Holding San Francisco to its promise of remaining a sanctuary city for its immigrant residents, immigrant rights organizations and the Public Defender’s Office are asking the city to fund increased legal services to provide representation [...]
The City of San Leandro announced that it is about to implement a new program that will help it achieve Climate Action Plan goals by investing in infrastructure retrofits and smart city applications.
In 2012, when President Obama signed an executive order offering undocumented youth temporary immigration relief, thousands of lives were changed as young people were finally given the ability to live without fear of deportation.
Heads of about 30 Oakland-based nonprofits attended a “Nonprofit Displacement Forum” on Wednesday to discuss real estate challenges they are facing and possible solutions as commercial rents in the East Bay continue to skyrocket. &
Harmful effects of displacement and rising housing costs are not limited to physical displacement. According to a recent survey by Alameda County health workers, serious negative health impacts have resulted from the Bay Area’s housing [...]
The spirits of jazz greats Coltrane, Ellington, Gardner and Quincey Jones were in the Castlemont Auditorium Tuesday night, where 400 attended the 80th Birthday Musical Legacy Tribute to Professor Bill Bell.
As part of its ongoing commitment to support local communities, Ford Motor Company is kicking off the Ford Freedom Unsung program in the Bay Area to honor the achievements of everyday people and organizations [...]
Writer, journalist and educator Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke to a sold-out crowd in Berkeley this week, discussing the ideas and experiences in his best seller, “Between the World and Me,” which he wrote in the [...]
The National Lawyers Guild honored Oakland civil rights attorney Walter Riley at its annual Law for the People Convention, which was held in Oakland this year at the Marriott Oakland City Center.
Everyone uses roads and highways throughout the state to travel, conduct business, engage in commerce, or simply enjoy California’s beauty. Motivated citizens can help California Highway Patrol (CHP) do their jobs safely as Explorers and [...]