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(Left to right) Carol Fleming, board member, Commonwealth Club of California, and director of the Music Matters series; Noah Griffith, founder and artistic director, Cole Porter Society; Jo Jo Osgood; The Honorable Edgar dePue Osgood; and Margaret Griffith. Photo by Conway Jones.

Noah Griffith Brings Cole Porter to Life

Noah Griffith, founder and artistic director of the Cole Porter Society, brought the American composer and songwriter Cole Porter to life when he presented a program recently at the Commonwealth Club of California.
Pastor Chauncey and First Lady Donna Mathews. Photo courtesy of Corinthian Baptist Church.

Corinthian Baptist Church Continues Founder’s Legacy, Celebrates 50 Years

A full house of churchgoers, community and faith leaders recently celebrated the bicentennial of Corinthian Baptist Church in Oakland with an anniversary event that honored the past and the present.
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“Creating Joyful and Effective Schools” – Educators to Speak at Oakland Post Salon

  This month’s Post Salon will feature an interactive dialogue on the politics and practice of education. The speakers are three longtime educators in the East Bay.
From left, Deborah Day, children's book vendor, Laney College President Dr. Elnora T. Webb, Almaz Yihdego, director of Y.E.S. (Youth Empowerment Services after school program), and poet Marvin X .

Laney College President Webb Speaks at Youth Empowerment Fundraiser

    The Youth Empowerment Services (YES) afterschool program fundraising event was presented this past Sunday at Humanist Hall in Oakland.     Speakers and community members at the event included Orville Ellis, a teacher [...]
McClymonds Ladies Basketball team, 1984.

McClymonds High’s Original Warriors Celebrate 100th Anniversary

McClymonds High School, the school of champions and home of the original Warriors, is celebrating its 100th anniversary next week with a series of events that honors generations of graduates and recognizes the continuing importance [...]
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National Barber Competition and Expo at Hilltop Courtyard Marriott

Courtesy of the Richmond Standard In this competition, the champions win by a hair. The Pinole-based Western Barber Conference has announced it will be holding the Catch the Fade Barber Battle, a one-on-one barber competition, [...]
The Vallejo "Pista sa Nayon" celebration on June 7, 2014. Knights from Council 874 and the two other councils in Vallejo participated in the parade. The color corps of Mark G Thompson Assembly led the Knights in the parade.

28th Annual Filipino Independence Day Festival

Vallejo’s annual Filipino Independence Day is June 6.   The event kicks-off with a great parade at 9:30 a.m. at Capitol and Marin, then continues with non-stop entertainment on two stages at the Vallejo Waterfront, [...]