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Lost & Found beer garden set to open in Uptown Oakland
The latest addition to the beer garden-crazy East Bay dining scene is opening this weekend: Lost & Found , from the same owners as popular dance bar The Layover, opens Sunday, April 20. Located at 2040 Telegraph Ave. behind the Paramount Theatre, it's been a long haul for husband-and-wife owners Christi Vaughn and Tim Martinez, mostly because the ... (more)
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Village News
Fallbrook A Leer literacy event a success
Antonio Gonzales, a grandnephew of Cesar Chavez, engages Fallbrook Union Elementary School District students in a discussion at the 10th annual Fallbr... From left, Univision anchor Gabriel Sotelo, recognizes poetry contest winners Lianna Arnold of Live Oak Elementary and Antonia Magana of Fallbrook Str... Art Calderon, who retired from serving as ... (more)
Daughter who survived Salcido massacre looks back 25 years later
Her first name "Carmina" means song. Her last name "Salcido" brings back memories of the horrific crime committed by her father on April 14, 1989.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
For investigators, horror of Salcido case lingers
It's been a quarter-century since Salcido, a Sonoma Valley winery worker, committed Sonoma County's most heinous killing rampage - slaying seven and almost killing two others.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Legacy of Malcolm X to be subject of discussion
Imam Zaid Shakir will lead a discussion of the legacy of Malcolm X as the 50th anniversary of the civil rights icon's life-changing pilgrimage to Mecca nears.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
NBC Bay Area
San Quentin Inmates Get Trained For Silicon Valley Startups
Before Kenyatta Leal took a job at a downtown San Francisco tech company, he landed an internship using the right connections.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Williams: Some inequalities involving sex and race go unprotested
There are several race and sex issues that need addressing. Let's look at a few of them with an ear to these questions: Should we insist upon equal treatment of people by race and sex or tolerate differences in treatment? And just how equal are people by race and sex in the first place? According to the National Institutes of Health, male infants ... (more)
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
Column: Sex and race equality
There are several race and sex issues that need addressing. Let's look at a few of them with an ear to these questions: Should we insist upon equal treatment of people by race and sex or tolerate differences in treatment? And just how equal are people by race and sex in the first place? According to the National Institutes of Health, male infants 1 ... (more)
New Media Journal
Sex & Race Equality
Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
CD Reviews: Shakira, Merle Haggard tribute, The Used, Josh Thompson,...
There's something to that period at the end of Colombian pop singer Shakira's self-titled album, as if to suggest that this is a definitive statement - that as an artist, she's found completion.
30-to-life and pitching a startup
Last Mile, a tech incubator at San Quentin State Prison, allows a select group of inmates to form startup ideas and pitch them to venture capitalists.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Marin History Watch: The origins of the Marin Rod and Gun Club
On April 4, 1935, the Marin Journal reported that the Marin Gun Club in San Rafael had plans to "entertain 30,000 people."
Let's talk about gender and race equality
There are several race and sex issues that need addressing. Let's look at a few of them with an ear to these questions: Should we insist upon equal treatment of people by race and sex or tolerate differences in treatment? And just how equal are people by race and sex in the first place? According to the National Institutes of Health , male infants ... (more)
Thu Mar 27, 2014
FBI Sting Shows San Francisco Chinatown Underworld
Beneath the strings of red paper lanterns and narrow alleyways of the nation's oldest Chinatown lies a sinister underworld, according to an FBI criminal complaint that has stunned even those familiar with the neighborhood's history of gambling houses, opium dens and occasional gangland-style murders.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
A Tech Program Helps San Quentin Prisoners Get On Track
There has been much discussion recently about how Silicon Valley technology companies, which are often seen as distant from their local communities , can get more connected to these local communities.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
West Seattle Blog
Second full day of defense testimony tomorrow in Morgan Junction murder trial
The defense's first full day, on Thursday, delved into 69-year-old defendant Lovett "Cid" Chambers 's life, before, during, and after the incident for which he is charged with second-degree murder.
Contra Costa Times
Days Gone By: California's last public hanging held in 1897, in Napa
It happened back in 1897 for a murder that so enraged the Napa community that instead of sending the criminal to San Quentin Prison, the judge turned the responsibility over to the sheriff so the hanging could occur in the Napa County Jail yard.