Each year, the East Bay Regional Park District hires more than 400 young people to work in parks, offices and visitor centers. Opportunities include: summer and academic internships working in administration, public safety, operations, finance, [...]
Over 300 community members in support of a community garden in West Oakland recently participated in a performance event to protect the garden from destruction. The “Afrika Town” Garden sits on a lot on [...]
Dr. David Tom Cooke, a graduate of the Oakland Unified School District and the son of two former principals in the district, is a winner of this year’s Cal Alumni Association’s Excellence in Achievement Award.
By Jovanka Beckles A quarter of a million people in Richmond and West Contra Costa County, a majority people of color community, will be without a community hospital as a result of a recent [...]
Nearly one month has passed since U.S. Marshals chased the wrong man through Fruitvale, leading to a car accident with a paratransit vehicle. Initial media reports labeled the “suspect” as a “violent fugitive.” Activists quickly [...]
By Desley Brooks It is widely known now that I have called for an office of Race and Equity to be established in the City of Oakland. Voices have risen up across our entire city [...]
At the age of 18, Mahlik Smith is one step closer to becoming Youth of the Year of the National Boys and Girls Club. Gaining the Regional title Tuesday at the State Capitol in Sacramento, [...]
The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), a leading research, policy and advocacy group with offices in New York and Baltimore, is holding an International Reparations Summit this week at various sites across [...]
The Cherry Festival will be returning to San Leandro on Saturday, June 6, marking the 106th anniversary of this event. The Cherry Festival, which honors San Leandro’s heritage as the former cherry-growing capital of the [...]
The San Leandro Public Library and San Leandro Police Department will host an event for children and young fans of community heroes on Thursday, April 16 from 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.