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 [...]
The African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) of San Joaquin will hold its inaugural Juneteenth Business Career Day at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel on June 20 from 4:40 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Themed “Business Success [...]
This August, Paulette Brown will become the first Black woman to serve as President of the American Bar Association(ABA). Brown will serve as president-elect for one year before taking over as president in August 2015.A [...]
The Stockton San Joaquin County Public Library has created Storytime Kits for parents to share with their children. The kits are themed boxes that contain picture books, an activity book, a song booklet and a [...]