Willie B. Wazir Peacock, a civil rights veteran with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), passed away April 17 at home in San Pablo. The Bay Area Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement [...]
Family and friends are mourning the death of Patricia Marie Jones, who passed away suddenly on Aug.5. Pat was a retired public administrator with over 40 years’ experience in both the public and [...]
Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame NBA center, died after a short battle with leukemia on July 16. He was 74. Born July 25, 1941 in Akron, Ohio, he graduated from Bowling Green College. He [...]
Alice Dashiell passed away peacefully on June 14 at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland. She was born 97 years ago in Berkeley to Thomas Richard Griffin and Julia Moore Griffin.
Popular restauranteur and entrepreneur, John Ivey, died of a massive stroke on June 21. He was 66 years old. As the owner of Ivey’s at Jack London Square and several other restaurants and lounges, [...]
The Post Salon will host a discussion Sunday June 19, of an Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) proposal to incorporate charter schools in the enrollment system for public schools in the city.
Fans of The Whispers mourned the loss of Nicholas “Nick” Caldwell, at Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ on Saturday, Jan. 17. He was 71.
Courtesy of Associated Press Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning daughter of Nat “King” Cole” who carried on her late father’s musical legacy and, through technology, shared a duet with him on “Unforgettable,” has died. She [...]
By Barbara Fluhrer From humble beginnings in Memphis, Tennessee, Henry [...]
Mary V. King, an Oakland native who was the first African American on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and served as AC Transit general manager, died on Sunday at the age of 69.