Archive for January 2010

January 31, 2010

Teenagers, their families and adult students seeking a key to higher education attended the Black College Expo in Oakland Saturday. “While African-Americans and Latinos graduate high school at just over a 50 percent rate, the...

January 30, 2010

Happy Saturday, Oakland! Construction on the new Tidewater Aquatic Center is making it tough for cyclists to access the Bay Trail. The trail has been closed since last summer, and will likely not be open...

January 29, 2010

Good Morning, North Oakland! The assault trial of four members of the now-defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery begins today in Oakland. They are charged with badly beating a 42-year-old man on Dec. 31, 2008. Oakland...

Oscar Grant Settlement

Good morning, Oakland! BART has reached a $1.5 million settlement with the mother of Oscar Grant’s daughter Tatiana. The woman filed a $50 million lawsuit against the transit agency after Grant was shot on a...