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$3,000 per year renewable college scholarships for Bayview Hunters Point students – Apply by...

  This notice announces three scholarships for Bayview Hunters Point students: A scholarship for a Bayview-Hunters Point student interested in STEM careers. A scholarship for a Bayview-Hunters Point student of Latino descent. A scholarship in...

Applications open for SF PUC’s 2019 CityWorks Summer Internship Program

  NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SFPUC’S CITYWORKS SUMMER INTERNSHIP Applications are open for the 2019 CityWorks Summer Internship Program, which strives to increase diversity in engineering, program management, communications and related fields. CityWorks provides interns aged 16-19...

Customers can schedule free visits to check carbon monoxide monitors

by Manny Otiko, California Black Media As temperatures begin to drop in California, many residents look at making sure their pilot lights are working so they can heat their homes in the colder months. But...

How winter impacts utility bills: Smart ways to save money

by Marisol Beas, California Black Media It is time to say goodbye to summer and welcome autumn, and soon winter will be upon us. It will be time to decorate for the holidays, enjoy...

Be prepared for natural disasters

by Marisol Beas, California Black Media California is often portrayed in the media as a utopian state with fantastic weather year-round, serene beaches and scenic geography that would be a resident’s dream. And, in many...

Oakland Rising is hiring Voter Outreach Workers, formerly incarcerated welcome – $17 an hour...

Oakland Rising Action - Voter Outreach Worker (temporary, part-time) Oakland Rising Action is a community-led political organization focused on supporting candidates and issues that drive a progressive agenda for Oakland’s working-class, immigrant and communities of color...

Fall 2018 EcoApprentice Program: Do great community work in Bayview Hunters Point!

Fall 2018 EcoApprentice Program Are you between the ages of 14-24 years? Interested in doing great community work in Bayview? Want to learn how to work in a native plant nursery, restore wildlife habitat in the Bayview,...

Call before you dig

by Genoa Barrow, California Black Media Utility companies throughout the state of California are working to ensure that an 811 hotline is as much in the forefront of people’s minds as another well-known three-digit number,...

Electric vehicles are helping communities prepare for the future

PG&E launched its EV Charge Network program in January, with the goal of installing 7,500 electric vehicle chargers at condominiums, apartment buildings and workplaces across Northern and Central California between now and 2020.

City College of San Francisco announces cannabis course beginning in July – register now

              SAN FRANCISCO — Today, City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is launching a series of workshops on cannabis as the latest addition to its already diverse continuing education programming. The launch is in response...

Energy savings programs and ways to save this summer

by Genoa Barrow, California Black Media Whether or not temperatures will hit triple digits remains to be seen, but Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has tips to keep customers from getting burned on their...

May 31 Deadline for Applications: Maynard 200 National Journalism Fellowship Program

Reminder: May 31 Deadline for Applications: Maynard 200 National Journalism Fellowship Program Dear Colleagues: We are excited to announce that the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education is seeking applications from journalism leaders, journalism entrepreneurs...

PG&E PowerPathway™ Program powers up careers

by Genoa Barrow, California Black Media Oakland – He was an out of work party promoter and she was a single mother, living in a hotel room with a young son. Both say a...

Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship offers two college scholarships to Black women – apply...

SWING PHI SWING SOCIAL FELLOWSHIP INCORPORATED OPENS THEIR 2018 SCHOLASTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO WOMEN OF COLOR The National Office of Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship Inc. is proud to extend (2) scholarships to deserving female students...

Summer Transportation Jobs for High School Students: Apply by March 25

Summer Transportation Jobs for High School Students: Now Accepting Applications for MTC Internship Program   Deadline for Applications is March 25, 2018   SAN FRANCISCO, February 22, 2018 . . . The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is offering high...

Saturday, 2/17, 9-5: Oakland Black College Expo to give over $1 million in scholarships,...

  15th annual Black College Expo to provide Bay Area students path to college WHO/WHAT: Wells Fargo has teamed up with the Oakland Black College Expo in an effort to curtail the high school dropout rate and increase...

Paid-to-drive promo pays $300 a week to wrap your car in a big ad

  PAID TO DRIVE PROMO!!! Seeking car owners willing to go about their normal routine with a big ad plastered on their car. Also known as “Car Wrap”. Compensation is $300 per week. Register at; MEDIA-396 email: signupmedia396@gmail.com

Human Impact Partners (HIP) seek 2-3 graduate-level interns to support our research, advocacy/mobilization, and...

We're on the search for 2-3 graduate-level interns to support our research, advocacy/mobilization, and communications projects based out of Oakland, California this summer. We're accepting applications now through March 2, 2018. Read on for the full...

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Independent review of Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s autopsy shows death was...

“(N)othing in Jeff’s autopsy revealed any indication of chronic drug use or overdose. (The reports) provide peace of mind that we did know Jeff better than the circumstances of his death have suggested.” – Robert Chan, Adachi family attorney

Judge releases Kevin Epps on bail

“Why are we here?” the judge asked the DA, who still did not produce the “strong evidence” that he claimed when Kevin Epps was unexpectedly jailed on May 7. The judge released Epps to his jubilant family and supporters on bail to prepare for his preliminary hearing.

Hunger strike declared in Indiana’s worst torture chamber – call now!

In the Wabash SHU, the most extreme lockdown unit in Indiana, starved prisoners demand access to commissary.