The color of your parents’ refrigerator is…. um, white. You can’t remember exactly because it’s covered in artwork: your school projects, your sister’s drawings, your little brother’s scribbles. Face it: you’re an artistic family [...]
The fix won’t be quick. It never is. There’s no magic wand to change the things that have been on your mind lately: social issues, inequality, poverty, politics, apathy, violence. Those ills didn’t arrive [...]
The independent production and distribution company D Street Media Group, has tapped Ephraim Walker to be the President of Production of D Street Pictures, which has its West Coast office in Oakland.
Charges dropped. You were surprised, but not surprised. Hopeful that it might be different, but only barely. You know that these days, the idea of justice can be a slippery issue that’s [...]
Oaklanders have welcomed a new restaurant, Locol – Revolutionary Fast Food, located at 2214 Broadway near Grand Avenue. Now In its second month, the restaurant offers healthy fast and affordable entrees for breakfast, lunch [...]
BWOPA/TILE will honor six dynamic women under the age of 40 at its inaugural HerStory Empowers Awards ceremony on Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in Oakland.
The spirits of jazz greats Coltrane, Ellington, Gardner and Quincey Jones were in the Castlemont Auditorium Tuesday night, where 400 attended the 80th Birthday Musical Legacy Tribute to Professor Bill Bell.
By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, Washington Post As many as 12,000 prison inmates will be able to use federal Pell grants to finance college classes next month, despite a 22-year congressional ban on providing financial aid [...]
It doesn’t take very long. An accident, a murder, a surprise can happen in an instant that can seem like a lifetime. It doesn’t take very long – or does it? &nb
As a child growing up in the Haight Ashbury – Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, one of the many parents that would fascinate me was a local artist – Eugene E. White. &