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A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco for Jennifer Laude, the 26-year old transgender Filipina woman allegedly killed by a Marine in the Philippines.

Protesters Call for Justice for Transgender Filipina Allegedly Killed by Marine

On Wednesday evening, around 100 people gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to hold a candlelight vigil for Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipina woman who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine in the [...]
Bill Riley

Bill Reilly for Peralta Community College District

Bill Riley is running for re-election as a trustee for the Peralta Community College District. “I am passionate about delivering quality education to Peralta’s diverse student body. We need strong, experienced leadership to continue our [...]
This is a 2014 photo of The Oakland Raiders Players (#81)Mychal Rivera, (#29)Brandian Ross (#34)George Atkinson lll and Raiderettes Erica and Chanel. This photo was taken at Fairview Elementary School, Hayward, California October 12, 2014. Photo by Tony Gonzales.

Raiders Honor Beatriz Leyva-Cutler for 4th annual NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards

The Oakland Raiders will honor Beatriz Leyva-Cutler with the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards (HHLA) on October 19th at Raiders home game against the Arizona Cardinals.Beatriz Leyva-Cutler is the Executive Director of The Bay Area [...]
Photo credit: Tony Gonzales/raiders.com

Raiders Name Castlemont’s Ed Washington, “Coach of the Week”

Ed Washington, from Castlemont High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School “Coach of the Week” winner. The Knights defeated Emery High School in dominant defensive fashion, not allowing a second half score. Castlemont [...]
Photo by Ken Epstein

Rebecca Kaplan: “For Such a Time as This” Kaplan stands for local jobs and against displacing Oakland residents

Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is our voice in City Hall. And we’re pleased to say: the smart, dedicated and energetic Kaplan would make a great mayor.   President Pro Tem of the City Council, Kaplan has [...]
Senator Bernie Sanders marches with nurses in Oakland today demanding more effective and immediate response by hospitals and the federal government in the face of the global Ebola threat.

Senator Sanders, Nurses March Against Ebola

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders marched with Kaiser Permanente nurses, members of National Nurses United, today calling for the federal government and hospitals to meet the highest “uniform, national standards and protocols” in order to “safely [...]