The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has announced that by a March 12 deadline, it has received letters of intent to design proposals for four schools that are part of the district’s intensive support school [...]
A new city report highlighting how Oakland police responded to protests in the city last year – sparked by the verdict to not indict police officers in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner killings, and [...]
Last week, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle in Oakland hosted “The Benefit of Words,” a performance event benefitting Marcus Books. The night was filled with music, poetry, and art to honor the oldest African American bookstore in [...]
Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, arguably the greatest blues woman of the second half of the 20th century, was alternately tough and tender whether singing on stage and on records, or interacting with musical and [...]
Two young competition winners will be featured on the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra’s final concert of the season, Sunday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at the Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Names [...]
A subcommittee of the Oakland Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Youth Council, called the West Oakland Working Group, met on Feb. 4, and the meeting was ruled by staff to be private. Several nonmembers from the [...]
The Bay Area event production collective HGMNY is hosting a “Concert for Justice” to benefit the family of Eric Garner, Thursday, April 9, at the New Parish, 579 18th St.in Downtown Oakland. The fundraiser will [...]
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