By Kathleen McClay, UC Berkeley News Residents of Richmond on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay expect climate change to present their city with major challenges –- from rising sea levels to higher temperatures, [...]
In the realm of style and fashion, history often repeats itself. You can find popular 1950s’ fashions – oxfords, Mary Janes, full skirts, double-breasted jackets, and tapered trousers – and more modeled in contemporary trends. [...]
The California State Package Store and Tavern Owners Association (Cal-Pac) has been working for decades to improve the relationship between African American liquor license owners, the community, and the liquor retail industry.
Local business leaders came together this week in Oakland to talk about what “visionary companies” are doing to respond to climate change and lower the country’s reliance on fossil fuels, hosted by Oakland’s Sustainable Business [...]
A proposal to redirect $200,000 in federal youth job funding to hire a single city administrator, who would serve as the city’s youth employment coordinator, was met with resounding opposition this week from community members [...]
Mayoral candidates Joe Tuman and Bryan Parker have taken Mayor Jean Quan to task following the mayor’s controversial comments in an interview with the National Journal this week. Her comments were totally insensitive,” said Tuman, [...]
Nearly three quarters of juvenile arrests in Oakland are African American boys, who are often picked up for relatively minor offenses, according to a study recently released by the local nonprofit Black Organizing Project, Public [...]
By Laura Wong Boxing, like other high-contact fighting sports, can get ugly. Confined to a ring no larger than 25 square feet, a fighter’s only escape from the stalking blows of an opponent is to [...]