Month: February 2013

Darlene Lawson, 75, A Champion for Equal Education

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth By Ken A. Epstein Businesswoman Darlene Ann Lawson-Scott, 75, who left a lasting impact on Oakland…

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Looking for Answers: Why Did Oakland Lose $600,000 for Jobs?

Posted in Oakland Job Programs By Ken A. Epstein Part III The head of the Oakland Workforce Investment Board…

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Agencies Say WIB Is Choking Services to Youth

Posted in Oakland Job Programs By Ken A. Epstein Agencies working with the city’s Oakland Workforce Investment Board are…

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State Reveals How City Lost $600,000 to Help Workers

By Ken A. EpsteinPart 2 City of Oakland officials are explaining how they lost $600,000 in federal…

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City Sent Back $600,000 to State for Failure to Train Laid Off Workers

By Ken A. Epstein Part I The City of Oakland has sent back $600,000 in federal funding…

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