The fight to build affordable housing on a parcel of public land by Lake Merritt has once again turned into a tug-of-war between the East 12th St. neighborhood coalition with various community organizations’ support and [...]
Carol Lee Tolbert, an Oakland native, is the first and only African-American woman elected to public office in North Oakland. From 1993 to 1997, Tolbert served on the Oakland School Board, and from 2010 [...]
When Brittany started attending the Pyramid Business Systems Telecom Tech program at Laney College this fall, she saw an opportunity to build her skills and find a job in tech, a field she already [...]
The Justice Reinvestment Coalition of Alameda County will host a town hall summit Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Oakland Youth Center
The San Leandro City Council announced that for the second year in a row, up to 75 San Leandro homeowners are eligible to receive as much as $3,000 to help strengthen their homes in the [...]
By Terry Turner , courtesy of Good News Network A North Carolina preacher was nominated for a top hero prize after he created a nutritional oasis in what had been a food desert.
By Ron Lindsey Broken lives and families are being woven together in West Oakland and throughout the Greater Bay Area thanks to a program tailored made for African American Families.
In a historic move, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (has funded the design phase of an African American Wellness Hub in Alameda County. The organization’s steering committee is working to maximize recovery, resilience [...]
Things were abuzz at Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church for a Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18. Over 30 AmeriCorps volunteers and former Peace Corps volunteers [...]
By Kevin D Sawyer San Quentin News Journalist This week’s 50th Anniversary of the National Football League’s Super Bowl game pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. This year also marks the 50th [...]