Sunday - Aug 20, 2017

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  • The power of being seen

    The power of being seen

    by Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell, Superintendent Students need to feel seen, to see themselves reflected in their teacher’s eyes as having limitless potential. That’s how learning happens. That’s something I felt strongly as a student in Oakland public schools and something I kept in mind for years as a teacher in Oakland. As the Superintendent of

  • San Francisco will dress up this week at the Frozen Film Festival

    San Francisco will dress up this week at the Frozen Film Festival

    Of the many films being exhibited during this year’s San Francisco’s Frozen Film Festival, raising filmmaker Carolina Cortella, from Argentina, is in to win. She explores modern relationships in her short film The Traps, which will be screening at this year’s Fest on Saturday, July 22. The reception of the Festival is on Wednesday, July

  • Standing up for all of our students – everyone’s responsibility

    Standing up for all of our students – everyone’s responsibility

    by Devin Dillon, Interim Superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) As I look back on the school year, I’m proud to work for one of the most diverse school districts in the country. More than half of the students in the Oakland Unified School District speak a language other than English at home.

  • Students to build more than 100 renewable energy kits in PG&E’s Solar Suitcase Program

    Students to build more than 100 renewable energy kits in PG&E’s Solar Suitcase Program

    by PGE Public Announcement SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today a $400,000 grant that will put more than 100 portable solar kits into the hands of 2,000 students through central and northern California. Students will build portable solar units, participate in local sustainability projects and advance energy equity globally by providing

  • PG&E opens annual Better Together STEM Scholarship Program

    PG&E opens annual Better Together STEM Scholarship Program

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today is inviting high school and college students throughout central and northern California to apply for a Better Together STEM Scholarship. The program awards a total of $100,000 in scholarships annually to local high school, community college and non-traditional students pursuing higher education in the engineering, computer

  • PG&E Launches $500 Rebate for Electric Vehicle Drivers

    PG&E Launches $500 Rebate for Electric Vehicle Drivers

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the launch of the Clean Fuel Rebate for residential, electric customers who are electric vehicle (EV) drivers. The new Clean Fuel Rebate is part of California’s statewide Low Carbon Fuel Standard initiative, which aims to reduce transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging the adoption of

  • A great and beloved Nicaraguan lady passes away in the Bay Area

    A great and beloved Nicaraguan lady passes away in the Bay Area

    by Marvin Ramírez The Nicaraguan community in the San Francisco Bay Area is mourning the loss of a great woman who knew how to love her family and friends, who are now crying her departure. Mrs. Norma Socorro López, born in Granada, Nicaragua in Dec. 19, 1946 entered the Kingdom of God on Sept. 8,

  • Fallece distinguida dama nicaragüense en SF (May 31, 1931-May 20, 2015)

    Fallece distinguida dama nicaragüense en SF (May 31, 1931-May 20, 2015)

    por Marvin Ramírez   Doña Carmen Zavala de Wheelock entregó su alma al Señor el 20 de mayo de 2015, dejando lágrimas entre familia y amigos que la amaron. Tenía 84 años de edad. Recordada por sus deliciosos banquetes culinarios, falleció repentinamente en el hospital después que fue de emergenca por una dolencia cardíaca. La

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