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From left, Tammy Spencer and Taron Bryant of 3D printer maker Type A Machines greet San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and Congressman Steny Hoyer during a tour of the new Bay Area Advanced Manufacturing hub in San Leandro, Calif. BAAM is the world's largest cluster of 3D-printing-related companies under one roof. (Beck Diefenbach/Type A Machines)

Rep. Barbara Lee Promotes Innovative Manufacturing in San Leandro

Congresswoman Barbara Lee was in Leandro last week to promote innovative manufacturing in the East Bay. Speaking at the West Gate last Thursday at a “Make it in America” press event, Lee said, “Jump-starting the [...]
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“Motown: The Musical” Is a Must See

Whether it’s the classic songs by Diana Ross and the Supremes or the crooning sounds of Smokey Robinson, the music and the memories are captured in the Broadway production of “Motown: The Musical,” playing at [...]
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Cajun-Zydeco Festival at Ardenwood Farm Aug. 16th

The East Bay Regional Park District’s annual Cajun/Zydeco festival returns to Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont on Saturday, Aug. 16. Bring family and friends for a day filled with the Cajun/Zydeco music, dancing, Cajun and [...]
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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces $900K STEM Grant

Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) announced Alameda-based Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) will receive a $899,841grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to increase enrollment and retention of women in community [...]
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Charles Gibson Pays Homage to Friends Who Lost Their Lives in Fishing Accident

Chief Charles Gibson of the Contra Costa Community College District is an award winning speaker and college professor. His signature presentation is “How to Kill Complacency before Complacency Kills You,” a story of how he [...]

City Council Approves Downtown San Leandro Tech Campus

San Leandro City Council this week unanimously approved the planning entitlements and development agreement for a, multi-phased, high-density Downtown Technology Campus. This project represents the first major office development under the city’s Downtown Transit-Oriented Development [...]
L to R, from top- Treva Reid, Brigitte Cook, Iris Merriouns, Nyeisha DeWitt, Katherine Jolly, Pamela Calloway, Shereda Nosakhare, Maïsha Everhart, Julie M. Waters, and Aisha Brown. Photo by Ashley Chambers

Bay Area Women Leading Behind the Scenes in Politics

The face of leadership is changing. More African American women are being represented in the political arena. They manage communications for state leaders, represent politicians in the State Assembly, and play a big role in [...]