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Raiders Win On and Off Field, Visit Patients at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Following the Oakland Raiders 27-20 win at Cleveland on Sunday, the Raiders rookies visited patients at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland on Monday, Sept. 28 as part of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.The Raiders Rookie [...]
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (right), with Javier Arango (left), speaks at the Wounded Places film screening and panel discussion at the Grand Lake Theater.

Film “Wounded Places” Sheds Light on Effects of PTSD on Children

In an effort to engage the community in a conversation around Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its affects on children living in impoverished circumstances, the film “Wounded Places: Confronting Childhood PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked [...]

Peralta Colleges Foundation Celebrates 50 Years

The Peralta Colleges Foundation celebrated 50 years of serving the community through education last Thursday night at the Oakland City Center Marriott. Oakland District 2 Councilmember Abel Guillen, who was formerly a member of the [...]

From Arts to Health to Wellness, “Every Breath Counts”

Oakland’s Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement (PJC) recently hosted its third annual awards reception and symposium benefit for the Northern California Breath-mobile program. The gala event, held at the Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square, [...]

Families Celebrate Life-Giving Transplants at Annual UCSF Picnic

By Scott Maier, UCSF News On a bright summer Saturday, dozens of children and their family members gathered at McNears Beach Park in San Rafael, listening to music, kayaking, having their faces painted, smashing piñatas, [...]

Marijuana-Derived Epilepsy Drug in Clinical Trial for Children

By Juliana Bunim UCSF News A new international, multi-center study led by researchers from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is the first to evaluate whether purified cannabinoid is effective in treating severe forms of childhood epilepsy [...]