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San Francisco resident Dav Gerald raises his hand in the air as he cruises on northbound Interstate 680 lanes shut down in Walnut Creek, California on June. Gerald is not part of any particular organization, but has been participating in any protest he can attend.

East Bay communities stoke Black Lives Matter movement

George Floyd's death spurs outrage in the Bay Area
By Denis Perez June 12, 2020

Contra Costa College student Brandon James attempts to finish the obstacle 
challenge, based on the TV show “Wipe Out,” during Club Rush, held in Campus Center Plaza on Thursday.

Club Rush promotes clubs, breeds community

By Nick Sorrell , Advocate Staff February 19, 2020

Each year an event hosted by the Student Life Office serves as a great way to bring students together, let students know how much there is to be invested on campus and provide information on activities...

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to thousands of supporters at a rally in Richmond’s
Craneway 
Pavilion 
on Monday, Feb. 17.

Bernie rallies 10,000 to Craneway Pavilion

Senator Sanders energizes Richmond community, organizes canvassing effort
By Jose Arebalo, News Editor February 19, 2020

RICHMOND — Bay Area voters crammed into the Craneway Pavilion here to rally for democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday. Individuals young and old had excitement in their eyes as...

Beer Week intoxicates with science

By Luis Cortes, Sports Editor February 18, 2020

Protesters hold signs and chant as they stand in front of the entrance to Wheeler Hall's event featuring a speech by right-wing author, Ann Coulter, yesterday.

Ann Coulter speaks at UC Berkeley despite heavy protest lines blocking attendees

Community groups and students organize, march at Wheeler Hall
By Denis Perez , Creative Director November 21, 2019

Hundreds of protesters mobilized to block the entrances of Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley in hopes of turning away attendees of Ann Coulter’s speaking event yesterday. The scheduled 9 p.m. speech...

An adult contest dancer competes during the Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow on Oct. 12 at Martin Luther King Civic Center Park in Berkeley, California.

Culture and resistance celebrated

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor October 23, 2019

Oakland Roots goalkeeper Jairo Zermeno watches a ball go in the net during the 4-2 win for the FC Juarez Bravos in Oakland, California on Sept. 8.

Oakland roots bring soccer to the town

By Denis Perez, Creative Director October 23, 2019

OAKLAND ­— The Roots Sport Club is a professional soccer team playing in the newly formed National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). The upstart squad opened its season on Aug. 31 against the Cal Untied...

Comet defensive back Dayvonne Greenwood  celebrates after forcing a fumble and recovering the ball from Merced College on Saturday.

Incremental progress

By Denis Perez, Creative Director October 10, 2019

A Caltrans worker sweeps a material poured over oil as a pile of dead chickens sits on his right after a big rig transporting about 1,000 chickens swerved on Interstate 80 hit the center divide and crashed in San Pablo early Sept. 5. The vehicle burst into flames and killed about 800 of the birds on board. The clean up took 8 hours to complete.

Chickens burn, die after I-80 accident

By Denis Perez , Creative Director September 18, 2019

The Contra Costa Cake Club hosted its 2019 cake show at Fireside Hall. The show was a competition for cake decorators of all ages.

Cake galore

By Jose Arebalo and Jose Rivera September 18, 2019

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