James Alexander, a recent graduate of Oakland Technical High School, has won a $20,000, five-year scholarship, awarded by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the City of Oakland, in collaboration with East Bay [...]
Sakurako Fisher, chair of the National Board of the Smithsonian Institution, will serve as a co-chair of the Smithsonian Institution Capital Campaign, David J. Skorton, Secretary of the Smithsonian, recently announced.
After 30 years of service, Douglas L. Bragg is retiring from his current position as director, Oakland Regional Office, United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Bragg has had the responsibility of overseeing services for California’s [...]
Retired Air Force Colonel Conway Jones has been elected chairman of the Alameda County Veterans Affairs Commission. Jones will serve a one-year term, starting Jan. 1.He was appointed to the commission by Supervisor Keith Carson.