San Francisco native Tiarra Logan began braiding at nine years old. By 18, she was a licensed cosmetologist but soon realize that what she wanted to focus on – natural hair techniques – weren’t going [...]
“The Jazzy Nutcracker, A Winter Jazz Tale” made its debut this season at East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). The Jazzy Nutcracker was a colorful staging of a familiar tale. Rec
Written by Jeff Weisinger For the first time since the dawn of the new millennium, the Oakland Raiders looked like a team with an insanely bright future.
Long addicted to crack cocaine, Charles Cole III’s parents finally went into recovery about 20 years ago. Twelve years old at the time, Cole had already lived in Chicago, Kentucky, Oakland and San Francisco, including [...]
A community-led meeting will take place in the new year to build a unified response to the out-of-control displacement that is occurring in the wake of the Ghost Ship fire, affecting those who live in [...]
While the Oakland Raiders have clinched their first playoff berth since 2002 and fans beam with Silver and Black pride, the team’s permanent location still has not been decided.
Since the Oakland warehouse fire that claimed 36 lives earlier this month, the city has seen a rash of landlord panic and opportunism, according to community members who have seen the number of unannounced fire [...]
The Oakland Board of Education this week chose the same Southern California search firm to recruit a new superintendent that they utilized to hire outgoing Superintendent Antwan Wilson two-and-a-half years ago.
Proprietors of Everett & Jones BBQ and residents of a neighboring artist warehouse met over the weekend with a message of unity and mutual aid as they paid tribute to the 36 lives lost in [...]
For the first time in history, an Oakland Athletic League team won a state football championship, as McClymonds High Schools Warriors last Saturday won the 5-A high school football CIF State Championship game [...]
By Wade Woods Kwanzaa is an African American holiday created By Dr. Maulana Karenga at the Black Youth Conference in Los Angles in 1966. This year’s celebration will take place in seven different [...]