Rev. Jesse Jackson visited Oakland Technical High School this week to continue his advocacy for increased technology instruction in American schools and greater representation of women, minorities, and low-income students in the fields of computer [...]
Oakland, CA – The good thing about a bad start to the season is there’s plenty of baseball left to play to turn things around. The A’s did just that as they rallied back to [...]
Jonathan Brumfield, an Oakland artist and educator, spoke on behalf of graduate students at San Francisco State University’s Commencement on Friday, May 22. Brumfield acknowledged the students whose protests in the late 1960s resulted [...]
Oakland, CA – The city of Oakland has been in discussions over moving professional teams out of the area for years. It’s been a debate more than the United States financial budget. But last night, [...]
Solano County will be rocking for three days this weekend when the annual BottleRock festival returns. BottleRock is a three-day, delicacy-fueled foray into the absolute best music, wine, food and beer the world has [...]
Oakland, CA – After a season-best three-game winning streak, the A’s lost again. This time they fell 3-2 to the Tigers losing the series. They have not won a series since taking two of three [...]
Published in The Huffington Post By Heidi Boghosian, New York City Attorney, and Johanna Fernandez, professor of History at Baruch College (CUNY) What does it mean for hundreds of thousands of prisoners in [...]
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer Jesse Jackson renewed his call earlier this month for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation.
Oakland, CA – It’s no coincidence the A’s ended their four-game skid upon his arrival. Back in a uniform after retiring in 2014, he’s ready to help get Oakland back on track. Ron Washington was [...]
The Level Playing Field Institute (LPFI) has released a report titled a “Path Not Found” that chronicles the lack of computer classes available to lower-income students and students of color in California high schools.