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Do You Know American Sign Language? YOU’RE INVITED!

EVERYWHERE—Calling all people who know American Sign Language! Whether you're Deaf, Hard of Hearing, a CODA, a parent of a Deaf child, an interpreter, teacher or student...you're invited!  If you know ASL in any level or capacity (or want to learn), you're invited to become a part of the exciting, new online community that welcomes every and all signers, from...

“Scream” Recap: ‘Ghosts’

HOLLYWOOD—Last week Will saw his demise in gruesome fashion as Emma was the person who sealed his fate, courtesy of our elusive killer on "Scream: The TV Series." How does someone recover from seeing their ex brutally killed? They don’t, but Emma is doing her best to cope with the circumstances. In the latest episode 'Ghosts,' Emma found herself...

“Haves And Have Nots” Recap: ‘A Home For Q’

HOLLYWOOD—Last week Candace discovered that Hanna and Benny located her son Quincy Jr. and was on a plane from New York back to Savannah to reunite with her son. On this week’s episode of Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and Have Nots,” ‘A Home For Q’ saw a custody battle ensuing as Hanna and Candace went toe-to-toe to ensure the...

“Straight Outta Compton” Is Gripping Storytelling

HOLLYWOOD—When I first witnessed the trailer for “Straight Outta Compton” I knew I was witnessing something special. Oh, what a wonderful experience to see a film that chronicled the rise and disbandment of a rap group that completely changed the dynamics of the music industry in the late 80s and the early 90s. “Boyz in the Hood” was the first...

“Big Brother 17” Double Eviction Fallout

HOLLYWOOD—Wow, that’s the only word that I can use to describe what transpired during the culmination of week 7 in the “Big Brother 7” compound. It was apparent the house is officially divided, but I must say Becky rose to the top of my ranks this week. Not just because she became the new HOH, but because she made...

4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes

PIEDMONT—At 6:49 a.m. on Monday, August 17, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake shook the Bay area, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).  The earthquake occurred approximately 1 mile north of Piedmont, 2 miles northeast of Emeryville, 3 miles northeast of Oakland, 3 miles southeast of Berkeley and 65 miles southwest of Sacramento. The specific source coordinates of the quake were 37.840°N and...

Twins Graduate SF Police Academy Together

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday August 14, Rodney and Ronney Freeman became two of San Francisco's newest police officers. Not only are the Freemans brothers, they are also identical twins born just one minute apart. The Freemans attended their graduation ceremony honoring their fellow class of 32 officers that took place at the San Francisco Scottish Rite Masonic Center. The officers went through seven...

PlayStation Event Coming To The Bay

SAN FRANCISCO—Bay area gamers get ready. PlayStation Experience, a two-day hands on experience with next year’s biggest games and a front row seat for the company’s latest news and announcements, is a go for this year and its relocated to San Francisco. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENd5WaAQ_fI#t=45 The epic PlayStation community event hosted by Sony will be held at the Moscone West in Northern California, a...

SFUSD Defies State Law To Grant Diplomas

In a groundbreaking decision, SFUSD voted to grant 107 high-school diplomas; even though they had not taken the CAHSEE.
SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Unified School District board members have voted to grant diplomas to 107 students who were unable to graduate solely due to California’s decision to stop offering the California High-School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). Prior to the state’s decision, the exit exam was offered multiple times throughout the year, as well as once during the summer. According to...

Warriors 2015-16 Schedule Released

SAN FRANCISCO—If people didn’t see enough of the Golden State Warriors during last year’s Championship run, they will have plenty of opportunities to see Stephen Curry and the defending NBA Champs in action throughout the upcoming season. The Warriors have a franchise-record 25 national TV appearances on the calendar for the 2015-16 season, including five on ABC, 10 on ESPN...
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