Pamela H. Price, Grand Worthy Matron of the Golden State Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Prince Hall Rite of Adoption of California, has scheduled a special luncheon program to honor outstanding women of [...]
By Richard Kevin Cartwright Walking through the wide expanse of nurtured and cultivated vegetable beds – a seemingly endless array of broccoli, an almond tree, lemons hanging from struggling branches, among others – one cannot [...]
The HIV Story Project is presenting “Generations HIV,” a portable, interactive video storytelling booth. The booth is making the rounds across the nation, with a stop in Oakland designed to shine a light on African [...]
A traveling version of the popular exhibit, The Griots of Oakland – Voices from the African American Oral History Project, will be shown at McClymonds Youth & Family Center (Alternatives in Action), Alliance Academy and [...]
By Cathy Cockrell The spirit of revival and rebirth was evoked at last Saturday’s Renaissance Gala, a fundraiser benefiting the Department of African American Studies and scholarships for African American students at UC Berkeley.
By Armond S. Robinson At its meeting on Feb.18, the Oakland City Council passed a resolution declaring March 8-15 Hepatitis C Awareness Week, calling on residents to learn about the risk factors for this preventable [...]
Over 75 new recruits participated in a Police Applicant Orientation last Saturday at the Stockton Police Department’s Gun Range. Applicants were instructed on what to expect on the written examination and how to practice parts [...]
The Friends of the San Leandro Library organization will hold a Spring Book Sale, Saturday, April 5 in the Karp and Estudillo rooms of the San Leandro Main Library at 300 Estudillo Ave.
Oakland, CA – The Brooklyn Nets made a historic move by signing the first openly gay player in the NBA. However, Jason Collins is no new kid on the block, he’s been in the league [...]
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News An unprecedented alliance formed among four West Coast universities aims to remedy a seemingly intractable nationwide problem: Too few underrepresented minority Ph.D. students in the mathematical, physical and computer [...]
By Elizabeth Fernandez, UCSF News Pharmacies, focused on the health and wellbeing of their customers, have long been saddled with a paradox: they sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, even though tobacco use is the [...]