A back-to-school night for students at Emiliano Zapata Street Academy in Oakland is more than just shining apples and tidying books. Instead, the students sit in on lectures, engage with their community and become prepared [...]
The University of San Francisco (USF) School of Nursing and Health Professions is celebrating the graduation of the inaugural class of students who participated in the Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership.
Officials and community members from around San Francisco were on hand at Third and Oakdale streets, to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the Bay View Opera House.
By Mary Kenny, SFSU News A bequest from retired television writer and producer Toni Weingarten will provide scholarships for first-generation, educationally and economically disadvantaged students who want to pursue bachelor’s degrees in theatre at [...]
By Mike Billings, UCSF News In the 1940s, it was cancer. In the ’80s, it was HIV. Today, the condition that’s battling pervasive social stigma is mental illness. As with cancer [...]
(Bernie Sanders wrote this guest column in opposition to the sugar tax that was recently passed by Philadelphia’s city council.) I applaud Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney for introducing a plan to provide universal preschool [...]
More than 100 job applicants received job offers on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Oakland Private Industry Council’s second Safeway Job Fair. Recruiters conducted interviews, background checks and drug screenings for 288 job seekers [...]
When 18-year-old Azariah Cole-Shephard speaks, people listen. That’s because Oakland’s newly awarded 2016 Youth Poet Laureate doesn’t just have something to say – she has a captivating, educational and unapologetically bold way of telling [...]
The City of Oakland held a medical cannabis mixer on Sunday, to allow Oaklanders interested in medical cannabis permits and who satisfy the equity program criteria to explore partnership opportunities and learn more about the [...]
Oakland grocers and small businesses held a press conference this week and submitted an open letter to Oakland City Council members, saying that they are misleading voters and making false claims in the media about [...]