Political season is kicking off in Stockton, with at least three City Council seats up for change in 2014. Councilmen Michael Tubbs and Moses Zapien last year won their races along with Mayor Anthony Silva [...]
Interim CEO Dee Dee Brantley is leading The San Francisco Foundation in its mission as a “catalyst for change” in the San Francisco Bay Area, where it is making an impact with big ideas, innovative [...]
The Vallejo City Council this week received a $1 million grant from the Department of Justice to hire four patrol officers for four years. At its meeting Tuesday evening, the council unanimously passed a motion [...]
The PEN Oakland writer’s organization announced this week that Oakland-native journalist, political-social columnist and novelist J. Douglas Allen-Taylor is the winner of the group’s Reginald Lockett Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award this year for Allen-Taylor’s “gadfly [...]
The Oakland Dynamites Jr. Midgets defeated the Oak Grove Renegades, 31-0, last Saturday at Oakland Technical High School and claimed the Northern California Division 1 Championship Title.“It was a good championship game. The kids were [...]
The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, a longtime East Bay environmental advocacy group, has reached agreement, which could potentially generate $52.5 million in revenue, with Oakland developer Jabari Herbert and FOCON to provide electrical power [...]
Staged against a backdrop of George Gershwin’s “Summertime” and the Southern Gullah culture of Catfish Row in Charleston, South Carolina, the popular Tony Award-winning opera ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” opened to a packed audience [...]
Rev. Darrell Williams and Hilliard Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 209 C St. in Stockton, invite the community to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner and fellowship on Tuesday, Nov. 26from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. “It’s always such [...]
In honor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church’s 155th Anniversary, Rev. Dr. Harold R. Mayberry and the FAME family hosted a one-night revival featuring Bishop Paul Morton.
When Ed Howard began working on the West Oakland Stories of 40s, 50s and 60s, he wanted to document the lives and culture of the predominantly Black West Oakland neighborhood where he grew up in.