I approach 2015 with mixed emotions but remain hopeful. Our economy is improving from the collapse of 2008. Our stock market has rebounded, employment rates are on the rise – yet the issue of racial [...]
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.
The Ella Baker Center recently organized a candlelight vigil in front of the Alameda County Administration building in downtown Oakland where community members and faith leaders demanded more funding for jobs, not jails.
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 [...]
City officials seem to be moving full steam ahead on a plan to knock down the Oakland Coliseum and replace it with a glitzy Coliseum City – which could include up to three sports areanas [...]
The strong earthquake that rumbled through Napa late last month ‒ as well as the approach of an end-of-summer fire season stoked by drought ‒ remind us all that it’s time to get serious about [...]
Innovative Collaboration with DonorsChoose.org will help generate up to $1 million for local public school teachers and students Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: CVX) today announced the fifth annual launch of its Fuel Your School [...]
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency has a announced a new partnership between Healthy Communities Inc. (HCI) and the West Oakland Health Council (WOHC) through which, it hopes to see expanded access to primary care [...]
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson will host a ceremony at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 18 at Oakland City Hall Plaza to present Motown legend Berry Gordy with a County Proclamation declaring “Berry Gordy Day” in [...]
Jackie Shonerd, Region 4 After School Program Coordinator, has been honored as a 2014 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Woman of the Year by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s STEM Woman of the Year program recognizing [...]