The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is asking the public to cut back water use even further from 10 percent in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, because of the continued drought.
By Troy Williams African Americans represent approximately 20 percent of the men and women in the Army and Marines, and 17 percent of the Air Force and Navy, according to the Military Times. However, [...]
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson spoke recently to a group of kindergarteners and parent champions at the “It’s Up to All of Us” Campaign Kick-off in honor of Zachary Cruz Pedestrian Safety Month, which took [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News Taking inspiration from nature, UC Berkeley engineers have created an ultra-thin film that can shift colors as easily as a chameleon’s skin when pulled or twisted. <
Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, arguably the greatest blues woman of the second half of the 20th century, was alternately tough and tender whether singing on stage and on records, or interacting with musical and [...]
A financial education, entrepreneurship and college preparatory conference for students and Money Management Workshops for parents was held Saturday, March 7 at UC Berkeley, hosted by Life Courses Inc. The 2015 one-day Youth Education Conference [...]
Alameda County and other California counties have begun receiving millions of dollars a year to partially offset the state decision to save money by shifting many inmates from state prisons to local jails.
Gladys Green has made her mark on the community of Oakland many times over – as a neighborhood activist, a business leader, a champion of low-income and underserved residents, and as a driving force in [...]
By Hatem Bazian In 2011, the Center for American Progress published a groundbreaking report, “Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America,” which managed to expose for the first time the funding sources [...]
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News New brain evidence provides insight into why highly anxious people are worst at making decisions when things get unpredictable. Highly anxious people have more trouble deciding how best [...]