San Leandro's Woodrow Wilson Elementary Moves Forward With Name ChangeAs America re-examines a history of racial injustice, one school in San Leandro recently decided it will be changing its name to something that is a better fit for its diverse student body.
Marin County Officials To Discuss Possible Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Name ChangeOfficials in Marin County are planning to hold another online meeting next week on the possible renaming of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard because of its namesake's history as a 16th-century slave trader.
Learning Session On Potential Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Name Change PostponedMarin County has postponed a planned learning session that had been scheduled for Wednesday about the history of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard to a later date because of conflicts with other community events.
San Jose Middle School Seeks To Shed Name Of Racist 1st CA GovernorA San Jose middle school named after a former racist state leader is asking the community for suggestions on what to rename it.
Hold The Mayo: Town Changes Its Name To 'Miracle Whip'The small community drew national attention when town officials announced their plan to scrap their name and go with the Kraft Heinz-owned mayonnaise-alternative.
Judge Denies Parents' Attempt To Change Transgender Child's NameAn Ohio judge refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker's attempt to change their 15-year-old's name from Heidi to Elliott.
Transgender People Facing Hurdles When ID's Don't Match IdentitiesInaccurate or mismatched ID’s are “an enormous issue for transgender people,” according to Sasha Buchert of the Transgender Law Center.
San Francisco Restaurant Bandidos Changes Name Following Outcry In Mexican-American CommunityThe owners of the restaurant in the Castro District, which is a little over a week old, have decided to change the name to Hecho after much public outcry over the original name.
U.S. Patent Office Cancels Six Redskins Trademark RegistrationsThe U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.
Golden State Name Could Be Dropped When Warriors Move To San FranciscoThe most audience-encompassing name in American professional sports could potentially disappear forever once the Golden State Warriors cross the San Francisco Bay for the 2018-2019 season.
Keidel: Fail To The RedskinsWhen I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
49er Safety Says He's Changing Legal Name To 'Donte Hitner'Meet Mr. Hitner. Called by that name for years out of respect for his hard-hitting defense, San Francisco safety Donte Whitner has filed paperwork in Ohio through his lawyer to formally change his name by removing the `W'