An effort first started in May by the Wilson Way Neighborhood Initiative to promote reading and access to books by creating Little Free Libraries in its neighborhoods has grown to become a citywide campaign.Central United [...]
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 [...]
An 89-year old woman who was among the Japanese Americans sent to internment camps during World War II spoke at the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education Committee on Renaming Portola Middle [...]
While many middle school students are looking forward to some time away from their studies this summer, two 8th graders from Bayside Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy in Marin City are looking forward to an [...]
Kevin Burkes recently graduated from River City High School in West Sacramento with a 3.75 GPA. Born in Oakland and raised in Pittsburgh, Burkes has been athletic his entire life, playing such sports basketball, football, [...]
The Sausalito Woman’s Club presented a record $61,000 in educational scholarships 40 high school graduates and college students from Sausalito and Marin City on Sunday, June 1.
Each time Trevor Dunbar took to the basketball court for St. Ignatius High School of San Francisco something exciting was bound to happen. Dunbar, a 5-foot-10 point guard, was a highlight reel, handling the ball [...]
Professional athletes understand that community involvement is a part of the job. But for some of them, it means a whole lot more. Just entering his 3rd season, Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver Rod Streater has [...]
By Cathy Cockrell, UC News In 1942 a young African American Ph.D., David Blackwell, interviewed for a teaching job in UC Berkeley’s math department. He got a job at Berkeley, but not for many years.
An initiative established in 2008 between former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums’ office and Oakland Unified School District to recruit, support and retain the most outstanding teachers who reflect the diversity of Oakland’s children has reached [...]