The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
The City of Hayward will honor four local women at the third “Hayward Honors Women” event on Thursday, March 26, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 777 B Street in Hayward.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is asking the public to cut back water use even further from 10 percent in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, because of the continued drought.
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson spoke recently to a group of kindergarteners and parent champions at the “It’s Up to All of Us” Campaign Kick-off in honor of Zachary Cruz Pedestrian Safety Month, which took [...]
As part of San Leandro’s 2015 Big Read Program, the Public Library is offering a field trip to two Bay Area Museums: The Oakland Museum of California and The Mexican Museum of San Francisco. <
Alameda County and other California counties have begun receiving millions of dollars a year to partially offset the state decision to save money by shifting many inmates from state prisons to local jails.
Gladys Green has made her mark on the community of Oakland many times over – as a neighborhood activist, a business leader, a champion of low-income and underserved residents, and as a driving force in [...]
A “Color Up San Leandro: A Run for Fun!” will be held to support the Youth Advisory Commission of San Leandro (YAC) on Saturday, March 21 starting at 9 a.m. at the San Leandro Marina.
Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter and the San Leandro City Council have adopted a five-year extension of the contract with City Manager Chris Zapata, who has been serving in that capacity since 2012. “The City Council [...]
After months of rallying the community in the Jobs Not Jails campaign, organizers with the Ella Baker Center in Oakland and nearly 100 community members peacefully disrupted the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, March [...]