Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, playwright, composer and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda and community leader Juan Salgado are among 24 winners of the 2015 “genius” grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Fouche’s Hudson Funeral Home, the oldest African American owned funeral home in the western region of the U.S., is celebrating 100 years. They have become known as an exceptional funeral provider, serving thousands of [...]
Media is now the way to reach people, and one group that is providing information is the Determination Media Group from West Oakland. These individuals have been highlighted by media coordinator Rafael Flores in [...]
Courtesy of CSUEB David Balderas stands outside the home of an alumna, who is one half of the pair that created the Save Our Students (SOS) Scholarship Fund at Cal State East Bay. The [...]
By LaCresia Hawkins, REACH Program Coordinator According to scripture, we must consider our bodies as “temples of the Holy Spirit,” which we have been tasked to manage throughout our lives.
Bridge the Gap College Prep is building a pathway to college for eligible Marin City students. The program’s College Prep Center is open after school and evenings four days a week, Monday through [...]
By Michelle Andrews Correctional facilities are responsible for providing health services to people who are jailed, but that doesn’t mean that prisoners don’t face financial charges for care. In most states, they may be [...]
Everyone uses roads and highways throughout the state to travel, conduct business, engage in commerce, or simply enjoy California’s beauty. Motivated citizens can help California Highway Patrol (CHP) do their jobs safely as Explorers and [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News In a perfect world, we’d all be as prepared for an earthquake as Jennifer Strauss. In a perfect world, we’d also have an early-warning system to give [...]
By Zoé Samudzi, UCSF Researcher & Social Psychologist This past Labor Day weekend, over 200 people assembled in San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza to recognize the labor of individuals whose work is frequently [...]