In advance of six games in the Bay Area, two stars of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters and youth with disabilities played wheelchair basketball Wednesday afternoon at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland.
By Joi Smith, Laney College student In my community, it is hard to make friends, but losing them is easy. I look out for those I love and care about, but in my inconsistency, [...]
Iola James, president of the Patrons of the Arts and Humanities, donated $500 to the Oakland East Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra on opening night Friday, Nov. 7.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
The Attend and Achieve Back to School event welcomed over 950 students Saturday who walked away with backpacks filled with notebooks, pencils and other necessary school supplies.
Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual “Back to School Block Party and Who’s House? Basketball Tournament” in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed. Th
As election season gets into full swing, Oakland’s mayoral race is heating up as we get closer to the November elections and mayoral candidate Jason “Shake” Anderson is using this platform to push for progressive [...]
Professional athletes understand that community involvement is a part of the job. But for some of them, it means a whole lot more. Just entering his 3rd season, Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver Rod Streater has [...]