WE LEAD OURS Youth Organization

    “RECOGNIZING THE GOOD IN OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH THE HEARTS OF YOUTH.” We Lead Ours (WELO), a non-profit organization, has a proven track record for responsible community building and development. At WELO, at-risk and underprivileged youth are exposed to positive, enriching environments filled with educational, community, and service orientated activities – activities that help build self-esteem, good communication, and strong personal values.  Dwayne Aikens Jr., Trestin George, and Lamont Robinson created WELO as an avenue to engage youth through sports education, service learning, and civic involvement. While focusing on youth is our priority, we also believe in the importance of building a strong foundation.  To help foster those efforts, we work closely with parents, teachers, … Continue reading WE LEAD OURS Youth Organization

Oakland Student Beats the Odds With a 5.0 GPA & 1200 SAT SCORE

  By Dawn Boykin Akintunde Ahmad’s future could have turned out like any other young black male growing up in the East Oakland streets, but it is amazingly quite different. There is much to be celebrated for this 17-year old Oakland Tech High student who has been accepted to numerous top tier schools including; Yale, Brown, Columbia, Northwestern, USC, UCLA, Howard, Chapman, Cal Poly and Cal State East Bay. Akintude has a 5.0 GPA and a 2100 (out of 2400) on the SAT. He keeps a screen shot of his grades on his phone for proof. While there has been temptation … Continue reading Oakland Student Beats the Odds With a 5.0 GPA & 1200 SAT SCORE

Vanity’s Obsessions Boutique

VANITY’S OBSESSION BOUTIQUE Sensual & Stylish Lingerie & Attire for Divas Vanity’s Obsessions Boutique is a family owned and operated business located in the San Francisco Bay area. They offer a unique selection of Lingerie, Club wear, Plus Size Diva Attire, Accessories and Fashion Jewelry. Vanity’s Obsessions enjoys interacting with customers thereby providing the “traveling boutique” experience, convenient to local shoppers. Visit their website for varied locations and services. http://www.vanitysobsessions.com 415-706-9780 “All Things Sexy” Continue reading Vanity’s Obsessions Boutique

Judge Orders 60-Day Cooling Off Period in BART Negotiations

BART and the transit agency’s two biggest unions will continue contract negotiations today, just hours after a judge ordered a cooling off period that prevents workers from striking for the next 60 days. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow said this morning at a special hearing that a work stoppage by BART employees would substantially disrupt public transportation and threaten the safety and welfare of Bay Area residents. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee issued a statement praising Brown for taking action to avoid another strike, about a month after BART employees walked off the job during the first week … Continue reading Judge Orders 60-Day Cooling Off Period in BART Negotiations