With four days remaining before the deadline to send bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, East Bay Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and community leaders on Monday urged the Legislature and the governor [...]
Westside Worship Center in Oakland invites the community to attend the installation celebration of Pastor Elder Sonya M. Stewart. “She is grounded and believes praise and worship is essential to being a good Christian,” said [...]
Celebrating 70 years of life, multiple Grammy awards winning Dr. Edwin Hawkins was honored for his many innovations in Gospel and R&B music last week at the Oakland Inter-Stake Center at Oakland’s Mormon Temple.
A one-day conference to empower parents to close the education gap, “Creating a 21st Century Village,” will be held Saturday, Aug. 31 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Praise Fellowship Christian Church, 7711 [...]
Family and friends recently celebrated the 95th birthday of Floria “Mother” Evans. An active member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 380 S. 17th St. in Richmond, where Rev. J.W. Montgomery is pastor, Evans has served [...]
The Revival Center Ministries, based in Vallejo, has started a new Sunday afternoon worship service in Marin City. The services, which began on Sunday, July 28, are being held at the Senior Center. Apostle Ricky [...]
Twenty members of Oakland’s clergy held a press conference Thursday in response to violence in the city and the recent shooting of 8-year old Alaysha Carradine, who was killed while at a friend’s sleepover on [...]