By Scott McLemee, Inside Higher Ed The United States has the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. It has come down a sliver over the past six years: the all-time peak rate [...]
To address the significant number of cell phone robberies occurring in the City of Oakland, Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney introduced an ordinance to ban Automated Purchasing Machines.These self-operating buy-back kiosks, which exist in five Bay [...]
Councilmember Noel Gallo, who represents the Fruitvale District, is seeking to promote a alliance between Oakland and San Francisco to pressure the federal government and involve local churches to provide humanitarian aid to Central American [...]
Some new and diverse businesses are coming to Oakland to create jobs and strengthen our economy. First up Sears sold the former Capwell building at 20th & Broadway to Lane partners, a Menlo Park real [...]
Former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson will bring his acclaimed one-man show, “MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH” to Stockton at the Bob Hope Theatre on October 2nd. Tickets are now on sale.
The family of Jerome Jabari Grayson, who has cancer, is seeking financial support from the community in their time of financial crisis. The Grayson family is making its appeal for help through gofundme.com. Their webpage, [...]
While my desire to be a lawyer was a mere dream, it became real on the day that my family and I lost my childhood home.
Long time Hunter’s Point resident Delores Hearring celebrated her 100th birthday on July 11th.Born 1914 in Jacksonville, Alabama, Delores was raised in the rural county of Calhoun. She was the one of three children born [...]
By Anthony Lazarus, SFSU News A faculty member for the Department of Cinema is landing on SF State’s campus just as she nabs a new accolade: Filmmaker, artist and educator Cheryl Dunye has been recognized [...]
San Leandro’s Recreation & Human Services Department will host a variety of fun recreational programs and activities throughout the summer. Upcoming highlights include Family Movie Nights, Recreational Swims, and the third annual Family Bike Party.
By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News Just after 10:18 p.m. on July 17, 1944, UC Berkeley seismographs measured what looked like a 3.4-magnitude earthquake. Far from a routine temblor, though, this was a seismic event [...]