There are few media outlets that exist purely to support and raise the voices of the homeless community. “Street Spirit,” a newspaper serving the Bay Area’s homeless, breaks mainstream media trends by reporting on [...]
By Sue Taylor Three days before the opening of the first African-American Museum of History in Washington, D.C., a dedicated group of academics, students, friends and family gathered the Bancroft Library on the UC [...]
When Proposition 209 passed in 1996 by California voters, it eliminated the use of race, sex or ethnicity in state government institutions in employment, public contracting and public education.
Oakland City Council on Tuesday night voted unanimously to oppose the closure of Berkeley’s only hospital, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. In order to avoid state-mandated earthquake safety upgrades, Sutter Health, which operates Alta [...]
Buddy Montgomery Jazz Legacy Awards and Concert, featuring award winners Marlena Shaw, Jeff Chambers and John Santos, Saturday, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St. in Berkeley.
Bay Area teachers got a taste of the big leagues on Tuesday at the San Francisco 49ers third annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) open house.
Forty Members currently serve in the California State Senate, and only two Senators are African-American. Both African-American State Senators are from Southern California. The question is: does diversity still matter in 2016?
Organizers announced the return of the Bay Area Barbeque Cook Off & Music Festival (www.BayAreaBarbequecookoff.com), a three-day, outdoor food paradise on the beautiful grounds of Cal State East Bay at Hayward (Pioneer Amphitheater lawn [...]
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News Is a dog named Igor buried on campus? Does the Bancroft Library contain a book bound in human skin? In the Faculty Club, does a ghost haunt an [...]
By Ed Carpenter, USF News USF computer scientists have joined the national Computer Science For All movement to train 10,000 public school teachers to teach under-resourced high school students computer programming. It’s an effort [...]