Local business people packed into the grand ballroom in Oakland Marriott City Center last Friday to hear Mayor Jean Quan, Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf and a panel of five major Bay Area developers talk about [...]
Youth UpRising, in partnership with the Oakland Police Department, will host a Gun Buyback event at Youth UpRising, 8711MacArthur Boulevard, on Saturday, December 13 from 9am to 3pm. Part of a statewide gun buyback initiative, the [...]
By Kia Croom, Contributing Writer The Conference on Minority Transportation Officials Northern California (COMTO NorCal) Chapter hosted its 11th annual Scholarship and Industry Awards Dinner Friday Dec. 5 at the Oakland Marriott City Center.
Abel Guillen, recently elected as the District 2 representative on of the Oakland City Council, has already begun reaching out to fellow councilmembers as he prepares to take office in January.
The Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA) hosted its Annual Gala and Dinner Dance, Saturday Dec. 6 at the Oakland Marriott City Center, honoring community-based and corporate community partners, public servants and law students in [...]
The Black Student Union (BSU) at Encinal High School in Alameda on Wednesday held a “Black Lives Matter” silent protest and lunchtime forum to stand in solidarity with the nationwide protests against grand jury decisions [...]
In an impromptu visit to Emiliano Zapata Street Academy in Oakland on Tuesday, Rev. Jesse Jackson sat down in a circle with students to discuss police violence against people of color and how today’s movement [...]
Oakland Unified School District’s new superintendent Antwan Wilson has released a statement urging educators to look at how their work will be affected by the “Black Lives Matter” movement that is sweeping the country. “E
Rashidah Grinage is stepping down after seven years as executive director of People United for a Better Life in Oakland (PUEBLO) in order to focus full time on PUEBLO’s campaign to “establish “effective and [...]
The Battle of the Bay – Raiders vs. 49ers – kicked off Sunday afternoon with a pre-game discussion with former Raider Bo Jackson and pro hall of famer Willie Brown.