Emma Jean Blatcher passed away on October 1st. She was 56 years old. Emma leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Charles Blatcher, III and a host of relatives and friends. A memorial service will [...]
Hours after the city celebrated “National Night Out” – an annual national movement against crime – a double homicide early Wednesday morning claimed the lives of 20–year-old Andrew Thomas and his one-year-old son Drew Jackson. [...]
More than 200 family, friends, and community members gathered on Tuesday at McNary-Williams-Jackson Mortuary to pay their respects to 8-year-old Alaysha “Ladybug” Carradine. Alaysha was at a sleepover at a friend’s house in the Dimond [...]
This summer, over 1,000 youth will be working through the Mayors Summer Jobs Program, thanks to a major donation from the Oakland Housing Authority (OHA). After federal funding for the program dwindled, OHA along with [...]
A monthly art walk is probably the last place most people would expect a shooting to occur, but in Oakland last February, that is exactly what happened.
Dr. Laura Dean Head, a longtime professor of psychology at San Francisco State University, died on June 19. She was 64.Born on Nov. 3 1948, Dr. Head grew up in Oakland, where she attended K-12 [...]
By Brea Hammonds Former San Francisco supervisor Willie B. Kennedy, 90, passed away Friday, June 28 after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week.