At least 2,000 people attended Youth Speaks’ 5th Annual Life is Living Festival hosted at DeFremery Park on Saturday, Oct. 12. With food vendors, local artist performances, a graffiti art exhibit, health screenings, face painting, [...]
Lights, camera, action! It’s been an off-season of “glits and glam” for quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Leading the San Francisco Forty-Niners to the Super Bowl last year proved that Jim Harbaugh’s decision to start him as [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Chevron Richmond announced the start of a $15.5 million Community Revitalization Initiative, a five-year plan to stimulate the city’s economy by creating jobs, encouraging small business development and expanding job training opportunities. Speaking at held [...]
Bay Area labor statesman Leroy King attended this year’s Labor Day festivities at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 San Francisco union hall. King has a history in the Bay Area labor [...]
When the plane first touches down at the Liberia International Airport in Costa Rica, it’s hard not to notice the surrounding wildlife and intense landscape that is very much part of the way of life [...]
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