2 percent this year, easing further to 3 percent in 2020.

Cellphone signals will be cut off in Cebu City and other areas of Cebu province this weekend for security reasons in line with the Sinulog festival.

The local government has opposed the city's possible inclusion in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

CYPRESS, Texas (FOX 26) — Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a shooting reported at a Cypress-area church. One female has died and another person was wounded and remains in critical condition.

A Republican congressman apologized for shouting "Go back to Puerto Rico" on the House floor on Thursday, said Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., who Democrats had believed was the target of the verbal attack
The remark came after Congress had adjourned for the week but lawmakers exchanged insults as they fought over issues related to a bill to fund the government, according to Politico.
"I was shocked, because I often heard those kinds of comments when I was a kid growing up in Pacoima,…

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new round of contract negotiations started Thursday between Los Angeles school district officials and a teachers union as thousands of educators picketed in the rain
The announcement that the two sides would sit down for the first time in nearly a week didn't indicate whether any new contract offers would be on the table.
Union officials tempered expectations.
"After 21 months of negotiations I think it would be an unrealistic expectation to say that this is going to…

The Cebu City local government took down a huge tarpaulin poster of senatorial aspirant and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos for supposed 'politicization' of the Sinulog festival.

Defense attorneys for the two men charged in connection with the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire are calling the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office a “manifestation of evil.”

New study from the Federal Reserve looks at how student debt is impacting young buyers

Madison founder Todd Narlinger still has 'significant equity stake' in the company and will continue as its CEO

If a Coast Guard member is dealing with an illness or other family emergency, the nonprofit Chief Petty Officers Association steps in to help with extra money or support
It doesn't usually have to help all of its members at once. In the past week, the Alameda chapter of the organization has helped organize two food pantries that fed 1,650 family members of active-duty Coast Guard and civilians employed at the base, who are all working without a paycheck during the partial government…

The Bay Area is recovering after a deadly and destructive storm that blew through the region on Wednesday.

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It's a real artistic proposition in the Spanish city of Segovia, northwest of Madrid, where local authorities hope a statue of Satan will become a tourist attraction.