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Oakland Tribune
Calendar: Alameda Walks program to explore West EndAlameda Walks. Discover Alameda on foot through the Alameda Walks program hoste
Calendar: Alameda Walks program to explore West End
Oakland Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
Alameda Walks. Discover Alameda on foot through the Alameda Walks program hosted by the city. This week's walk explores Longfellow to Ballena Isle area, explore the west end of Alameda, see amazing views of San Francisco Bay and interesting beach... Read more
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The Daily Californian
$2 million awarded to UC Berkeley engineering group to conduct researchA campus engineering group was awarded $2 million from the National Science Fou
$2 million awarded to UC Berkeley engineering group to conduct research
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
A campus engineering group was awarded $2 million from the National Science Foundation, according to an announcement from Senator Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, on Thursday. The grant recipients are part of the Zhang Lab, led by UC Berkeley professor of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Evening Coffee With Arundhati RoyIt is a hot afternoon in Delhi; its humidity intensified by tension. The tensio
Evening Coffee With Arundhati Roy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
It is a hot afternoon in Delhi; its humidity intensified by tension. The tension is coming from beneath my chest. I am not really sick. I am just sweating. Now in the back of the car, rehearsing the things I would say and how I would say them when I... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
How does a child get kicked out of preschool?Mental health consultant Wendy Jones is trying to explain how a 3-year-old chil
How does a child get kicked out of preschool?
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 8 days ago
Mental health consultant Wendy Jones is trying to explain how a 3-year-old child gets expelled from a preschool school class, and it’s taking a long time. Her explanation includes cultural differences and parental struggles in the family that put... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Uncomfortable but necessary conversations about race at Brookins AME Church in OaklandThere were no easy answers this week at a community conversation about race led
Uncomfortable but necessary conversations about race at Brookins AME Church in Oakland
Oakland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
There were no easy answers this week at a community conversation about race led by U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee at Brookins Community African Methodist Episcopal Church in East Oakland. After two hours of talk that included adoring accolades, angry... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Uncomfortable but necessary conversations about race at Brookins AME Church in OaklandThere were no easy answers this week at a community conversation about race led
Uncomfortable but necessary conversations about race at Brookins AME Church in Oakland
Oakland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
There were no easy answers this week at a community conversation about race led by U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee at Brookins Community African Methodist Episcopal Church in East Oakland. After two hours of talk that included adoring accolades, angry... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Uncomfortable but necessary conversations about race at Brookins AME Church in OaklandThere were no easy answers this week at a community conversation about race led
Uncomfortable but necessary conversations about race at Brookins AME Church in Oakland
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
There were no easy answers this week at a community conversation about race led by U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee at Brookins Community African Methodist Episcopal Church in East Oakland. After two hours of talk that included adoring accolades, angry... Read more
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Roll Call
Preschool Suspensions Alarm Appropriators Mental health consultant Wendy Jones is trying to explain how a 3-year-old ch
Preschool Suspensions Alarm Appropriators
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
Mental health consultant Wendy Jones is trying to explain how a 3-year-old child gets expelled from a preschool school class, and it�s taking a long time. Her explanation includes cultural differences and... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Women Who Have Run For President Know What Hillary Clinton And Carly Fiorina Are In ForWASHINGTON -- When Democrat Pat Schroeder explored a run for president in 1987,
Women Who Have Run For President Know What Hillary Clinton And Carly Fiorina Are In For
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON -- When Democrat Pat Schroeder explored a run for president in 1987, she encountered plenty of people who were excited that she could become the first woman in the Oval Office. But Schroeder, who was then a congresswoman from Colorado,... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Lawmakers ask Obama to exonerate black sailors convicted of Port Chicago mutinyCONCORD -- Bay Area lawmakers are calling on President Barack Obama to overturn
Lawmakers ask Obama to exonerate black sailors convicted of Port Chicago mutiny
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 13 days ago
CONCORD -- Bay Area lawmakers are calling on President Barack Obama to overturn the World War II mutiny convictions of African-American sailors who refused to load ammunition after the horrific explosion at the Port Chicago naval munitions base. In... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Lawmakers ask Obama to exonerate black sailors convicted of Port Chicago mutinyCONCORD -- Bay Area lawmakers are calling on President Barack Obama to overturn
Lawmakers ask Obama to exonerate black sailors convicted of Port Chicago mutiny
Inside Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
CONCORD -- Bay Area lawmakers are calling on President Barack Obama to overturn the World War II mutiny convictions of African-American sailors who refused to load ammunition after the horrific explosion at the Port Chicago naval munitions base. In... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Alameda calendar: Mastick Senior Center to open hold open house, resource fairCasino Night at the Hornet. Spend the evening at the Hornet's Casino Night feat
Alameda calendar: Mastick Senior Center to open hold open house, resource fair
Oakland Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Casino Night at the Hornet. Spend the evening at the Hornet's Casino Night featuring Casablanca meets Texas Hold'em dance and poker tournament. 7 p.m. to midnight. Aug. 22. USS Hornet, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Alameda. $35 dance. $60 tournament fee.... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Peralta Colleges ready for new school year Monday The big event of the week is expected to be District Flex Day, when everyone
Peralta Colleges ready for new school year Monday
Oakland Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
The big event of the week is expected to be District Flex Day, when everyone gathers at Laney College -- imagine hundreds of teachers in a single auditorium -- to hear speeches from various shared... Read more
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Wilson County News
Editorial: ‘Climate anger’: Last refuge of the green activistsFor purveyors of climate alarm, emotional displays of intolerance are increasin
Editorial: ‘Climate anger’: Last refuge of the green activists
Wilson County News / Posted 14 days ago
For purveyors of climate alarm, emotional displays of intolerance are increasingly crowding out reasoned argument. But remember the adage: “Hate hurts the hater more than the hated.” Consider President Obama. At this year’s White House... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
New Peralta chancellor tours outreach, forming partnershipsOAKLAND -- When Jowel Laguerre learned in June he was to become chancellor of t
New Peralta chancellor tours outreach, forming partnerships
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
OAKLAND -- When Jowel Laguerre learned in June he was to become chancellor of the Peralta Community College District, he was visiting his native Haiti, keeping a promise. About 200 people needed dental treatment in a poor neighborhood known as St.... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
New Peralta chancellor tours outreach, forming partnershipsOAKLAND -- When Jowel Laguerre learned in June he was to become chancellor of t
New Peralta chancellor tours outreach, forming partnerships
Oakland Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
OAKLAND -- When Jowel Laguerre learned in June he was to become chancellor of the Peralta Community College District, he was visiting his native Haiti, keeping a promise. About 200 people needed dental treatment in a poor neighborhood known as St.... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Political Blotter: Five Bay Area lawmakers still undecided on Iran nuclear dealThis is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more
Political Blotter: Five Bay Area lawmakers still undecided on Iran nuclear deal
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics. As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues rolling out Democratic supporters one by one, almost half of the Bay... Read more
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The Daily Review
Political Blotter: Five Bay Area lawmakers still undecided on Iran nuclear dealThis is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more
Political Blotter: Five Bay Area lawmakers still undecided on Iran nuclear deal
The Daily Review / Posted 19 days ago
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics. As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues rolling out Democratic supporters one by one, almost half of the Bay... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Political Blotter: Five Bay Area lawmakers still undecided on Iran nuclear dealThis is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more
Political Blotter: Five Bay Area lawmakers still undecided on Iran nuclear deal
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics. As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues rolling out Democratic supporters one by one, almost half of the Bay... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Lead Contamination Discovered at Up to 10,000 Homes in Southeast L.A. CountySoil testing Workers remove topsoil in March from homes in Boyle Heights that m
Lead Contamination Discovered at Up to 10,000 Homes in Southeast L.A. County
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
Soil testing Workers remove topsoil in March from homes in Boyle Heights that may have been contaminated by lead that possibly came from Exide Technologies, a battery recycling plant in Vernon. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times) Soil testing... Read more
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Washington Post
U.S. flag to fly again over newly reopened embassy in CubaThe U.S. embassy in Havana was built in the 1950s. (Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty I
U.S. flag to fly again over newly reopened embassy in Cuba
Washington Post / Posted 19 days ago
The U.S. embassy in Havana was built in the 1950s. (Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images) The United States plans to raise the Stars and Stripes at its embassy in Havana Friday morning, kicking off a day of symbolism and carefully balanced outreach to... Read more
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Radio Angulo
U.S. Delegation to Accompany Kerry to Havana AnnouncedNineteen personalities of the US policy and government will accompany John Kerr
U.S. Delegation to Accompany Kerry to Havana Announced
Radio Angulo / Posted 20 days ago
Nineteen personalities of the US policy and government will accompany John Kerry, US Secretary of State, for the official opening ceremony of the Embassy of the U.S.A. in Havana, scheduled for August 14, according to a communiqué issued by the Press... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Funding cuts prompt Kandu to close doorsOn Thursday morning, Barbara Lee, Selb’s mother, was brought to tears when she
Funding cuts prompt Kandu to close doors
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
On Thursday morning, Barbara Lee, Selb’s mother, was brought to tears when she found out that Kandu — the Ottawa County-based nonprofit operation that provides work experience for individuals with disabilities — would be closing its doors after 62... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Alameda calendar: South Shore Center hosts concert SaturdayConcerts at the Cove. The family-friendly Concerts at the Cove concert series c
Alameda calendar: South Shore Center hosts concert Saturday
Oakland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Concerts at the Cove. The family-friendly Concerts at the Cove concert series continues with Soulstice performing their California-style reggae. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Crab Cove Visitors Center, 1252 McKay Ave.,... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Why East Bay eucalyptus trees removal a good thingDebate fact-checkers got their 'facts' wrong I am astounded to see that the As
Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Why East Bay eucalyptus trees removal a good thing
Oakland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Debate fact-checkers got their 'facts' wrong I am astounded to see that the Associated Press put out an inaccurate article on fact-checking the GOP debate. For instance, Jeb Bush discussed his goal of 4 percent economic growth. The article claimed... Read more
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Op-Ed News
National Nurses United Union Backs Bernie SandersNational Nurses United, an activist union with a history of bold political move
National Nurses United Union Backs Bernie Sanders
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
National Nurses United, an activist union with a history of bold political moves and issue-focused campaigning, has endorsed Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination. This is the first endorsement from a major union for Sanders, who... Read more
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WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence
Trump's remarks draw attention to women's issuesCombination made from Aug. 6, 2015 photos shows Republican presidential candida
Trump's remarks draw attention to women's issues
WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence / Posted 22 days ago
Combination made from Aug. 6, 2015 photos shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, and Fox News Channel host and moderator Megyn Kelly during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena, in... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Calendar: Alameda Backyard Growers' monthly meeting Aug. 10Writers' Group at the Library. All interested adult writers needing a space to
Calendar: Alameda Backyard Growers' monthly meeting Aug. 10
Oakland Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Writers' Group at the Library. All interested adult writers needing a space to work, and an opportunity to connect and share with other writers are invited to join. All writing genres welcome. Noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 8. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Return to Sender: Mystery Memory Box Owner FoundSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Only a day ago, CBS News 8's Jeff Zevely shed light on a st
Return to Sender: Mystery Memory Box Owner Found
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Only a day ago, CBS News 8's Jeff Zevely shed light on a story about a mysterious box that dated back nearly two decades and stretched across two continents. It was CBS News 8's own Barbara Lee-Edwards who connected the dots to... Read more
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MacNN
Congressional Black Caucus calls on tech companies to talk diversityLegislator meets with Cook, says Apple is 'on the right track' in outreach, hir
Congressional Black Caucus calls on tech companies to talk diversity
MacNN / Posted 28 days ago
Legislator meets with Cook, says Apple is 'on the right track' in outreach, hiringThe Congressional Black Caucus has called for Apple and other Silicon Valley companies to update or release federal data on workplace diversity, with California state... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Black leaders press tech companies for more inclusion— When the world’s leading technology firms reported their workforce demographi
Black leaders press tech companies for more inclusion
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
— When the world’s leading technology firms reported their workforce demographics, the details were uncomfortable, but not surprising: Apple, Google, Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants are dominated by men, many of them white. While company... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
DeKalb Commissioners approve new soccer practice fieldDeKalb County commissioners on Tuesday approved an incentive package for a $30
DeKalb Commissioners approve new soccer practice field
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 29 days ago
DeKalb County commissioners on Tuesday approved an incentive package for a $30 million headquarters and practice facility for the Atlanta United soccer team. Commissioners approved the package 4-3 after a healthy debate during the meeting. The... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into DOJ's Continued Crackdown On Medical MarijuanaTwo congressmen behind a federal provision protecting state-legal medical marij
Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into DOJ's Continued Crackdown On Medical Marijuana
The Huffington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Two congressmen behind a federal provision protecting state-legal medical marijuana operations are seeking an investigation into the Department of Justice's continued crackdown on medical marijuana patients and providers, saying the DOJ may be in... Read more
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Black Press USA
Black Caucus Brings Diversity Push to Silicon Valley Congressional Black Caucus Chair G.K. Butterfield (Courtesy of PBS) (Politic
Black Caucus Brings Diversity Push to Silicon Valley
Black Press USA / Posted 1 months ago
Congressional Black Caucus Chair G.K. Butterfield (Courtesy of PBS) (Politico) – Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are flying to Silicon Valley next week to press the nation’s biggest... Read more
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PC Advisor
Lawmakers headed to Silicon Valley to push tech companies on diversity Three U.S. lawmakers are traveling to Silicon Valley to push tech companies
Lawmakers headed to Silicon Valley to push tech companies on diversity
PC Advisor / Posted 1 months ago
Three U.S. lawmakers are traveling to Silicon Valley to push tech companies to offer opportunities for... Read more
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