Month: August 2014

Systemic Barriers Keep Teachers of Color Out of Oakland Classrooms

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth By Ashley Chambers There are no shortage of reports that point to the lack of diversity…

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Police Union Says City Lacks Plan to Deal with “Chaos on the Streets” – Mayoral Candidates Respond

Posted in Elections & Voting Rights, Police-Public Safety “Upcoming Urban Shield Weapons Expo in downtown Oakland is ‘an insult to…

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Community Demand for Stronger Police Discipline

Posted in Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety By Ken Epstein A coalition of police accountability activists is considering its next steps,…

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City to Rezone School Headquarters Property for Residential Housing

By Ken Epstein and Ashley Chambers Plans are moving forward to lease or sell the Oakland Unified…

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Schools Will Open with Shortage of Teachers and Textbooks

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth By Ashley Chambers. The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is scrambling to hire teachers and purchase…

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Army Base Project Hired Only Eight Workers from West Oakland

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification By Ken A. Epstein More and more people in the community are…

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West Oakland Residents Not Receiving Army Base Jobs

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Business, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Transportation By Ken Epstein The Oakland Post has received replies from…

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Is Phil Tagami Stacking the Deck Against California Waste Solutions?

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Business, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Labor, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein The Oakland Post has been hearing community concerns…

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Commentary: The Transfer of Army Base Property to CWS Is “Critically Important”

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Business, Commentary, Economic Development, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government, Transportation By Phil Tagami I do not think it is productive…

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Oakland “Dumps” Waste Management

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Environment, Health, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Oakland Talks Trash, Responsive Government By Ken A. Epstein Waste Management (WM) lost out on…

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