The “Jazz and Beyond” concert will be presented by the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choirs Ecco and Ancora Thursday, May 26, 8 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive in Oakland. &am
The East Bay Regional Park District is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Lake Chabot Regional Park with a free festival Saturday, June 4 at the lake.
While Oakland has long been known for its political and humanitarian stances, it is also known for fighting for the rights of people of color to receive an equal education, not biased by discriminatory [...]
Friday, May 20 marks the halfway period of the 90-day housing state of emergency, intended to put a halt on rising rents and evictions while City Council takes action on solutions for Oakland’s housing crisis [...]
A new pilot project between “Dogtown Redemption,” a documentary about Oakland’s shopping cart recyclers, and Street Spirit, the East Bay’s homeless newspaper, promises to redefine the interactive media landscape.
Youth and faith groups, community representatives and advocates are invited to participate in a unity walk and block party to celebrate Union City’s diversity, sponsored by the Youth Violence Prevention Coalition.
Longtime Oakland resident Willie Johnson turns 100 next Sunday. Born in Delhi, Louisiana May 8, 1916 to Willie and Bessie Johnson, he is a retired carpenter who worked many years in Anchorage, Alaska.
Laney College recently hosted a celebration of the many cultures, kinds of music and people from across the world that make up the “Sights and Sounds of East Oakland.” &
Salvador Mateo Escobar became involved with Planting Justice while he was still going to Fremont High School. “They were able to employ me right out of high school (in 2011),” said Escobar. &
By Cat Brooks In 2014, I was appointed to the Board of Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY). This body manages City monies that support organizations serving Oakland’s young people.