University of California President Janet Napolitano announced this week that UC San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann is resigning from her position to become CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Cancer is an ugly disease. Pain, nausea, weight and hair loss are some of the most common side effects of treatment. Seeing the beauty in the disease is hard but its what Photographer Sonjhai Meggette [...]
Nearly two-dozen students from McClymonds High School and Oakland Community Day School were treated to lunch at the Oakland Raiders facility on Tuesday given recognition for their academic and behavioral accomplishments.
By Wil Hardee PG&E is about to receive a hefty fine for their role in the San Bruno tragedy – and it should. The Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce believes PG&E should pay. However, [...]
The college bound brotherhood agency, Young Scholars Program, will be hosting the 4th Annual Help A Brother Go To College Day Conference at De Anza High School on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 3 p.m. to [...]
While numbers of overall foreclosures in Oakland are decreasing, they are more and more affecting people who have lived in their homes for 10 or more years, according to a quarterly City of Oakland report [...]
Independent truckers who work at Port of Oakland held a work stoppage Monday to protest working conditions at the port. “We need safer conditions and better compensation,” says port trucker Isaiah Thompson.
I am a 56-year-old Black man who has read a total of five books in my life. I simply do not like reading books. Now before you get too excited, I have read the Holy [...]
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 [...]
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