The Oakland Dynamites Jr. Midgets defeated the Oak Grove Renegades, 31-0, last Saturday at Oakland Technical High School and claimed the Northern California Division 1 Championship Title.“It was a good championship game. The kids were [...]
The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, a longtime East Bay environmental advocacy group, has reached agreement, which could potentially generate $52.5 million in revenue, with Oakland developer Jabari Herbert and FOCON to provide electrical power [...]
Staged against a backdrop of George Gershwin’s “Summertime” and the Southern Gullah culture of Catfish Row in Charleston, South Carolina, the popular Tony Award-winning opera ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” opened to a packed audience [...]
In honor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church’s 155th Anniversary, Rev. Dr. Harold R. Mayberry and the FAME family hosted a one-night revival featuring Bishop Paul Morton.
Hundreds gathered in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriot in downtown Oakland to hear Outgoing NAACP President Benjamin Jealous speak Wednesday at the 10th annual meeting and awards luncheon of the Oakland African American Chamber [...]
Downtown Oakland has come back to life. Businesses are flourishing and bringing a new energy and spark to the downtown area. Imagine Affairs Art Lounge, 408 14th street, is adding a new sense of energy.
A proposal for a youth curfew in Oakland died this week at the city’s Public Safety Committee meeting in the face of opposition by City Council members and outraged hostility by young people and their [...]
I am a theatre student at Fordham University and this past January I was fortunate to embark on a journey that changed my life. I partook in a study abroad program in which I studied [...]
With the success of the “Dead Silence” Halloween turf dance battle, Turf Feinz member and founder of Turf Inc, Johnny “Johnny5” Lopez is already prepping for the next battle in December. “Whe
Emma Jean Blatcher passed away on October 1st. She was 56 years old. Emma leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Charles Blatcher, III and a host of relatives and friends. A memorial service will [...]