Betty Berry, a Bay Area treasure for over 50 years, passed away Oct. 26 Saturday from Alzheimer’s-related causes. She was 81.
Despite the lack of wins this NFL season, the Raiders continue to make their presence felt off the field with their continuous community activism. At Sunday’s home game against the Denver Broncos, the Raiders invited [...]
A crowd of energetic students from Piedmont Elementary School surrounded Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors last week during his Get Fit Clinic sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.
Warner D. Willis, Oakland businessman and pioneer in working to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, died on Oct. 19. He was 78. Born in Shreveport, LA, Willis moved to Oakland at the age of 9 and [...]
Oakland residents overwhelmingly backed parcel taxes to improve public schools and continue to supplement public safety dollars, as well as a labor-backed measure to raise the minimum wage in the city to $12.25 an hour.
Laney College is now enrolling for the winter Intersession and spring semesters. Winter Intersession begins Dec. 15, 2014 runs through Jan. 13, offering a limited schedule of classes and allowing students to earn 3 units [...]
Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf is celebrating an overwhelming victory in a hot campaign with 14 other candidates, including a handful that were well funded. Though ballots are still being counted, Mayor Jean Quan and Councilmember [...]
Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC), a nonprofit that has invested in positive change of the Oakland community through the arts, will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at Scott’s Seafood Pavilion, [...]
By Walter Riley and Anne Weills Many of the mayoral candidates are contributing to widespread apathy about the upcoming election by refusing to say anything important about the issues facing Oakland.
Len Raphael, a strong supporter of community oversight of the Oakland Police Department, is running to become Oakland’s City Auditor. He is endorsed by Councilmembers Desley Brooks, Larry Reid and Noel Gallo.