By Nikolas Zelinski A 65-day moratorium on rent increases and evictions recently passed by the Alameda City Council will not be enough to curb a housing market crisis, according to the Alameda Renters Coalition [...]
United for Success Academy, a public middle school in the Fruitvale District of Oakland, hosted a Thanksgiving food distribution Wednesday, Nov. 18, put on by Safe Passages and sponsored by the City of Oakland Community [...]
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Downtown Richmond is getting ready for its annual Downtown Holiday Festival on Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., hosted by a partnership of Richmond Main [...]
Mayor Ed Lee, the San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA) and the San Francisco Interfaith Council have announced the schedule for the Emergency Winter Shelter Program and shelter site locations, preparing for a significant shelter [...]
By Yasmin Anwar , UC Berkeley News At 6-foot-4 and with quite a wingspan, UC Berkeley engineering student Akol Kuan towered over sixth-graders at Oakland’s Beacon Day School as he gave each of them [...]
The local teachers’ union and school activists are raising concerns about a proposal, backed by the school district’s administration, to dramatically change how new students are enrolled in Oakland schools, called “Common Enrollment,” a computer-based [...]
Mary V. King, an Oakland native who was the first African American on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and served as AC Transit general manager, died on Sunday at the age of 69.
Dorothy Johnson-Speight (right), the National Director of Mothers in Charge, spoke to the congregation of St. Columba Church in Berkeley at the church’s Saints Day Service on Nov. 1. Mothers in Charge is a [...]
The Eastbay Astronomical Society is launching a program to restore the Zeiss planetarium projector at the Chabot Space & Science Center. According to the Zeiss representative in the United States (Zeiss is a German [...]
Tensions remain high at Berkeley High School in the wake of a student walkout sparked by the discovery of a written message in the school library threatening to lynch Black students.