Oakland AIDS Ministry Provides For Patients In NeedWhile African-Americans make up 12% of Alameda County's population, they represent about half its HIV cases. But this week's Jefferson Award winner has made it her mission to bring that number down.
AC Transit Chief Financial Officer Accused Of Embezzling Funds From Oakland-Based ChurchThe chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.
Man Hospitalized For Cancer Found During Oakland Health Fair ExamMore than 1,000 people attended an East Oakland church's annual health fair Saturday to receive preventative health screenings and exams and one man was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.
Bay Area Churches Hold 'Hoodie' Event For Slain Florida Teen Trayvon MartinEvents were held across the country as parishioners showed up at their respective churches in hoodies on Sunday.
Oakland’s Allen Temple Church Cleans Up International Blvd.Members of Oakland's Allen Temple Baptist Church spent Martin Luther King Day beautifying International Boulevard.
Oakland Church Shooting Victim Tried To Turn Life AroundA man who was gunned down outside the Allen Temple Baptist Church in East Oakland on Tuesday had just been released from prison a month ago but was trying to turn his life around by taking classes, church officials said Wednesday.
Man Shot, Killed Near Oakland's Allen Temple Baptist ChurchA 46-year-old man was fatally shot in front of one of Oakland's best-known churches shortly before noon Tuesday, according to police.