By Lissa Werson This Easter, the American Red Cross, together with the interfaith community of Northern California, is celebrating the gift of life. This joyful effort of the interfaith community was barely imagined a few [...]
Anthony Komla, a native of Ghana in West Africa, was born with a gift for creating sculpture. Art and craftsmanship came naturally. He started with available woods and tools at home and his father’s carpentry [...]
Eddie Scruggs-Smith still remembers the message her single mother drilled into her when she was young: “education means opportunity.” Although Scruggs-Smith sometimes doubted her academic abilities, the self-proclaimed product of the Oakland schools says it [...]
OCCUR will present its 3rd workshop in the 2014 OCCUR/San Francisco Foundation Model Built on Faith Capacity Building Series, featuring Dr. Marsha Pendergrass Maloof, a managing partner at Pendergrass Smith Consulting.
By Leonardo Blair , Christian Post Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen [...]
As the news is spreading that Dr. Elnora Webb is in danger of losing her job, many local organizations and leaders are coming forward to defend the respected president of Laney College in Oakland.
San Francisco, CA – Off to a good start, Ryan Vogelsong pitched his best game of the season. He tossed more than five innings for the first time in the 2-1 decision over the Dodgers. [...]
Diallo Mwathi Jeffery will feature his new fine art photography exhibit, Oakland and Beyond / Sense of Place, at PHOTO gallery, 473 25th St. from April 17 – May 17.
It’s a shocking fact: nine of the 10 states with the highest AIDS fatalities are now in the South. In North Carolina, with the eighth highest percentage of Blacks in the nation, 22 percent of [...]
Now more than two years after the sudden death of independent journalist Sanjiv Handa, many Oakland residents are still wondering what took the life of the 55-year-old journalist, who was found dead at a friend’s [...]