Thousands gather at Alcatraz Island for Indigenous Ceremony

November 24, 2017 Life News

Before dawn broke, thousands of people occupied Alcatraz Island to commemorate Indigenous history. Andrea Carmen, the executive director of the International Indian Treaty Council, welcomed the sun by shedding light on the Pequot Massacre, which some believe led to the declaration of thanksgiving. “We are here to remember them [ancestors] and honor great warriors,” said ...

Another Oakland fire leaves three dead and one missing

March 27, 2017 News

Residents woke up to a fatal fire in West Oakland that broke out at 4 a.m. Monday morning. Firefighters responded to the three-story transitional housing center at 2551 San Pablo Avenue, home to 50 to 60 residents. The Red Cross Foundation set up tables at Auto Zone on 27th and West streets in order to ...