Mary V. King, an Oakland native who was the first African American on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and served as AC Transit general manager, died on Sunday at the age of 69.
Fast-food workers, care givers, and store employees in hundreds of cities across the country walked off the job Tuesday demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage and union rights.
Berkeley High School students walked out of classes, rallied on campus and marched to UC Berkeley yesterday in the wake of news that a racist threat calling for the lynching of Black people was discovered [...]
The City of San Leandro’s annual Halloween Carnival is set for Saturday October 31 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marina Community Center, located at 15301 Wicks Boulevard. Admission to the event is [...]
The East Bay Regional Park District has hired a veteran Bay Area law enforcement officer to serve as captain of its Police Department. Capt. Anthony “Tony” Ciaburro, 49, started Sept. 21 at the park [...]
The City of Hayward has announced that it seeking five new mural art projects for this fiscal year. The Mural Art Program is partnering with local artists to foster: civic pride, cultural diversity, cultural [...]
In the midst of a national conversation about police transparency and accountability, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and the Law Offices of Amitai Schwartz recently filed a lawsuit against the City of [...]
Aug. 29, 2015, marked a decade since Katrina, one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States, made landfall in southeast Louisiana. Thirty colleges on the Gulf Coast were affected [...]
The San Leandro Main Library, located at 300 Estudillo Avenue, will host its first “How To” Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
San Quentin State Prison is taking emergency medical steps after six inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, a severe and sometimes deadly form of pneumonia, while dozens more are under observation.