The Oakland Raiders have teamed up with the United States Marine Corps to brighten the holidays for thousands of children through the Toys for Tots program.
While the number of African American students being accepted at UC Berkeley hasn’t declined, the number of students choosing to enroll has; recent reports show in 2006 – 2010, nearly 58% of Black students admitted [...]
Vietnam 2013 In 1965, I remember talking to a classmate when I was 14 yrs. old about the Vietnam war. Even then we were speculating about the likelihood of us being drafted into what was [...]
By Andrew Cohen The Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at Berkeley Law has submitted an amicus brief in support of a federal case against the National Security Agency (NSA).Represented by the Electronic Frontier [...]
Cephus Johnson and his wife Beatrice X, representatives of the Oscar Grant Foundation, spoke at the Unity Day in Marin City on Nov. 14, urging the audience to take responsibility to love and care for [...]
Brenda Grisham, leader of Their Lives Matter, an Oakland-based organization, will represent California Dec. 12 at the National Vigil for Murder Victims across the States in Washington, D.C.
A singer at the age of three and performing by the time she was 6-years old, Oakland-bred songstress Netta Brielle always knew that her dream of one day taking the stage as a solo artist [...]
A technology demonstration event will be held Dec. 5 at the new Bayfair East Bay Makers Labs, where participants can explore the new tools of the maker movement, including 3-D scanners, 3-D printers, laser cutters, [...]
Ending weeks of speculation, District 4 Councilwoman Libby Schaaf officially filed as a candidate for the 2014 Mayoral race Tuesday morning at the City Clerk’s office.
Marissa Alexander, who was sentenced in 2012 to 20 years in prison for firing warning shots at her abusive husband, was released from jail last week but will remain on house arrest awaiting a new [...]
Seeking to preserve the environment, the Port of Stockton, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is now using sand dredged from its ship channel to [...]