Carolyn Russell, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, recently received the Women of Distinction Empowerment Award from First African Methodist Episcopal Church (FAME) in Oakland for her over 30 years of service to victims of [...]
Berkeley High School Senior Kadijah Diani Means has been working hard during her high school career to bring racial equity to the world – and the world is watching. <
A local community group has not yet received a reply from City Attorney Barbara Parker about their complaint that the City of Oakland is violating local, state and federal laws in going ahead with the [...]
The Governing Board of the Peralta Community College District has announced the selection of four finalists for the position of Chancellor of the four-college district: Jeremy D. Brown, Ph.D., Andrew C. Jones, Ed.D., Jowel C. [...]
By Aminah Cherry, MD According to various reports, depression affects 1 in 10 people throughout the United States. This condition, and other diseases affecting mental health affect women and low-income individuals at a higher rate [...]
Sea levels on Marin County’s coast are rising – up by more than eight inches in the past 100 years. The rate is expected to accelerate, and that could affect hundreds of residents in our [...]
Blending soul, dance, and community, Oakland is set to break a new Guinness World Record for the “Largest Soul Train Line” on Saturday, June 20 at deFremery Park, 1651 Adeline St. in West Oakland.
TekPerfect, an Information Technology (IT) consulting, design, and support firm serving Alameda and Contra Costa County businesses, has partnered with the Oakland Private Industry Council (PIC) to design and provide a specialized IT training program [...]
The end of the Vietnam War is marked by the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. This year is the 40th anniversary of that day, and is still remembered by many of the 3,000 [...]
The Hannah Gallery in Marin City honored the mothers and grandmothers in Marin City at the gallery’s third annual Mother’s Day Brunch Saturday, May 9. Oshalla Diana Marcus was the mistress of ceremonies.