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Adults, left to right: Ida Times, Dr. Shirley Thornton, Judge William Stephens, Ignacio Vallejo, Robyn Bartkowski, Joe Terry, Dr. Afriye Quamina, Felecia Gaston, Lynn Zambrano, Lewis Jordan, Lt. Scott Anderson, and Otmane Bennani. Front row: Jonnette Newton, Denni Brusseau, and Katie Terry. Children are Jonathan Hernandez, La’Sarah Smith, Damysia Walls, Henry Escobar, Insear Carpenter, Eliass El Qossari, Majed El Qossari, Narottam Hammari, Amahji Cook, and Nicholas Gardner.

New Bicycles for Students at Bayside MLK Academy

Second-, third-, and fourth-grade students at the Sausalito Marin City School District’s Bayside MLK Academy can now receive new bicycles.   Corporate Vision and Turning Wheels for Kids are now offering 35 bicycles complete with [...]
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Oakland Book Launch for “Reach”

What happens when 40 African American men share stories of challenges and triumphs in their lives? An exceptional book; “Reach – 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding.” Th
Illustration of African hero Akiti in the book, "Akiti the Hunter." Photos courtesy of author.

Author Denise Ajayi-Williams Kicks Off Book Tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” African Super Hero

In celebration of Black History Month, author Denise Ajayi-Williams is kicking off her Bay Area book tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” the book adapted from a West African folktale that chronicles the heroic battle of [...]
Super Bowl 50 will be February 7, 2016 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA.

Super Bowl 50 is Open for Business

In November, The San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee launched Business Connect. 750 business owners attended two Kick-Off Workshops at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara and Moscone Center West in San Francisco. [...]
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Be Informed: Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 California Employers Must Now Provide Paid Sick Leave

Although the new law is not effective until July 1, 2015, employers in California will need to begin carefully reviewing any sick leave or paid time off policies, as well as payroll and wage statement [...]