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  • Mountain Melody chorus to open 'Ovations' series
    published on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The ladies of Mountain Melody Womens Chorus will open the 2016 season of the Calaveras Arts Councils Ovations Performing Artist Series this weekend in Angels Camp. The far-reaching impact of last years devastating Butte Fire has been felt personally by the chorus....
  • Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami searches for new direction
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 04:44:37 GMT
    Children at a Creative Arts for Kids class at MoCA in January, 2012. The museum's art programs for school children have been popular in the community....
  • Stars with truly bizarre hobbies
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:03:00 GMT
    ROLLING UPDATES: Chris Martin joins Beyonce and Bruno Mars for a stunning half-time show that is set to go down as a Super Bowl epic. WHAT happens when you combine a puppy, monkey and baby into one creature and send him into a Super Bowl party? HARRY Potter star Emma Watson is reportedly seeing a new boyfriend - an Ivy League graduate and tech entrepreneur who is 10 years her senior....
  • Courses in manhood for African-American boys
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:09:44 GMT
    Against a backdrop of role models, Ernest Jenkins III teaches a class at Oakland High School called "Mastering Our Cultural Identity: African American Male Image," in Oakland Jan. 8. All classes in the program, commonly called Manhood Development, are taught by black male instructors whose own life experiences and perspectives can provide a multidimensional understanding of the students they mentor. Rahsaan Smith, 13, in Kevin Jennings's Manhood Development class, part of an initiative called th...
  • East Bay's Park It: Treat your valentine to nature's beauty
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:43:07 GMT
    Valentine's Day weekend will soon be here, and it will not pass unnoticed in the East Bay regional parks, where staff naturalists have scheduled lots of valentine-themed hikes. Here's a roundup: At Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley, Feb. 14 is "Love Your Parks Day."...
  • Award-winning chef Syhabout gives back to Oakland schools
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Sitting at a table at one of his three Oakland restaurants, award-winning chef James Syhabout laughs as he remembers his days eating in the school cafeteria. Syhabout is an alumnus of the Oakland public school system, which is why he helped raise money for public schools in January at his restaurants Commis, The Dock at Linden Street and Hawker Fare....
  • Doctors of Excellence Recognizes Dr.Alix J. Magloire is a Famous Physician in Internal Medicine
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    OAKLAND, CA, February 26, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Magloire is a well-known Internist who exhibits excellence and expertise in his line of work. He is a multi-faceted physician with specialties in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, PMC, Urgent Care and Minor Surgery....
  • Marshawn Lynch opens Beast Mode shop in Oakland
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:50:44 GMT
    Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks star running back and Oakland native, opened his first brick-and-mortar BEAST MODE store Friday. The day was also declared Beast Mode Day by Mayor Libby Schaaf....
  • Former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler named to Pro Football Hall of Fame
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:57:19 GMT
    Ken Stabler wasn't around to see it, but the late Raiders quarterback was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the NFL Honors show at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Stabler, who died in July due to complications of colon cancer at age 69, was one of two senior nominees along with former Washington and Detroit offensive lineman Dick Stanfel....
  • NFL Confidential: Ken Stabler, Willie Wood remind us of football's dangers
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:41:39 GMT
    Associated Press Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler is helped from the field after a hard tackle against the Steelers in the third quarter of the AFC championship game in Oakland, Calif., on Dec. 26, 1976. Oakland won the game 24-7....
  • Aisia Robertson
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:00:53 GMT
    High School Awarded two letters during her high school basketball career playing for head coach Malik McCord at Bishop O'Dowd a Three-time East Bay Athletic League championa Won a Division III state title, as well as an open division state title and two North Coast Section Championshipsa Named to the all-league second team twice in her careera Ranked 18th for her position and No. 85 overall by ProspectNation, and 24th for her positon and 84th overall by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report a Earne...
  • The Interview: Rev. Mark Kelly Tyler
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:29:14 GMT
    CEREMONIES THIS WEEK for the new Richard Allen postage stamp kicked off a huge year of milestones and national attention for the African Methodist Episcopal Church - and for Philadelphia's historic Mother Bethel AME Church, in particular - as the denomination marks the 200th anniversary of its 1816 founding. In July, tens of thousands of AME Church members are expected to meet in Philadelphia for the 200th anniversary of their national conference....
  • Stabler's CTE no shock to former Raiders but raises their own concerns
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Ken Stabler, the late, great Raiders quarterback who died of colon cancer in July, might make news Saturday night when he's considered for Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. The news that Stabler's brain showed an advanced stage of CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, didn't come as a shock to those among his Raiders family....
  • In this Issue
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:22:28 GMT
    One of the steps on the journey to the altar is marriage preparation, required by each parish in the Diocese of Oakland. While some parishes may provide their own marriage prep programs, more than half of the couples marrying in the diocese will attend a marriage preparation program sponsored by the diocese, said Mimi Streett, who coordinates the marriage and family life ministry....
  • Maxwell Montgomery
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 07:33:25 GMT
    Maxwell Montgomery passed away peacefully at his home in Grand Junction on Sunday, January 24th. He was 36 years old....
  • Lynch opens Beast Mode shop in Oakland
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 03:06:32 GMT
    Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks star running back and Oakland native, opened his first brick-and-mortar BEAST MODE store Friday. The day was also declared Beast Mode Day by Mayor Libby Schaaf....
  • Berkeley briefs: St. Mary's musical production on stage
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:19:53 GMT
    Thursday February 25 - Berkeley Schools Excellence Program Parcel Tax Conversation and Budget Workshop - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Berkeley Unified School District Board Room, 1231 Addison Street. For more information: The Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union recently donated more than $7,000 to Friends of Faith Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps low-income, underinsured women and men undergoing treatment for breast cancer, the credit union announced in a news release this week....
  • Black History Month: Quilts, Black Panthers, African-American heroines on the bill
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:08:06 GMT
    Ever wonder why Black History Month is celebrated in February? The history files reveal that in 1926 Carter Godwin Woodson originated Negro History Week. Woodson chose the second week of February because Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln had celebrated their birthdays that week, and both were prominent leaders in our history who furthered the cause of equality....
  • Brian Huser: IOHTE
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    IOHTE contributor Brian Huser teaches high school mathematics in Oakland, CA and holds a degree in film and media studies from Swarthmore College. Chantal Akerman's passing in October shook me like it shook so many of us....
  • Emotional & Concerned: Black Men Deliver Insight at Annual Money Matters Camp
    published on Thu, 25 Jul 2013 20:46:22 GMT
    The father of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin, tells black lawmakers he is now dedicated to making sure people know who his son was and to prevent the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who shot him dead but was acquitted, to define the youth. Beyond the marches and cameras, this writer and more than a dozen Black men, of diverse professional backgrounds, including media, financial services, legal, IT, health care and entrepreneurship, all sat in a lower Eastside Detroit Community College classroom...