Three-and-a-half steps. Visualize it: that’s how big your home is. Back against the wall, three-and-a-half steps until you can’t go anymore. Arms straight out at your sides, fingers touching both walls, cement floors. Hardly [...]
The family of Michael Brown asks that we “channel your frustration to the grand jury decision in ways that will make a positive change.” Our young men are also exploited by the system of [...]
Education is not something that you have to do. Education is not something that is a waste of your time. Education is a vehicle that will take your mind on a journey [...]
In a rare primetime nationally televised address, President Obama Thursday evening announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in decades. The president will circumvent Congress, extend legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, increase [...]
Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card, expanded its network of participating transit operators to Solano County with the addition of Fairfield-Suisun Transit (FAST), SolTrans, The VINE and the San Francisco Bay Ferry’s Vallejo-to-San Francisco [...]
When Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf gave the Post/El Mundo News Group an exclusive interview Thursday pledging to involve and “include robust community participation” around jobs and minority participation in development projects, especially in East Oakland, I [...]
Sam Taylor, Jr., a former professional baseball player who distinguished himself as a good hitter who stole many bases while fielding well, has a fresh sports idea called TESH (The Evolution Starts Here) that is [...]
By Antonia Blumberg, Huffington Post Along with politics, poverty and culture, religion is often cited as a source of conflict throughout the world. However, the last 100 years reveal a growing interfaith movement in America [...]
In recognition of America Recycles Day, San Leandro will host a recycling event on Wednesday, Nov.12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Marina Community Center at 15301 Wicks Blvd.
Libby Shaaf was elected as Oakland’s new moderate mayor because she offered reasonable substantive, practical solutions to many problems facing Oakland, rather than sniping at her opponents.