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(Inset): Leonard Kaprielian. Left to right (back): Paul Anderson, Managing Director, Sausalito Art Festival; Michele Lyn Forsythe-Manzo, Educational Tall Ship; Alan Olson, Educational Tall Ship; Sharon White, Spaulding Wooden Boat Center; Jim Delano, Friends Of The Sausalito Public Library; Jerry Taylor, Sausalito Historical Society On Behalf Of The Ice House Plaza; Felecia Gaston, Performing Stars of Marin; Royce Conner, Willow Creek Academy; Wayne Kaleck, Chairman Of The Sausalito Art Festival Foundation Board. (front): Irina Zeylikovich, Danni Pascuma, and Lexi Weiner of the Bay Area Discovery Museum; Susan Newmeyer and Lauren Menagh of Willow Creek Academy. (Photo by Herman Privette)

Non-Profits Receive Grants from The Sausalito Art Festival Foundation

Investment in the community is important to The Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, as they awarded grants to seven non-profits in Sausalito and Marin City. The grants were awarded in honor of Leonard Kaprielian, long time [...]
From left to right, Oakland Council President Lynette McElhaney, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., Mayor Libby Schaaf, and Pastor Zachary Carey of True Vine Ministries.

Libby Schaaf Backs Jesse Jackson’s Drive to Bring Tech Jobs to Oakland

Civil Rights veteran and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. was the guest speaker at the True Vine Ministries services, which are held in the McClymonds High School Auditorium in West Oakland, [...]
Ronnisha Johnson speaks Wednesday to supporters of Black Friday 14 in front of Alameda County Superior Court at 661 Washington St. in Oakland. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Black Friday 14 Supporters Call on District Attorney to Drop Charges

Fourteen protesters were in court this week facing a misdemeanor charge and $70,000 in restitution for shutting down BART service on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, as part of the national movement opposing police [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Attorney General Eric Holder. Photo courtesy of Congresswoman Barbara Lee's office.

Attorney General Holder Visits Oakland to Build Community Trust 

Congresswoman Barbara Lee welcomed Attorney General Eric Holder to Oakland Thursday for a roundtable discussion around building trust between the community and law enforcement.     The conversation, held in the Ronald V. Dellums Federal [...]
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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Event for Small Businesses

Congressmembers Barbara Lee, Eric Swalwell and Mike Honda will host a free education and enrollment event workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small business owners and employees understand the Affordable Care Act and learn about [...]
Councilwoman Jovanka Beckles, Mayor Tom Butt, Rev. Jesse Jackson, former mayor Irma Anderson, Rev. Alvin Berstine, and Councilman Jael Myrick. Photo by Joe L. Fisher BAPAC.

Jesse Jackson Visits Richmond to Discuss the Continuing Fight for Equality

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered a moving message to a packed audience this past Sunday at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond. Rev. Jackson weighed in on what he sees as a continued [...]