By Jessica Glenza, Guardian Maya Angelou, renowned poet and author, died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Wednesday. She was 86. “Her family is extremely grateful that her ascension was not belabored by [...]
Oakland community environmental leaders have notified the city that they are prepared to file a formal federal Title VI civil rights complaint over the negative impacts on air quality of the Oakland Army Base development [...]
The Stockton Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Islanders, AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and proud member of the Stockton community have donated $678,171 in cash, tickets and memorabilia to non-profit, civic and [...]
The office of Concerned Black Men on 1305 Franklin Street in Oakland was packed with community leaders, students and parents for the CBM Cares Mentoring Program launch party on Tuesday. CBM recently partnered with Montera [...]
The Oakland Raiders have long been associated with the phrase “Commitment to Excellence.” This week, the team honored a Yale-bound Oakland high school student who truly personifies that famous adage.
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is considering ending its use of ShotSpotter, an electronic sound detection system that the city has used for the past eight years to detect gunfire in East and West Oakland, [...]
The San Francisco Board of Education voted unanimously this week to update the school’s district’s dress code. The updated policy will allow schools to set their own policies on the wearing of hats, caps and [...]
oOCCUR and the San Francisco Foundation in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco presents the 4th workshop in the 2014 Model Build on Faith Capacity Building Series for faith-based and nonprofit organizations.
Northern Light School’s eighth grade class of 2014 recently returned from their East Coast Excursion Tour to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. This annual trip is a highlight of the eighth grade year [...]
Supporters of Dr. Elnora Webb breathed a partial sigh of relief this week when the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a one-year contract extension for the popular Laney College president, who [...]