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Hi, I'm Nikki Thomas, News and Public Affairs Director at 102.9 The New KBLX. We are proud to be your connection to everything that’s happening in the Bay Area community! Stay informed and involved with KBLX’s community programming: Community Connection, PSA’s, and Bayview. If your nonprofit has an event or volunteer opportunity you’d like to share with the KBLX Community, click here to submit.

Please follow the guidelines below if you would like to submit your Public Service Announcement for consideration or if you would like to submit your nonprofit organization for a guest slot on Bayview.

Here’s What’s Going On In The Community


You’ll always remember your first best friend, your first moments of independence, and your first taste of s’mores cooked over an open fire. It was all at camp and you can’t wait for your kids to experience it. But going to camp sometimes isn't an option for the kids who could possibly use it most: California’s nearly 60,000 foster kids. Doesn’t every child deserve to go to camp? With your help, they can. 102.9 KBLX and Sleep Train present: Camp Sweet Dreams. Grant a foster child’s dream for as little as $10

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Meet Lenora Williams The Non Profit Guru

You can hear her 4 times a day every Saturday between 10am-3pm. Click here to find out more.


Only You Can Prevent Wildfires…

Before leaving your campfire, remember to drown it, stir it, drown it again, and feel with the back of your hand if it’s cold. Click here. for more info. Only you can prevent wildfires. This message is brought to you by the US Forest Service, your state forester, and the Ad Council.


MOCHA Matters! Museum of Children's Arts

Without the Museum of Children’s Arts, over 30,000 youth and families will be without art in their lives. Over the last 24 years MOCHA has been vital to East Bay schools, libraries, in disadvantaged communities. MOCHA provides art education for disadvantage children ages 18 months to 18 years old. MOCHA also provides safe spaces for families in underserved communities to create art. We are the heart in art education. Please help! For more information, please visit


The Oakland Office if Traffic Safety

Did you know that three seconds of texting while driving at 65 mph is equal to driving 100 yards, or the length of a football field, blindfolded? The California Office of Traffic Safety encourages you to limit your behind-the-wheel distractions. It’s Not Worth It!



Friday, August 1st  to Sunday, August 3rd

Church Women United Northern California/Northern Nevada is hosting this event at Embassy Suites San Francisco – Waterfront, 150 Anza Boulevard, Burlingame, CA 94010. Three-day agenda includes worship, workshops, keynote speakers, etc.  Keynote speaker for banquet is Bronwyn Kay Galloway, M.A./J.D., Executive Secretary of United Nations Association, San Francisco and Women’s Committee Co-Chair. For the complete three-day agenda and registration form and additional information click here.


Uniquely Fabulous!
Saturday, August 2nd

Tibay International presents Uniquely Fabulous…A Fashion Show & Self Image Event, Saturday, August 2nd from 1pm-4pm, at the Courtyard Marriott in Richmond. Featuring aspiring Bay Area designers. Big Ole Girls, Adorna Couture and Curvy Couture. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here or call 510-439-0208. Benefitting the Harvest House.


July 31st-August 5th

The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, Conaculta and Yerba Buena Center For The Arts present MEX I AM: LIVE IT TO BELIEVE IT, July 31st-August 5th in San Francisco. The First-Of-Its-Kind Festival will showcase the best of Mexico’s leaders in music, dance, theater and ideas. For information, click here for details.


Angelman Syndrome Foundation
Saturday, August 2nd

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the legendary “Hendu’s Bad Boy Club”.  Dave Henderson #42 played centerfield for the Oakland A’s from 1988 to 1992.  Battlefield Production along with Dave Henderson are planning a charity event on Saturday, August 2nd, at E-one Entertainment, 200 Hegenberger Road in Oakland. Our mission is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman Syndrome through research, education, information, ADVOCACY and support for individuals with Angelman Syndrome and their friends and families. For more info call 510-910-0521 or 510-909-6248. Or click here.


The 27th Miss Asian Global Pageant
Saturday, August 2nd

The 27th Miss Asian Global Pageant will be held on Saturday, August 2nd at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre in San Francisco.  The pageant  is produced by the Asian America Foundation, whose goals are Community Involvement, Women's Empowerment and Education. The Miss Asian America Pageant has been a premier event in Asian American community for almost three decades and the longest running Asian American pageant in the Nation.  Reserve your tickets today through City Box Office!


Take Wings Foundation 11th Annual Angel Awards Benefit
Saturday, August 2nd

This year’s Take Wings Foundation Fundraiser, the 11th Annual Angel Awards Benefit takes place Saturday, August 2nd starting at 7pm, at the University Club at the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium. (entrance on Prospect Street in Berkeley). Your evening co-hosts are Take Wings Foundation founder, actress Terri J. Vaughn and comedian Nephew Tommy from the Steve Harvey Morning Show. To purchase tickets and for more details, click here.


National Night Out in Fremont
Tuesday, August 5th

Join the city of Fremont for National Night Out- America's Night Out Against Crime, Tuesday, August 5th from 7pm-9pm at 675 Orangewood Drive in Fremont. You’ll see lots of people from the community along with a visit from the Fremont Police & Fire Department. The mission of National Night Out is to get know your neighbors and come together as a community. For more info call 510-754-5383 or email or 510-468-6963 email,


National Night Out in Richmond
Tuesday, August 5th

Richmond Neighbors Unite Against Crime!  Get to know your neighbors as the City of Richmond celebrates National Night Out Tuesday, August 5th. The kick off begins at 5:30pm at the Target Parking lot located at 4500 Macdonald Avenue. Think you can dance? Join the National Night Out “So You Think You Can Dance Contest!”   For more information visit the Richmond Police Department Facebook page or e-mail  Let’s make our community safer, together! Get more details here.


The Biggest Poetry Battle on the Planet Will Soon Slam Oakland
August 5th-9th

500 poets representing 72 teams from across the U.S. and Canada will take over Oakland for the 25th Anniversary of the National Poetry Slam! For the first time since the 1990s, the National Poetry Slam! returns home to the San Francisco Bay Area at various venues, for its silver anniversary, August 5th -9th.
For more info click here.


Ecumencial Hunger Program
Saturday, August 9th
The Ecumenical Hunger Program is holding its annual Blockfest party on Saturday, August 9th from 1pm to 5pm at 2411 Pulgas Avenue in East Palo Alto. There will be activities for children with prizes, a magician and balloon twister, food music, raffles and local talent. For more information, call Charlotte Brown at 650-323-7781 ext 18.


5th Annual Health & Wellness Community Fair And Carnival
Saturday, August 9th
Please join us at the New Hope Baptist Church on Saturday, August 9, 2014 for our 5th Annual Health and Wellness Community Fair and Carnival from 10am to 3pm 892 36th Street – Oakland. The event is FREE and family friendly. There will be a community carnival, with games, face painting, kid’s jumper, and FREE food. Other services available include an on-site barber, a mobile bookstore, free back packs and supplies (while they last), and a bone marrow donor registry. Please come out with your family and friends to enjoy an informative and fun filled day! 
Castlemont Class of 1984 30 Year Class Reunion
August 8th-10th

Calling all Castlemont Knights! You’re invited to attend the Class of 1984, 30 Year Class Reunion happening August 8th-from 7pm-Midnight at E One Entertainment, 200 Hegenberger Road in Oakland…August 9th at the Metropolitan Golf Links, 10051 Doolittle Drive in Oakland and…August 10th at Martin Luther King Shoreline, 7001 Edgewater Drive in Oakland. For details on the weekend, call Kenneth Chester at 510-520-2325. Cost is just $75 for all 3 days!


DQ® Miracle Treat Day
Thursday, August 14th

Chips Ahoy!® and Oreo® will be among the Blizzard® Treats served at participating DQ® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations nationwide on Miracle Treat Day to benefit local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. During the ninth annual Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, August 14th, one dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit


Green Smootheie Day
Friday, August 15th
Celebrate "Green Smoothie Day" on Friday, August 15th from 12-2pm at 909 7th Street, Oakland. Free smoothies, games, prizes, and chalk art. Bring a shirt and put some art on it and then take the smoothie challenge!
Women United for Purpose Presents: Sailing In Unity
Saturday, August 16th
It's time to set sail on the ocean blue with San Francisco's own Red & White Fleet. Ladies you do not want to miss this time of fellowship and fun! Featuring a powerful impartation from the Fragrance of the House Lady Adrienne Smith and Pastor Sarah Morgan. Join us Saturday, August 16th 12pm to 3pm. For more information, click here.
Cantor Arts Center
NOW through August 17th

Now at the Cantor Arts Center: breathtaking conservation photography of Yosemite, the Columbia River, Oregon, and other parts of the northern Pacific Coast. The exhibition is titled “Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums” and is open through August 17th. Cantor is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 11am to 5pm and until 8pm on Thursday evenings. Admission is FREE. Click here for more info.


Friends of Faith
Saturday, August 23rd

FedEx Presents The 10th Anniversary Faith Fancher Breast Cancer Challenge on August 23, 2014 at Lake Merritt, Oakland Saluting KTVU Channel 2 for its ongoing support of Faith's mission. The 10th Annual Faith Fancher Breast Cancer Challenge is a 5K Walk/Fun Run for the entire family. The course circles Oakland's scenic Lake Merritt and is a fundraiser for uninsured and underinsured women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. For more information and to registar, click here.
Day in the Park
Sunday, August 24th
The Taylor Family Foundation presents the 24th Annual Day in the Park Auction Fundraiser on Sunday, August 24th from 11:30am to 5:00pm at Camp Arroyo, 5555 Arroyo Road, Livermore. There will be Wine Tasting, Epicurean Ensemble, Gift Center, Live Auction and a special performance by Broadway's newest leading kady and Grammy-award winner K.D. Lang. Come celebrate! For more information call 925-455-5118 or click here.
Jazz in the Garden
Sunday, August 24th
Join the Alameda Contra Costa Chapter of the Links, Incorporated for the Annual Afternoon Delight Benefit: "Jazz in the Garden." This event will be held on Sunday, August 24th from 2pm to 5pm at the Kaiser Roof Top Garden & Lakeview Terrace, 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland. Live entertainment is Janice Maxie-Reid and Friends. For more information, call Stalfana Bello at 510-562-5560.


Back To School Oakland!
Monday, August 25th

Oakland Public Schools start class on Monday, August 25th. Learning begins the first day and your child NEEDS to be there. Wait and you’ll be late, so enroll now. For more info, call 510-273-1600 or click here.


Richmond Main Street Annual Music on the Main Concerts
Wednesday, August 27th

Richmond Main Street invites you to join us for our annual FREE Music on the Main Summer Concerts on  August 27th from 5:00-7:30pm in the lot next to the new BART garage on Marina Way and Macdonald Ave.  Feature Rhonda Benin, Youth Talent, MZ Switch Up and 2morrrows June. Phenomenal Zydeco Master Andre Thierry will also headline. For more information, call 510-236-4049 or visit


Woodrow Wilson High School Grand Alumni Reunion!
Saturday, August 30th

Hey Woodrow Wilson High School Grand Alumni…Let’s Do It Again! Join us at the big Reunion, Saturday, August 30th from 7pm-Midnight, at the Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street @ 4th Street in San Francisco. Enjoy multiple food stations, dancing, raffle giveaways and music from the Chris C.J. Flash of The World Famous Rick & Russ Show w/C.J. Flash. Click here for tickets and more information.


Thursday, September 18th
Paula West headlines at Music in Schools Today’s 18th annual Stars on Staff benefit 6:30 –10 pm at San Francisco Yoshi's, supporting music education for Bay Area children. Everybody Is a Star features musical entertainment, celebrity waiters,auctions, the chance to mix with San Francisco’s musical elite and more. It's the hottest show in town! For information, visit or call Teshone Jones at 415-652-1855.
Pleasanton Harvest Festival
Friday, September 19th through Sunday, September 21st
Support the Alameda County Community Food Bank  by bringing a canned food donation to the Pleasanton Harvest Festival, Friday, September 19th through the Sunday, September 21st at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Anyone who brings a non-perishable food donation will receive $2 off an adult or senior admission. 


6th Annual Wheels For Meals Ride
Saturday, October 18th

Bike through the Livermore Valley Vineyards at the 6th Annual Wheels For Meals Ride on Saturday, October 18th at Shadow Cliffs Park in Pleasanton, benefitting Alameda County Meals on Wheels. Enjoy a post ride BBQ. Live Music, and more! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! Early-bird registration closes Friday, September 19th.


Light the Night Walk
Saturday, October 18th

Join us Saturday, October 18th at 5pm at Discovery Meadow in San Jose for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. The Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments and the most promising cancer research anywhere. And it’s all happening now. Not someday, today.  Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams and consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational, evening walks in nearly two hundred communities each fall across North America. For more details, click here.


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