By Jane Fong I interviewed Richie Smith as she passed by our signature-gathering table – a long time resident of Berkeley – to discover the reason why the Berkeley Community is signing petitions to rename [...]
Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf urged Oaklanders to join her in shopping local on Plaid Friday and to support local merchants that have been victims of recent vandalism.
Monday, Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day, an important reminder that the fight against HIV is far from over. This annual commemoration inspires us all to do more as individuals, communities and a nation. [...]
By PICO National Network In response the grand jury decision this week against charging white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting death of 18-year-old African-American youth Michael Brown, faith leaders with [...]
Sacramento, CA – There’s a reason why they hold the best record in the NBA. The Memphis Grizzlies gave it their all when they faced a team without their best starter. DeMarcus Cousins was out [...]
Santa Clara, CA – It’s time to push the panic button. The 49ers will now have to win their remaining four games to get a chance to head back to the playoffs. The Seattle Seahawks [...]
Former athlete, Oakland businessman and investor Tom Henderson, who owns the Tribune Tower Building, the Tribune Tavern and CallSocket as well as many other businesses that hire a majority of Oakland residents and minorities, said [...]
The Urban Financial Services Coalition San Francisco Bay Area Chapter hosted a Fall Networking Mixer, Friday, Nov. 21 at U.S. Bank in the financial district of San Francisco.
A daylong summit to discuss ways to work to end mass incarceration and implement restorative justice was held recently in Oakland. The summit, called “Fruitvale, Florida, Ferguson and Beyond,” was held Nov. 15 at [...]
President Barack Obama and the Congressional Black Caucus have released statements in the wake of protests in Ferguson, MO, which have spread to at least 37 states after a grand jury failed to indict a [...]
The construction on the new George “Rocky” Graham Park in Marin City is under way, and inauguration is planned for late Spring 2015. As part of the new park, an area is being [...]