Covered California has launched a self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace, starting this week. With this new function, small business owners with between one and 50 eligible employees can enroll [...]
In a rush to get a 55-year lease signed before a deadline this week awarding property on the Oakland Army Base to Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS), the Oakland City Council met in a special [...]
The Oakland Raiders have teamed up with the United States Marine Corps to brighten the holidays for thousands of children through the Toys for Tots program.
While the number of African American students being accepted at UC Berkeley hasn’t declined, the number of students choosing to enroll has; recent reports show in 2006 – 2010, nearly 58% of Black students admitted [...]
Cephus Johnson and his wife Beatrice X, representatives of the Oscar Grant Foundation, spoke at the Unity Day in Marin City on Nov. 14, urging the audience to take responsibility to love and care for [...]
Brenda Grisham, leader of Their Lives Matter, an Oakland-based organization, will represent California Dec. 12 at the National Vigil for Murder Victims across the States in Washington, D.C.
A technology demonstration event will be held Dec. 5 at the new Bayfair East Bay Makers Labs, where participants can explore the new tools of the maker movement, including 3-D scanners, 3-D printers, laser cutters, [...]
Ending weeks of speculation, District 4 Councilwoman Libby Schaaf officially filed as a candidate for the 2014 Mayoral race Tuesday morning at the City Clerk’s office.
Marissa Alexander, who was sentenced in 2012 to 20 years in prison for firing warning shots at her abusive husband, was released from jail last week but will remain on house arrest awaiting a new [...]
Seeking to preserve the environment, the Port of Stockton, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is now using sand dredged from its ship channel to [...]