With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North [...]
Spring is here, and Oakland is alive with signs of change. The Oakland Visitor and Convention Bureau is no more, having been replaced by Visit Oakland, a new nonprofit group formed to encourage tourism and [...]
District 6 Councilmember Desley Brooks has announced a free amnesty bulk-dumping project to take place across East Oakland Saturday, April 12 – Wednesday, April 16. According to Brooks, the project is designed to help residents [...]
Next week, on April 24, Take Your Daughter – and now Sons – to Work Day will celebrate 21 years of fostering young minds and introducing youth to the working world.
One game left at Arco Arena and their franchise player will await if he’ll be suspended for the Kings final home game of the season this upcoming Wednesday. It’s up to the NBA to decide [...]
The Rockies beat the Giants 1-0 to even the series. Brett Anderson was off to a good start tossing three innings yielding one hit, one walk, two strikeouts and no runs. He had his best [...]
The Rockies got on board first when Michael Cuddyer was at-bat, Josh Rutledge got picked off stealing second and Brandon Barnes scored. Carlos Gonzalez splashed in McCovey Cove with a two-run homer in the third. [...]
Antwon Cloird is the founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Men and Women of Purpose, a non-profit organization that provides “real” services to the re-entry population returning to Richmond and Contra Costa County.
If you had to list three things on your wish list for the Golden State Warriors. It’ll probably go something like this, NBA Championship, full squad, and no more firing. These have been a few [...]
Highlighting trends that show a decrease in crime since the beginning of the year, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) released a report this week at the city’s Public Safety Committee, highlighting its efforts to [...]
Local leaders are encouraged by the results of new poll showing that most voters support renewing the city’s Measure Y parcel tax to pay for police salaries and programs to reduce violent crime and keep [...]