The Oakland City Council this week unanimously passed a resolution committing to aiding the humanitarian relief effort for unaccompanied immigrants to the United States, authored by Mayor Jean Quan, Vice Mayor Larry Reid and Councilmember [...]
Tony Thurmond is kicking off the week leading up to the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with a Town Hall and Voter Registration Rally in Richmond.The Town Hall/Rally will take place [...]
A new poll conducted by the Oakland-based EMC Research shows Assembly candidate Tony Thurmond ahead of Elizabeth Echols in the Assembly District 15 race. Meanwhile, Oakland Civil Rights Attorney Pamela Price, one of the leading [...]
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.
Pamela Price, a candidate for the open seat in 15th Assembly District, recently spoke with members of the Marin African-American Professional Network (MAAPN). The talk was earlier this month at the Embassy Suite Hotel in [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) during its 143rd commencement ceremony last weekend at the Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church in Oakland.
By Supervisor London Breed A few months ago, an 18-year-old woman—a 5-foot, 110-pound young girl really—was walking to her friend’s house on Eddy Street. It was 4 o’clock in the afternoon, when in broad daylight, [...]
With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced this week that the California Attorney General’s office will receive the United States Department of Justice’s Award for Professional Innovation in Victim Services for its successful efforts to improve [...]
Civil Rights Attorney Pamela Price is running for California State Assembly in the 15th Assembly District which includes Northern Alameda County and Western Contra Costa County. Cities of the 15th Assembly District include Albany, Berkeley, [...]