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Francesca Vietor, Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement with The San Francisco Foundation. Photo courtesy of SFF.

Francesca Vietor of The San Francisco Foundation Attends White House Roundtable

The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]
Photo from Twitter account of the  San Leandro library.

San Leandro Public Library to Open Veterans Resource Center

The San Leandro Public Library has been awarded a $6,000, one-year grant to open a Veterans Resource Center designed to serve veterans and connect them with valuable resources in the community.A ribbon-cutting event for the [...]
Karen Monroe

Karen Monroe for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

Karen Monroe, candidate for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports. Serving as associate superintendent of [...]
A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco for Jennifer Laude, the 26-year old transgender Filipina woman allegedly killed by a Marine in the Philippines.

Protesters Call for Justice for Transgender Filipina Allegedly Killed by Marine

On Wednesday evening, around 100 people gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to hold a candlelight vigil for Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipina woman who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine in the [...]
Senator Bernie Sanders marches with nurses in Oakland today demanding more effective and immediate response by hospitals and the federal government in the face of the global Ebola threat.

Senator Sanders, Nurses March Against Ebola

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders marched with Kaiser Permanente nurses, members of National Nurses United, today calling for the federal government and hospitals to meet the highest “uniform, national standards and protocols” in order to “safely [...]
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Loma Prieta Earthquake: 25 Years Later

By Steve Hockensmith and Anthony Lazarus, SFSU News Geologists and engineers aren’t the only ones who learn something from seismic events. Since the major Bay Area quake of 1989, the experts who study how people [...]
Christopher Xavier Earl-Rockerfeller with Motown legend Berry Gordy at the Heroes and Legends Scholarship Awards in Hollywood, California.

Christopher Xavier Earl-Rockefeller Honored with Heroes and Legends Award

Bay Area teen and host of a youth television program Christopher Xavier Earl-Rockerfeller, 16, of San Leandro was recently awarded with the Berry Gordy Family Foundation Scholarship at the Heroes and Legends (HAL) Scholarship Awards [...]