SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR LONDON BREED, ANITA LEE, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS HONOR MAYOR ED LEE ON ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH
December 12, 2018
Mayor London N. Breed, Anita Lee, and community leaders today celebrated the acquisition and preservation of two adjoining buildings in the Inner Richmond neighborhood under the City’s Small Sites Program, which will ensure that 16 homes remain permanently affordable. The announcement comes one year after the tragic passing of the late Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw the creation of the Small Sites Program.
December 6, 2018
The United States of America paid its respect to the 41st President George H.W. Bush on "The National Day of Mourning," Wednesday, December 5, 2018. As the nation mourns President Bush, who succumbed at age 94, closer to home Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises shares the impact of death on her military family and among professional associates.
December 6, 2018
Bring the Family! Bring the Friends! Lorraine Hansberry Theatre’s (LHT) popular “Soulful Christmas: A Gospel Holiday Concert” returns for the fifth season from Thursday, December 13 to Sunday, December 23, 2018 presented in the Buriel Clay Theater at the African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street in San Francisco.
December 5, 2018
Wright Enterprises extends deepest sympathy to the loved ones and business associates of Aubry L. Stone, founder of the California Black Chamber of Commerce. The highly respected innovator and entrepreneur passed on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 74 years of age. Having met, Aubry L. Stone, on the historic November 2016 CA Black Chamber of Commerce Trade Mission to the inaugural Durban/Essence Magazine Festival in Durban, South Africa, Jackie Wright, President of Wright Enterprises is saddened to hear of the passing of an inspirational business associate.
December 4, 2018
Today's 12 noon event will be streamed lived for those who cannot attend. Speakers include: J. Keith Gilles, Chair, California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection; Professor of Forest Economics, UC Berkeley, Thom Porter, Chief of Strategic Planning, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE); and Kurtis Alexander, Water, Wildfire and Climate Writer, San Francisco Chronicle Maggi Kelly, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Environmental Science, Policy and Management Department, UC Berkeley Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One—Moderato
November 24, 2018
Today, Saturday, November 24th, condolences are extended to the family and friends of Kim Porter of Columbus, Georgia, as the Wright and Tibbs families prepare for funeral services of their much loved Brenda M. Wright, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and retired Caltrans worker in the San Francisco Bay Area, who returned to Georgia to care for her elderly father. After more than five years of care, He is now grieving his daughter's demise with her husband Joe N. Wright, U.S. Army Veteran and former employee of MV Transportation, who assisted her in the care of U.S. Army Veteran Bruce Tibbs Sr., "Pop Tibbs." Obsequies for Mrs. Wright to be officiated by the Right Reverend Maurice Edwards, will be held, Friday, November 30, 2018 at Sconiers Funeral Home with burial at Fort Mitchell, Alabama National Cemetery and a repass will follow at Columbus Baptist Association.
November 17, 2018
From the reality of real estate: Thanks to Cherish Hope McClure for reaching out to help find homes for those affected by the "Camp Fire!" Oh, for another name because "camp fire" is so embedded in Americana that it brings up images of girl and boy scouts roasting marshmallows, families frying up their fresh fish from the nearby river, sitting under the stars singing folk songs, or scenes from Raoul Walsh, John Ford, or a Sam Pechinpah Western Film. What a cruel tormenting twist, "this "Camp Fire" is devilish, only "steals, kills and destroys. McClure offers solutions and updates in this e-newsletter. Cherish the hope. Read It and Help!
November 14, 2018
Prompted by Veterans Day questions from Anh Le, a San Francisco freelance writer, Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises, responds with an op-ed that salutes loving Black fathers who are rarely portrayed in media. She says distortion & injustice result.
Rev. Jesse Jackson, MLB Famed Dave Stewart, Celebrity Chef Tonya Holland & Gorgeous Goapele Headline Boys & Girls Club's "Oakland Town Ball"
November 10, 2018
In support of Boys & Girls Club Oakland, Reverend Jesse Jackson Jr., cooks things up with the great Dave Stewart of A's & MLB fame, Celebrity Chef Tonya Holland while saluting Volunteer of the Year, Patrick Morrin at the November 30th "Oakland Town Ball"FUNdraiser at Oakland's City Hall Rotunda. "Come Celebrate Oakland."