By Leonardo Blair , Christian Post Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen [...]
Henry Ramsey Jr., former Alameda County Judge and true practitioner of justice, passed away last Friday at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley. He was 80 years old.
Mental illness has always been a taboo subject in Black communities, kept behind closed doors, viewed as “family business” and swept under the rug. Some say it is more stigmatized than HIV/AIDS. African Americans comprise [...]
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors this honored Public Defender Brendon Woods this week as the recipient of the Santa Clara County Black Lawyers Association’s Gideon Award.President of the board, Keith Carson Supervisors, presented a [...]
After sitting idle and vacant for many years in a community that’s in dire need of helpful resources and programs for young people, the West Oakland Youth Center will finally open its doors as the [...]
Alameda County’s recent first-ever Stone Soup Holiday Food Drive and Design Competition resulted in some inspired displays made entirely with boxes and cans of non-perishable food.
The Oakland Private Industry Council (Oakland PIC) was awarded a $2.5 million-per-year contract this week by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to manage the county’s workforce development program. Competing against five other bidders for [...]
After a recent ruling by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo, the construction of a new mega-crematorium in East Oakland, which could burn as many as 3,000 bodies a year, may begin as early [...]
By Sierra Club Yodeler How many huge, bright LED-illuminated electronic billboards does Oakland need (see February Yodeler, page 8)? Currently, three billboards stand close to the Bay Bridge, west of the toll plaza, and five [...]