The “F.A.M. Fest” on Saturday, Dec.14 will bring together independent artists in film, art, and music to showcase their talents at the Stockton Arena. Inspired by the SXSW (South by Southwest) Festival, an annual conference [...]
Unite4Good and Bright Future International (BFI), organizations that look to provide resources for underprivileged youth, have partnered with Berkeley Youth Alternative and other non-profits to kickoff its ‘Act of Kindness’ initiative this holiday season by [...]
City councilmember Michael Tubbs, who represents the 6th District in Stockton, spoke to community and faith leaders and elected officials Wednesday at the “Community Leaders Recognition Awards” hosted by Black Elected Officials & Faith Based [...]
500 San Francisco homeless children and their families will enjoy the holiday at a celebration in their honor Thursday, Dec. 12 hosted by nonprofit Compass Family Services and supported by more than 100 local volunteers, [...]
The Oakland Raiders have teamed up with the United States Marine Corps to brighten the holidays for thousands of children through the Toys for Tots program.
First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Vallejo is hosting the 16th annual Global Holiday Faire Saturday, Dec. 7 to benefit nonprofit organizations in the community and around the world. Organized by several local churches, the [...]
The Next Oakland Mayor?OPINION Even though the Oakland elections are scheduled for November 2014, the Mayor’s race is off and running with 3 possible candidates slated to oppose incumbent Jean Quan.In Quan’s stunning victory over [...]
Nationally recognized radio journalist Davey D Cook recently received a Community Leader Award recently at the 24th anniversary celebration of People United for a Better Life in Oakland (PUEBLO).
The PEN Oakland writer’s organization announced this week that Oakland-native journalist, political-social columnist and novelist J. Douglas Allen-Taylor is the winner of the group’s Reginald Lockett Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award this year for Allen-Taylor’s “gadfly [...]
Staged against a backdrop of George Gershwin’s “Summertime” and the Southern Gullah culture of Catfish Row in Charleston, South Carolina, the popular Tony Award-winning opera ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” opened to a packed audience [...]