Although the new law is not effective until July 1, 2015, employers in California will need to begin carefully reviewing any sick leave or paid time off policies, as well as payroll and wage statement [...]
The Nation, the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, has named Congresswoman Barbara Lee the “Most Valuable House Member” calling her a “full-spectrum advocate for peace, civil rights, civil liberties and economic [...]
San Leandro has been selected as one of six jurisdictions in California for inclusion in a statewide program that provides new funding for residential seismic retrofit work. Qualified homeowners who apply and are accepted in [...]
Members of the Oakland Raiders recently visited local hospital with the hopes of raising the spirits of patients, their families as well as hospital staff. Raiders Tarell Brown, Brice Butler, DJ Hayden, Taiwan Jones and [...]
Attorneys in the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office held a rally on Thursday outside of the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
By Ron Busby, Sr., President of U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce This one is different. We didn’t see George Zimmerman kill Trayvon Martin or Darren Wilson murder Michael Brown. Having only the perpetrators’ [...]
Mayor Stephen Cassidy and Mayor-elect Pauline Russo Cutter announced they will be jointly hosting a holiday “Coffee with the Mayors” event on Saturday, Dec. 13 10:30 am – 11:30 am at the Main Library, located [...]
A free open house holiday event will be held at the Casa Peralta, San Leandro’s historic house and museum, located at 384 West Estudillo Ave. on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The City of San Leandro and the Bay Area HomeBuyer Agency are offering a free homebuyer seminar on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Blvd. [...]
Organizers of the 50th anniversary of the Black Arts Movement (BAM) hope to inspire young people through literature with their upcoming celebration events this year. “We know reaching our children through literature will help deter [...]