Five candidates are competing to replace Alameda County Superintendent of Schools Sheila Jordan, who is retiring after 16 years in the position. The superintendent, an elected position, runs the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE),
When Tree of Life Empowerment Ministries started The Motherhood Foundation, they wanted to bring more resources and support to a community in need. Having mentored sexually exploited young women and fed the hungry in the [...]
By Rev. Dr. Willie A. Douglas There have been numerous reports and surveys regarding race relations in America. After reviewing these studies, one would believe that race is not a problem in the U.S.
People and Congregations Together (PACT) will host “Creating Covenants for a Safer City” conference to address new strategies that will continue to reduce the violence in the city.
Justin Shelmire, a senior at American Indian High School, has had perfect attendance since entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2001 and will be graduating this Spring with Honors and a 4.7 GPA.
The Rangers got their first series sweep of the A’s since August 12, 2011 in Oakland when they shut them out 3-0 behind a complete game from Martin Perez. It was his second shutout victory [...]
A conflict over a skate park in West Oakland has become the latest skirmish over what some see as the wave of gentrification that is sweeping the Bay Area.
“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr. They say that God – or your Higher Power – and even Jesus are everywhere. In the things you do day-to-day [...]
It was the second night the A’s were defeated by their division rivals. Two one-run games over the last two days have been hard to accept. Tonight, two late runs in the ninth gave the [...]
Richmond attorney Mister Phillips serves on the Contra Costa Democratic County Central Committee, representing District 1, which includes El Cerrito, Pinole, Richmond, and San Pablo and the unincorporated areas of East Richmond Heights, El Sobrante, [...]