By Troy Belton Jodie’s is a quaint, little breakfast and lunch spot with a six-stool counter inside and two tables outside if the weather’s nice. Despite the small capacity seating and appearance, there is a [...]
Five candidates are competing to replace Alameda County Superintendent of Schools Sheila Jordan, who is retiring after 16 years in the position. The superintendent, an elected position, runs the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE),
With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North [...]
Civil Rights Attorney Pamela Price is running for California State Assembly in the 15th Assembly District which includes Northern Alameda County and Western Contra Costa County. Cities of the 15th Assembly District include Albany, Berkeley, [...]
The Epsilon Phi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated celebrated their 35th anniversary with the Christian Woman of the Year Awards and Scholarship Luncheon last week at Hs’ Lordship Restaurant in Berkeley.Zeta Phi [...]
The face of leadership is changing. More African American women are being represented in the political arena. They manage communications for state leaders, represent politicians in the State Assembly, and play a big role in [...]
Fifty girls from West Oakland schools attended the Expanding Your Horizons Conference last weekend at UC Berkeley, an all-day STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) event.
Former Oakland A’s Pitcher Mike Norris is invested in promoting positive values and education. He released a new educational calendar that’s aimed at helping children learn subjects such as Math, Science, English, and Nutrition.
By Daniel Heimpel A fortnight ago, the appeals court for the Second Appellate District in California invalidated a court order that had eased media access to Los Angeles County’s otherwise closed juvenile dependency hearings.This ends [...]
It’s tough and expensive to become a teacher. For most people in California it now requires five different standardized tests, a year of classes and six months of unpaid labor AFTER completion of the B.A.Now [...]