While parades and festivals mark the Juneteenth holiday in San Francisco, Berkeley, Vallejo and Tracy, Omnira Institute’s 9th annual Juneteenth observation in Oakland focuses on prayer and remembrance.
The Alameda County Registrar of Voters is open for weekend voting to allow voters to come to the Registrar of Voters’ office to vote early for the June 7 Presidential Primary Election on the following [...]
KPFA SUMMER CRAFTS FAIR will take place on June 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond Waterfront.
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News If you rage with frustration during a marital spat, watch your blood pressure. If you keep a stiff upper lip, watch your back.
By Cathy Cockrell, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley job applicants who have prior conviction histories will find it easier to be considered on the merits of their knowledge and experience, under a policy that [...]
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News Bleeding profusely in a medic’s arms, 19-year-old U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Brian Vargas felt his life slipping away. It was Jan. 17, 2007, in Iraq’s Triangle of Death, [...]
The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series will feature a celebration of four women voting rights activists of 1965, Saturday, May 14, at Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd in Oakland.
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News A UC Berkeley study of homeless youth living on the streets of San Francisco found that they have a 10 times higher mortality rate than their peers, mostly [...]
By Anne Brice, UC Berkeley News About 100 students, staff, faculty and community members gathered for this year’s Take Back the Night at UC Berkeley. The annual event, dedicated to empowering survivors and allies [...]
By Harry Brill Governor Brown just signed a minimum wage bill that was enthusiastically greeted by many progressive organizations. Among the enthusiasts is the California Federation of Labor, which is the umbrella organization for [...]