By Troy Williams Prominent members of the African-American community gathered at Lake Chalet in Oakland on Saturday, April 25 to honor the lifetime achievements, teachings, and friendship of Dr. Ruth B. Love.
Family and friends joined together on Sunday, April 26 to celebrate the 95th birthday of Josie Dean, a longtime Oakland resident and former schoolteacher. During the celebration held at Ashland Community Center in San [...]
Bayer HealthCare is investing $100 million to build a product testing facility at its Berkeley manufacturing site that will support research and emerging generations of treatments for Hemophilia A, a hereditary bleeding disorder.
Finally, after 164 days on hold, Loretta E. Lynch was approved by the U.S. Senate to become the first African American woman to lead the nation as the top law enforcement officer.
By Paul Rockwell Congresswoman Barbara Lee played a pivotal role in bringing about the historic normalization of relations between the U.S and Cuba. Lee traveled to Cuba 21 times, organized baseball diplomacy, and brought [...]
Students in the PG&E PowerPathway workforce development program have the opportunity to gain the skills needed to work in the utility industry – as welders, linemen, gas service representatives, and other positions – building a [...]
Sixty three percent of young people will have sex before they graduate high school, and 95 percent will have sex before they are married. For young people to make healthy discussions about sex, we need [...]
Leading thousands of marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL, President Barack Obama paid tribute to the men and women that stood their ground in the face of violent attacks March 7, 1965 [...]
By Charles Blatcher III The National Minority Military Museum Foundation is holding a Tribute to Black Veterans Saturday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m., at de Fremery Recreation Center in West Oakland.
This past Sunday was the deadline to apply for health plans for Covered California for 2015, and Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Oakland Mayor Schaaf participated in a final push for maximum enrollment at Lake Chalet [...]