David Duong, founder of Oakland-based California Waste Solutions, is one of the most successful Vietnamese businessmen in the East Bay. His story began on April 30, 1975. Mr. Duong’s father owned a recycling company [...]
By Marvin X Jackmon Co-founder of BAMBD Leaders of the Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) along the 14th Street corridor want: 1) Land placed in a trust not subject to gentrification and [...]
Villarosa Media, founded by a family with over 50 years of combined journalism and literary experience, is seeking to produce quality fiction and nonfiction books primarily by and about African Americans and the African diaspora.
African American churches from around the state from joined forces with Covered California over MLK Jr. Day weekend to reach the African American community with a message that health insurance is now a right that [...]
By Yara Simón, Remezcla.com The late Celia Cruz will now be honored with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. Cruz – who perhaps has one of the most recognizable versions of “Guantanamera”– got [...]
By Mary Kenny, SFSU News The 2016 Academy Award contenders have been announced, and once again, San Francisco State University alumni among those who have been nominated.
The San Leandro Public Library is hosting a Murder Most Foul forum on Saturday, Jan 16, 2 p.m., at the Main Library at 300 Estudillo Ave.
By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley News In a first, a graphic novelist has been picked as the new national ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and the honor is going to a UC Berkeley graduate [...]
By Donna Raminez Award-winning alternative Creole artist and accordionist Andre Thierry performed at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley Dec. 29. Thierry and his band filled the hall with holiday cheer and great [...]
City Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney will ask the city council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee next Tuesday to approve a resolution to designate the downtown 14th Street corridor as the Black Arts Movement [...]