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Workshop on “Data Collection for Designing Knockout Programs and Winning Grants,” June 26

OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation Faiths Program are presenting a workshop on Friday, June 26, “Data Collection for Designing Knockout Programs and Winning Grants.”   “All grant seekers want big money and believe their [...]
Professor Walter B. Turner. Photo by Godfrey Lee.

Marin City Community Celebrates Fatherhood

The Marin City community celebrated fathers at the Third Annual Father’s Day Breakfast and Awards event, “Fatherhood: A Protected Species,” on Saturday, June 20 at the Hannah Gallery. Nearly one hundred men attended the breakfast, [...]
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National Barber Competition and Expo at Hilltop Courtyard Marriott

Courtesy of the Richmond Standard In this competition, the champions win by a hair. The Pinole-based Western Barber Conference has announced it will be holding the Catch the Fade Barber Battle, a one-on-one barber competition, [...]
Top row: Children from the Performing Stars march in the parade. Bottom photo: (adults, from left) Deputy David Lundie, Marin County Sheriff's Department, Gabe Garcia, Bjorn Anderson, and Captain Todd Overshiner, Marin County Fire Department.

Performing Stars Wins “Best Community Spirit” in Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade

The Mill Valley Memorial Day “I Love a Parade” on Monday, May 25 was a success where over 35 young people from Performing Stars participated, including pomp pomp girls on a decorated trailer, baton twirlers, [...]
A chorus of Oakland students, Young Gifted and Black (YGB), performed at this year's African American Honor Roll on May 11, celebrating the academic achievements of African American students in Oakland Unified School District.

Oakland Unified Celebrates 1,000 African American Honor Roll Students

For the fourteenth straight year, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is celebrating the academic accomplishments of African American students across the district.   Over the 2014-15 school year more than 1,000 African American students, between [...]