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Chevron and DonorsChoose.org partnered to recognize teacher Kelly Fimbres of Peres Elementary School and her second grade class. Pictured: Mrs. Fimbres, Andrea Bailey (Chevron), Mike Wirth (Chevron) and Carolina Martin (DonorsChoose.org) with the second grade students at Peres Elementary.

Chevron and DonorsChoose.org Partner at Peres Elementary School

Kelly Fimbres, who has been teaching for 10 years at Peres Elementary School in Richmond, thinks outside the box when it comes to her students. Over the years she has used DonorsChoose.org to fund over [...]
Karen Monroe

Karen Monroe for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

Karen Monroe, candidate for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports. Serving as associate superintendent of [...]
A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco for Jennifer Laude, the 26-year old transgender Filipina woman allegedly killed by a Marine in the Philippines.

Protesters Call for Justice for Transgender Filipina Allegedly Killed by Marine

On Wednesday evening, around 100 people gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to hold a candlelight vigil for Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipina woman who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine in the [...]
Bill Riley

Bill Reilly for Peralta Community College District

Bill Riley is running for re-election as a trustee for the Peralta Community College District. “I am passionate about delivering quality education to Peralta’s diverse student body. We need strong, experienced leadership to continue our [...]
This is a 2014 photo of The Oakland Raiders Players (#81)Mychal Rivera, (#29)Brandian Ross (#34)George Atkinson lll and Raiderettes Erica and Chanel. This photo was taken at Fairview Elementary School, Hayward, California October 12, 2014. Photo by Tony Gonzales.

Raiders Honor Beatriz Leyva-Cutler for 4th annual NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards

The Oakland Raiders will honor Beatriz Leyva-Cutler with the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards (HHLA) on October 19th at Raiders home game against the Arizona Cardinals.Beatriz Leyva-Cutler is the Executive Director of The Bay Area [...]
Senator Bernie Sanders marches with nurses in Oakland today demanding more effective and immediate response by hospitals and the federal government in the face of the global Ebola threat.

Senator Sanders, Nurses March Against Ebola

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders marched with Kaiser Permanente nurses, members of National Nurses United, today calling for the federal government and hospitals to meet the highest “uniform, national standards and protocols” in order to “safely [...]