.Express Narratives

Oct 7, 2020

Business and Art Bounce Back in The Town

Staying close to home has a big positive: Becoming familiar with just how much your local area has to offer. And as you do...
Apr 8, 2020

East Bay Guide to Sheltering in Place

Berkeley Patients Group Cannabis is Essential. Free East Bay Delivery from BPG Berkeley Patients Group is offering curbside pick up and delivery every day from...
Mar 1, 2020

Blue Shield Makes a Promise to Oakland’s Youth

For Vanessa Ogbu, signing up to mentor an Oakland high school student through the trials and tribulations of entering college seemed as natural as smiling on a sunny day. The Blue Shield of California senior manager of quality improvement remembers growing up in a middle-class home in Santa Cruz with her parents always striving to teach her and her siblings about the virtues of giving back to the community.
Jan 1, 2020

Blue Shield of California Launches BlueSky

Blue Shield of California launches BlueSky, a statewide multiyear initiative for improved mental health for students.
Oct 1, 2019

Blue Shield Is Picture-Perfect at StreetFest

Blue Shield continued reaching out to its Oakland neighbors by setting up a booth at the annual Chinatown celebration.
Sep 1, 2019

Blue Shield Partners With Oakland for Town Camp Program

Blue Shield was an enthusiastic partner for the Oakland Park & Recreation Town Camp Health & Wellness Week.
Aug 1, 2019

Blue Shield, KaBOOM! Partner on an Oakland School Playground

Blue Shield has partnered with KaBOOM! since 2015. This year, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to its new corporate home, Blue Shield volunteers constructed a playground for Yu Ming Public Charter School in Oakland.
Jul 1, 2019

Blue Shield Employees Fulfill Goal of Giving Back

As the official move of Blue Shield of California’s headquarters to downtown Oakland grows closer, the company’s high energy, employee volunteer events are reaching residents across the four corners of the city.