Hundreds of Black activists, educators, entrepreneurs, healers and artists convened last weekend for “a People’s Assembly” to discuss and strategize solutions to improve life for Black Oakland. Th
With a settlement that is likely to impact RN standards across the nation, the California Nurses Association (CNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) announced a major tentative contract agreement for 18,000 California RNs who [...]
Courtesy of CNN and news reports The FBI is investigating an explosion outside the office of NAACP chapter in Colorado. A makeshift bomb, or improvised explosive device, detonated last Tuesday morning but failed to ignite [...]
In 2007 Richmond California was ranked America’s ninth most dangerous city. In 2013 Richmond was ranked America’s 69th dangerous city. Homicide rates are dropping nationally, but not steep enough. The homicide crisis in the black [...]
A recent NerdWallet article named Vallejo as the 7th best city for women in the workforce for medium sized cities. The study analyzed 522 cities: 61 large cities with populations over 300,000; 241 medium-size cities [...]
By Harry Brill On Tuesday, June 10, the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously to enact Berkeley’s first minimum wage law that covers the vast majority of employees who work in city.
Barbara Rodgers went to work for Comcast in May of 2010, and as one of the hosts of Comcast Newsmakers, she interviews politicians, community leaders and representatives of Bay Area non-profit organizations.She is also on [...]