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Día de los Niños, Children’s Day/Book Day in San Leandro

The San Leandro Public Library will host its annual El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s day/Book day) event on Saturday April 25, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Main Library, [...]
Malcolm X Elementary School students are getting ready to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Photo by Nikolas Zelinski.

Malcolm X Elementary Wins Grant to Support School Garden

Students at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley are gaining some important life lessons, learning the elements of getting their hands dirty in a garden and then producing healthy food.
Alana Banks is a junior studying American Studies at UC Berkeley.

Alana Banks runs for UC Berkeley student government

Oakland native Alana Banks is running for student government at UC Berkeley. She seeks to represent the campus’ Black and queer communities. Her candidacy for the Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) is [...]
Leonard Irving-Thomas hones his debating skills. ABC photo.

Oakland Teen Debates His Way to UC Berkeley

By Anne Brice, UC Berkeley News A national debate champion from Oakland is slated to attend UC Berkeley in the fall. But he wasn’t always at the top of his game. As ABC reported just [...]
A lifeguard with her students at the swim lagoon at Contra Loma Regional Park, Antioch. Photo courtesy of East Bay Regional Park District.

Youth Job Opportunities at East Bay Regional Parks

Each year, the East Bay Regional Park District hires more than 400 young people to work in parks, offices and visitor centers. Opportunities include: summer and academic internships working in administration, public safety, operations, finance, [...]