Mayor Anthony Silva this week named Kurt Wilson as Stockton’s new city manager. Wilson, who is first African American to serve in that position, takes the place of Bob Deis, who retired in November.Wilson came [...]
Mary Rudge, Alameda first poet laureate, died Sunday, Jan. 19 from cancer in her home with her daughter. Rudge was 85. She participated the day before she died in a celebration of poetry, art and [...]
February 17th, 1937, twelve construction workers fell to their deaths while attempting to remove scaffolding from underneath a platform on the Golden Gate Bridge. On the 26th of September, 2001, a 2 1/2-ton plywood-and-steel panel [...]
By Steve Hockensmith, UC Berkeley News As 2013 came to a close, the media dutifully reported that the year had been the driest in California since records began to be kept in the 1840s. But [...]
Jim Becker, who has been working at the Richmond Community Foundation since 2005, will take over as president and CEO of the Richmond Community Foundation when Joan Davis steps down.
Oakland needs a “racially, ethnically and linguistically diverse teaching force that reflects” the students who attend the city’s schools, said Dr. Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, speaking on the “State of Education: Our Work to Increase Successful [...]
Working students are the fastest growing part of the student population in the country because most people realize they need advanced credentials to create the life they want but cannot afford a traditional undergraduate or [...]
Five Marin City pastors spoke on what the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday means to them during the local MLK celebration, held Monday, Jan. 20 at the Manzanita Recreation Center.
Members of San Francisco’s African American Chamber of Commerce met Wednesday with city administrators, and S.F. Travel officials on how to revitalize Black neighborhoods and businesses – in the wake of the chamber’s threat of [...]
Rebuilding Together Solano County (RTSC), a nonprofit organization that helps low-income homeowners make their homes safe and comfortable through volunteer work, has partnered with sponsors Kaiser Permanente, Home Depot and Recology Vallejo to present the [...]