Tag Archives: Veterans

Vice President Joe Biden made a visit to Oakland on Friday, April 10 and spoke with students, who are also military veterans, in PG&E's PowerPathway program, a six-week training that he says is important to advancing the national workforce. From left, IBEW Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell, PowerPathway student Elizabeth Torres, Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Libby Schaaf, and PG&E Chairman, CEO and President Tony Earley. Photo: Ashley Chambers.

Vice President Biden Visits Oakland, Praises PG&E Program Program Trains Veterans and Unemployed

Students in the PG&E PowerPathway workforce development program have the opportunity to gain the skills needed to work in the utility industry – as welders, linemen, gas service representatives, and other positions – building a [...]
UC Berkeley campus.

Demystifying UC Berkeley for Minorities, Veterans, Disabled, Women, LGBTQ and Formerly Incarcerated

By Troy Williams   African Americans represent approximately 20 percent of the men and women in the Army and Marines, and 17 percent of the Air Force and Navy, according to the Military Times. However, [...]
VA aerial front view

Veterans Affairs to Build New Medical and Benefits Center in Alameda

The Department of Veterans Affairs this week took ownership of 624 acres of Alameda Point that will be used to build a new, one-stop medical and benefits center, a national cemetery and a wildlife preserve.“This [...]
Photo from Twitter account of the  San Leandro library.

San Leandro Public Library to Open Veterans Resource Center

The San Leandro Public Library has been awarded a $6,000, one-year grant to open a Veterans Resource Center designed to serve veterans and connect them with valuable resources in the community.A ribbon-cutting event for the [...]