A nonprofit trains refugees to become baristas in the coffee-obsessed Bay Area.
The dynamic Oaklander and nature lover shares her love of the outdoors through her vibrant nonprofit Outdoor Afro.
Trish Spencer’s intrusions into city operations, including one incident involving a police officer who arrested her husband, appear to violate Alameda’s charter.
An increasing number of African-American families say traditional schools have failed them.
For Superintendent Donald Evans, it's all about energy and resilience.
The A’s fans in Section 149 represent the spirit of The Town.
A retired medical laboratory CEO in Rossmoor, a San Francisco real estate developer with a plane, and a San Leandro father and electrician are behind The Donald.
Malia Vella promises to be a formidable force in this year’s city council campaign.
Kevin and Barbara Brown of R&B Cellars, along with Jeff Cohn of Jeff Cohn Cellars, are bringing new life via wine, cider, and beer to the waterfront.
He pays tribute to the heady days of Oakland nightlife, which were on par and perhaps even dwarfed the current renaissance in Uptown, in an awe-inspiring ashtray collection.