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Alameda County: $140 Million Health Grant Targets Needs of Homeless, “High Utilizers”

Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) has been awarded more than $140 million by the California Department of Health Care Services for an ambitious and innovative program that aims to improve health outcomes for [...]
Oakland Tech students walked out of classes Wednesday morning and held a rally in front of City Hall. They've been joined by thousands of student demonstrators protesting across the country. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Protests Rock Bay Area Following Trump Election

High school students in Oakland and throughout the Bay Area were among those who flooded the streets Wednesday and Thursday to condemn Donald Trump’s surprise victory in Tuesday’s presidential election. &
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Bernie Sanders: “Now is Not the Time for a Protest Vote”

  Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday discouraged voters from picking a third-party nominee, saying the issues facing the U.S. are too dire for a “protest vote.” 
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UC Berkeley joins CyberTran to Solve Traffic Congestion

  UC Berkeley announced this week that it has joined forces with CyberTran International Inc. (CTI), Stantec, a global Architecture and Engineering firm, and a group of small businesses to apply jointly to the MacArthur [...]
Members of Youth Spirit Artworks stand beside their new mural, 'Visions of Mother Nature.' (Photo courtesy Youth Spirit Artworks/ Facebook).

Street Spirit Newspaper Secures New Partner, Seeks Community Support After losing its 22-year funding source, Street Spirit will operate under Youth Spirit Artworks

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 [...]
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New Black History Exhibition “The Gift to Sing” at Bancroft Library

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 [...]