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In The News

A Field of Dreams Takes Roots in East Oakland, People's World, October 29, 2014.

An Activist's Vision for Developing Lives,KQED, October 28, 2014.

Ex Panther Head Launches West Oakland Development,Oakland Tribune, October 27, 2014.

East Bay Showers Motown Founder with Love, Faith in the Bay, August 26, 2014.

Berry Gordy Day in the East BaySHN Magazine, August 19, 2014.

Oakland: It's Berry Gordy Day!Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2014.

Berry Gordy Day in the East BaySan Jose Mercury, August 18, 2014.

Leaders Mark 1964 Passage of Civil Rights Act, Oakland Tribune, June 19, 2014.

Op-Ed: Must make investment to make East Bay better connected, Oakland Tribune, January 29, 2014.

Op-Ed: State must protect local safety net in health care reform implementation, Oakland Tribune, May 22, 2013.

Op-Ed: 'Fiscal cliff' could knock counties and cities over the edge, Sacramento Bee Op-Ed, November 15, 2012.

'Honeymoon' with Obama Turns to Reality of Married Life for Black Supporters, KQED Blog, October 2, 2012.

Op-Ed: Head Start on Affordable Care Act, San Francisco Chronicle Op-Ed, June 25, 2012.

McClymonds High students learn about their family histories with ancestral research project,, May 24, 2012.

More Cuts May Be Coming to the County, Despite Smaller Projected Deficit,, April 22, 2012.

Oakland Goes Veg, East Bay Express, March 28, 2012.

Local Rap Legend Too Short answers criticism at anti-violence meeting, KTVU, March 14, 2012.

County officials discuss how state budget cuts will affect local services, and OaklandNorth, February 21, 2012.

Friday Must Read: Sorry Planet, But More Toll Lanes Are Coming and Probably More Suburban Sprawl, Too, East Bay Express, January 27, 2012.

Legal at last, but strapped for cash, needle exchanges seek federal funding, Oakland North, October 31, 2011.
Get prepared for an emergency: Here’s how,, October 21, 2011.

Press Releases

Alameda County Proclaims People of African Descent Mental Health Awareness Week - 2/26/2014


Supervisor Keith Carson Honors Niculia "Nikki" Williams of Berkeley Youth Alternatives 2/28/2012
Supervisor Keith Carson Honors "Future History Makers" for Black History Month 2/24/2012
Supervisor Carson Honors Youth and Community Leaders for Black History Month 2/8/2012
Alameda County Celebrates Lunar New Year 2/6/2012
Residents Learn about Disaster Preparedness in Berkeley 10/24/2011
Alameda County Proclaims October LGBT History Month 10/18/2011
Supervisor Carson, Assemblymember Skinner discuss Realignment Proposal at Community Forum 6/13/2011
Redistricting and Proposals for Future Development Prompt Supervisor Carson to Host Community Forum 5/31/2011
Supervisor Keith Carson Presents Family Journeys Youth Testimonials 5/20/2011
African American Caregiving and Wellness Forum on Healthy Aging Focuses on Caregiver Challenges 5/12/2011
Alameda County Proclaims May Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 5/11/2011
Supervisor Keith Carson Tours New Community Engagement Center at Alameda County Community Food Bank 4/22/2011
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson and Staff Celebrate Earth Day 4/18/2011
State Treasurer Bill Lockyer visits Alameda County Budget Workgroup meeting 4/18/2011
Supervisor Carson Addresses UC Berkeley Poverty Forum 4/12/2011
Supervisor Keith Carson Hosts “Family Journeys” Black History Event 2/18/2011
Residents and County Officials Express Concerns about Budget Impacts to Alameda County 1/27/2011
Op-Ed: California’s restructuring plan needs Local Government input 1/27/2011


East Bay EDA Celebrates 20th Anniversary 12/3/2010
Courage Triumphs Over Fear 11/9/2010
Ready to Learn Fun Fair 2010 11/9/2010
Lenient Sentence for Mehserle 11/5/2010
Delegation to China - October 2010 10/27/2010
Miracle Workers 10/6/2010
What Happened to the Separation of Powers? 9/13/2010
China Mayors and Provincial Leaders Visit Alameda County 9/3/2010
Where Is the Light at the End of the Tunnel? 8/3/2010
The Terminator's "Surgical Cuts" gone terribly wrong 6/17/2010
The Terminator’s Curveball to California’s County Jails 6/7/2010
Supervisor Carson visits an Oakland Tech AP Class 6/2/2010
The Terminator Attacks California’s neediest residents 6/1/2010
Officials Address the Socially Responsible Network About the Horrific Budget Proposals 5/18/2010
The African American Community Must Come Together Now 4/23/2010
State Controller John Chiang Visits Alameda County 1/28/2010
The Terminator Tour: Speaking out through Cyberspace 12/14/2009
Alameda County Employs Emergency Protocols 11/10/2009
Social Justice and Grassroots Organizations Set to Meet Oakland’s New Police Chief 11/23/2009
County Reduces Carbon Footprint 10/15/2009
Early Education Lasts a Lifetime 10/1/2009
Chinese Delegation Visits County, NUMMI Plant 12/14/2009
CHP and Alameda County Support Seniors 8/31/2009
Stimulus Dollars Prepare Youth for Employment 8/28/2009
The Worst Is Yet To Come 8/5/2009
Terminator Tour: Victims of a Cyborg 7/24/2009
It's All About Access 7/20/2009
Hasta La Vista, Baby 7/2/2009
Budget Adoption FY 2009-10 6/26/2009
Alameda County Makes Hard Choices to Present A Balanced Budget 6/15/2009
Defeat of Ballot Measures, Proposed State Cutbacks Will Devastate Alameda County Programs 5/20/2009
Alameda County Budget Forum 3/26/2009
Congresswoman Lee and Assemblyman Swanson Recognized for their Long-Time Leadership 3/2/2009
Lunar New Year Celebration 2009 2/20/2009
Unity for the Sake of Change: Presidential Inauguration Viewing 1/20/2009