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Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

NAACP: Has money replaced racism?

By Sandra Varner, cross posted from Talk2SV. Last Sunday, April 27, the world had a bird’s-eye view of Oakland, California. For those of us who call the Bay Area home, we know the beauty of the area–our celebrated cultural and ethnic diversity, our close-to-perfect year-round weather, and our aesthetic topography. This is in stark contrast

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Registration deadline extended for annual summer basketball competition in Oakland

Every summer for the last several years, Councilmember Desley Brooks, in association with Aaron Goodwin and Goodwin Sports Management, puts together a basketball tournament in East Oakland known as “So You Think You Can Hoop.” The three-on-three...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Warriors fan fest celebrates the big win

The 2012-2013 season was an anomaly in the eyes of many Golden State Warriors faithful. Awards, accolades, and an appearance in the 2013 Playoffs were just a few of the accomplishments achieved by the Bay Area’s NBA...