Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act that was signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, faith leaders, elected officials, community members, and activists assembled together at the Beebee Memorial Cathedral in Oakland [...]
Families in North Richmond will now have access to vital health services for children and much needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project funded through a grant from Chevron.
The Contractors Resource Center in conjunction with Turner Group Construction on June 4 hosted a subcontractors networking event, designed to increase capacity and meet with some of the Bay Area’s largest construction firms that are [...]
The community is invited to view the work of students from Jagged Lines of Imagination Art Academy on Friday evening, June 27th, from 5:30-7 pm, at 2232 N El Dorado in Stockton.Expressive watercolors inspired by [...]
The Oakland City Council awarded $1.3 million in city grants to support LGBTQ youth Tuesday evening. Approximately 540 LGBTQ young people per year are expected to benefit from the grants, which were awarded to five [...]
By Ise Lyfe People back in my hometown region of the Bay Area as well as people all over are mourning the loss of a dear brother, Kevin Weston.
OCCUR Holds “Board Report Card Clinic” for Faith-based Community OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation will host their fifth “A Model Built on Faith” Workshop on June 26th at the First Unitarian Church, 685 14th [...]
The Foothill Seminary commercial corridor is going to get a facelift. In 2004, District 6 Councilmember Desley Brooks, in partnership with David Glover of OCCUR and the City of Oakland, applied for a Metropolitan Transportation [...]
The organizations spotlighted this year by Peacemakers Inc. were Rainin 3zz, a West Oakland-based AAU girls Basketball team coached By Darren Vance and represented by 13-year-old McClymonds scholar-athlete J’Mya Martinez.Also honored were Civic Pride, founded [...]
Steven Parker, a native of Richmond, has witnessed the city in its prime when the government was functioning effectively for its residents. But he says that in recent years, Richmond has struggled, and the quality [...]