Representatives were recruiting for the Latin American School of Medicine, or Escuela Latinoamericana de Medicina (ELAM) in East Oakland this past weekend, offering students between the ages of 18-24 a chance to study medicine in [...]
Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card, expanded its network of participating transit operators to Solano County with the addition of Fairfield-Suisun Transit (FAST), SolTrans, The VINE and the San Francisco Bay Ferry’s Vallejo-to-San Francisco [...]
In celebration of National Philanthropy Day, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Golden Gate held a luncheon honoring leaders of philanthropy Tuesday Nov. 4 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.
Many people are furiously committed to a plan to knock down the Oakland Coliseum and replace it with a glitzy Coliseum City complex – which could include up to three sports arenas as well as [...]
A week after winning an intense race to become mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf is busy preparing for her term of office, which will start when she is sworn in at the beginning of January.
About 18,000 nurses went on strike this week at Kaiser Permanente facilities in northern and central California and rallied at the Ronald V. Dellums federal building in Oakland to demand improved staffing, and that hospitals [...]
Most people would consider Ralph Walker a model Berkeley High School alumnus. He ran track for two years when he was a student at BHS, graduating in 1971. He later worked as an assistant [...]
The White House Council on Women and Girls released a report this week entitled “Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity.” This report highlights work the administration has done over the last [...]
The Oakland Police Department is continuing to make significant progress on the reforms required by Federal Judge Thelton Henderson as part of the Negotiated Settlement Agreement (NSA) that came out of the infamous “Riders” police [...]
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News Researchers at UC San Francisco have launched SugarScience, a groundbreaking research and education initiative designed to highlight the most authoritative scientific findings on added sugar and its impact on health.The [...]