The world’s largest electronic media show, the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, hosted over 100,000 TV enthusiasts, producers, vendors and stakeholders April 11-16 in Las Vegas. With the merging of media and technology, [...]
West Oakland’s historic ten-acre park, deFremery Park, has been awarded $640,000 to provide repairs and improvements to the deFremery house, with construction anticipated to begin this summer. <
Finally, after 164 days on hold, Loretta E. Lynch was approved by the U.S. Senate to become the first African American woman to lead the nation as the top law enforcement officer.
By Nikolas Zelinski Oakland residents, and business owners, are voicing concerns that the AC Transit Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will lead to neighborhood displacement. The BRT is a 9.7 mile public rapid transportation project that [...]
On April 15, Black Women Organized for Political Action and the Training Institute for Leadership Enrichment (BWOPA/TILE) introduced over 100 attendees to the halls where California legislation is created.
Larry Meredith recently retired as Marin County’s Director of Health and Human Services, having worked over 13 years with the department in Marin and contributed to keeping Marin County healthy. <
Well, 84-year-old Bettina “Betty” Washington is having her say! The octogenarian is spilling all the juicy bits of her life, including her love affair with celebrated actor/director Ivan Dixon (“Raisin in the Sun,” “Nothing But [...]
Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced this week an additional $1.8 million in funding to support programming to keep San Francisco children and youth engaged and learning over the summer months.
The Oakland Workforce Investment Board (WIB) this week released a “bleak” budget proposal for 2015-1016 that would slash funding for jobs and job training between 19 percent and 22 percent, and 50 percent for the [...]
In wake of the recent killings of Eric Harris in Oklahoma and Walter Scott in South Carolina, both unarmed Black men killed by police officers, a group of community leaders, clergy, and activists are calling [...]