OCCUR held its inaugural David E. Glover Legacy Awards this week – a benefit for the David E. Glover Education & Technology Center – on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Impact Hub Oakland.
There’s no shortage of candidates for Mayor of Oakland to consider on Nov. 4, and Oakland businessman Saied Karamooz is making sure his candidacy counts.
AC Transit’s former General Manager Mary King and Cory LaVigne, the agency’s former Service Development and Planning Director, were honored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for their “exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation” during [...]
Three young delegates with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (MLKJFC) recently returned from St Louis and Ferguson, Missouri after a weekend of protest against police brutality organized by clergy, labor groups, educational organizations, [...]
The ninth annual Ready to Learn Fun Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, 960 – 10th St. in Oakland. The free Ready [...]
Karen Monroe, candidate for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports. Serving as associate superintendent of [...]
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 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 [...]
A new poll of likely voters shows strong public supporting the city’s largest public park, Knowland Park, from an environmentally destructive expansion project proposed by the Oakland Zoo.A supermajority, 75 percent, of those polled say [...]
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 [...]