By Brian Rinker Rosevelt Jones never imagined he’d ever have a job. He thought himself destined for a hard life on the streets of Oakland and in and out of jail. That changed when Jones [...]
Girls Inc. of West Contra Cost County is offering Summer Fun Experience for girls ages 5 to 14, which has six weeks left. The program’s themes including friendship, health, fitness, independence and careers, exploring, crazy [...]
Bro. Samuel Pounds will be the guest speaker at a Revival/Gospel meeting. “United We Stand, Divided We Fall,” Sunday, July 13 – Friday, July 18 at the Southside Church of Christ, 1501 Florida Ave. in [...]
In July of 1944, the largest explosion on the mainland of the United States jolted the Bay Area, instantly killing 320 sailors, the majority of whom were young African Americans. The subsequent refusal of fifty [...]
Chief Charles Gibson of the Contra Costa Community College District is an award winning speaker and college professor. His signature presentation is “How to Kill Complacency before Complacency Kills You,” a story of how he [...]
Following a decision by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to table a sales tax that would have helped save embattled Doctors Medical Center (DMC) in San Pablo, the hospital’s registered nurses held a [...]
Jackie Shonerd, Region 4 After School Program Coordinator, has been honored as a 2014 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Woman of the Year by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s STEM Woman of the Year program recognizing [...]
The Young Scholars Program (YSP) held its 12th Annual “Celebrating Success Banquet” Sunday, June 29 at the Mira Vista Golf & Country Club in El Cerrito.
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.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act that was signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, faith leaders, elected officials, community members, and activists assembled together at the Beebee Memorial Cathedral in Oakland [...]