By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News Every art museum needs a frame, and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive celebrated a milestone Thursday in the construction of its future home — the placement [...]
The Oakland Athletics will contribute $3,600 to fund college tours, supplies and incentives for 30 Richmond children and youth participating in the Richmond Police Department’s (RPD) “Straight A’s Club.” “The
The organizations spotlighted this year by Peacemakers Inc. were Rainin 3zz, a West Oakland-based AAU girls Basketball team coached By Darren Vance and represented by 13-year-old McClymonds scholar-athlete J’Mya Martinez.Also honored were Civic Pride, founded [...]
The Vallejo Heritage Team and Nextdoor, a growing private social network encouraging neighborhood engagement, invites the entire Vallejo community to a City-Wide Member’s and Potential New Member’s Potluck on May 1 at Dance Unlimited, 510 [...]
Causa Justa: Just Cause (CJJC), a multi-racial, grassroots organization that works for social justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents, released a report this week that details the state of gentrification in the Bay [...]
Born and raised in Oakland, Maybelle Craig Broussard will celebrate her 100th birthday on March 31. She and her brother George were raised in West Oakland. They were among the few African Americans who attended [...]
Rebuilding Together Oakland (RTO) will be celebrating 20 years of restoring homes for low-income homeowners with a spectacular event, the Oak Barrel Bash Benefit on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m.
With four days remaining before the deadline to send bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, East Bay Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and community leaders on Monday urged the Legislature and the governor [...]
When driving past the Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement at 920 Peralta St. in West Oakland, few would realize that the center’s backyard features a performance theater capable of seating well over 100 people.
For the past five years, the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church has sponsored a citywide health Fair. This year the church jointed with other organizations to host the first Richmond Faith Initiative Collaborative Community Health Fair.Over [...]