Month: January 2014

Educators Work to Overcome Obstacles to Student Success

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth By Ken A. Epstein Oakland needs a “racially, ethnically and linguistically diverse teaching force that reflects”…

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Burris Educates Teachers on Race Bias that Youth Face in Criminal Justice System

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Ken A. Epstein Well-known Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris, who has gained a…

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Alameda Faces Ballot Initiative, Parks District Lawsuit Over Housing Development

Posted in Environment, Responsive Government y Post Staff Friends of Crown Beach, which is working to preserve Neptune Point in…

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Protest Over $1,000 Per Pill Price of New Hepatitis C Drug

Posted in Health By Post Staff Outraged over the price of Solvaldi, Gilead Sciences’ new Hepatitis C drug, approved…

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Dan Siegel Joins Mayoral Campaign

Posted in Elections & Voting Rights By Post Staff Oakland attorney Dan Siegel kicked off his mayoral campaign Thursday,…

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Op-ed: Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney Responds to Criticisms

By Lynette Gibson McElhaney The East Bay Express (EBX) has been investigating me for the last nine…

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Half of Black Males, 40 Percent of White Males Arrested by Age 23

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Spencer Whitney Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males…

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Two Developers in Running to Restore Historic Kaiser Convention Center

Posted in Economic Development, Responsive Government By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor The announcement of one of the most important Oakland public…

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