By Terri Schlichenmeyer, The Bookworm Sez Among the usual fliers, bills, and donation requests in the mail last week, there was something you haven’t seen in ages: someone sent you a greeting card.It wasn’t marking [...]
By Jonathan Morales SF State is joining a national effort to help students with disabilities succeed in the classroom by improving schools’ abilities to serve them. Associate Professor of Special Education Susan Courey and Assistant [...]
Marking the final stages of a nationwide search for a new superintendent, the Oakland Board of Education has nominated Denver Public Schools (DPS) Assistant Superintendent Antwan Wilson for the Oakland Unified School District’s top administrative [...]
Valisha Fullard has been named the new named new executive director of the California Autism Foundation. For the past six months, she has been serving as the interim executive director the Richmond-based nonprofit.For over 30 [...]
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.