The Inaugural OAL Elite Football Camp kicked off its 2-day event this week at Laney College where, for the first time, over 100 students from all Oakland public schools were active on the field and [...]
Jackie Shonerd, Region 4 After School Program Coordinator, has been honored as a 2014 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Woman of the Year by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s STEM Woman of the Year program recognizing [...]
Mayor Jean Quan, along with education leaders, faith leaders, city staff and the Black Young Democrats of the East Bay presented a resolution to the City Council Tuesday honoring the outgoing Superintendent of the Oakland [...]
The relay team of girls 8-years old and under of the East Oakland Track Group (EOTG) competed in the West Coast Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics Track & Field Meet last weekend in Reno, Nevada. [...]
By Vanessa Ochavillo, Sacramento Bee At Krazy Mary’s Boutique in midtown Sacramento, owner Mary Kawano is already accommodating the state’s new minimum wage of $9 a hour, which went into effect Tuesday.
A push by a community coalition asking the Oakland City Council to put a police accountability commission measure on the November ballot was always a long shot.
City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan is calling upon the city to end disparities in awarding contracts to women- and minority-owned businesses in Oakland. In an open letter to the mayor and city administrator, [...]
Mayor Jean Quan is holding her official campaign kickoff at a “We Rise Together” event Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Laney College Theater, 900 Fallon St. in Oakland
Well-known motivational speaker and author Tawana Williams will be appearing in the Bay Area in July. Williams was born without arms and impaired use of her legs due to the drug Thalidomide, which was given [...]
Alameda County’s successful “Farm Stand” program, which brings locally grown fresh produce to neighborhoods where this kind of healthy food may not be readily available, is expanding this week with the launch of a fourth [...]