Tre Landry, a sophomore from Georgia State University and KeChaunte Johnson, a graduate student at SF State, are preparing a plankton tow sample for microscopic examination at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental [...]
Alameda County marked the sixth anniversary of its partnership with the Coast2Coast Rx program, the county’s free prescription discount card that offers significant savings on thousands of prescriptions and other health care services.
Courtesy of The Richmond Standard Students and teachers from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) got a taste of college life during a weeklong summer engineering program held last week at [...]
San Francisco’s Community Music Center (CMC), a non-profit community arts organization, announced an award of $50,000 in merit scholarships to 31 students, covering their private lesson tuition during the 2015-2016 school year. <
The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) will present the 14th annual Music on the Main summer concerts Wednesdays, July 22 and Aug. 26, from 5 p.m. -7:30 p.m. in the lot next to the [...]
The horrific, senseless racist attack that took the lives of nine innocent souls while they were praying in the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., points to what can happen when we don’t adequately [...]
Oakland native Tova Ricardo was chosen as the 2015 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, a top literary honor for both the city and its hometown hero. Ricardo, 16, was awarded with a $5,000 [...]
As a young child, Muhammad Abdulla worked as a farmer, planting seeds in Yemen. The work was difficult, but he knew it would define his future.
“I’ve got the meanest feelin’ I ever had. The man I got treated me so bad…I’m gettin’ mighty tired the way my daddy’s doggin’ me,” Lillian Glenn wailed in a robust contralto on [...]
Ida Lewis grew up listening to lots of lively zydeco and Cajun music played on accordion in Beaumont, Texas during the 1930s and ‘40s. She was fascinated by the instrument but never considered [...]