Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

Guardian Gym provides a safe space for youth in Oakland

Guardian Gym is a free, non-profit sports facility for boys and girls ages 10 to 24. Its founders opened the gym in Oakland after they realized the profound effect that having a safe recreational space and healthy goals had brought to their own lives. They want to bring those same opportunities to young men and women and help them learn that you can be successful on and off the mat by showing up every day.

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Tales of Two Cities 1: Sports

We’re excited to bring you our first episode of Tales of Two Cities: Radio Stories from Oakland and Richmond. From the Super Bowl to chess champions, this week’s episode features stories on the great wide world of sports. Listen in to hear the turmoil of Oakland Raiders fans watching one of their rivals in the Super Bowl, and check…

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Mayoral candidate: Peter Liu

When he turned 23, Army veteran Peter Y. Liu came home from Iraq and found that there wasn’t a job waiting for him in his military specialty, journalism.  The largest metropolitan newspapers on the West Coast were in the midst of downsizing. Now at 33, after a decade of working in the nonprofit, insurance and…

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Fans have mixed feelings about Warriors’ plans for new arena in San Francisco

Warriors Fan Fest rally

Passionate, loyal and fanatical – these three words best identify Golden State Warriors fans. Every year whether it is a pre-season, regular season or playoff game, you can expect thousands of spectators sporting a crisp all gold “We are Warriors” t-shirt to pack the ferocious and intimidating Oracle Arena in support of the “Dubs.” Despite…

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