Month: March 2015

Parents of Mexico’s 43 Disappeared Students Will Speak in Berkeley Thursday and Friday

Posted in Berkeley, World News Special to the Post A group of parents of 43 disappeared students and surviving students…

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Latino Students Are “Overlooked and Poorly Represented” in Oakland Unified

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Immigrant Rights, Labor By Jorge Lerma Latinos are not getting fair representation. Latinos make up 41…

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OUSD Public Relations Move by Backfires

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Labor By Ken Epstein For someone who does not understand unions and negotiations, it might appear perfectly…

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Support Grows for City of Oakland Department to Address Racial Inequality

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Gentrification, Health, Housing/Foreclosures, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Oakland Job Programs, Politics, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government By Ashley Chambers A number of community…

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New City Report on Protest Arrests Raises Ferguson-like Concerns

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Ashley Chambers A new city report highlighting how Oakland police responded…

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City Council Revives Proposal for Civilian Intake of Police Complaints

Posted in Police-Public Safety Nikolas Zelinski The Oakland Public Safety Committee at its meeting this week unanimously approved consolidation…

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Opinion: As Coliseum City Project Moves Ahead, Councilmembers Vote Not to Sacrifice Jobs for Growth

By Kitty Kelly Epstein Thank you to Councilmembers Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Rebecca Kaplan, Larry Reid and Annie…

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Residents Oppose Proposed Luxury Apartment Tower on East Side of Lake Merritt

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures By Ken A. Epstein Local residents are organizing to attend the Wednesday, April 1 meeting…

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Three Generations of a Family Continue the Fight for Voting Rights

Posted in Arts and Culture, Commentary, Elections & Voting Rights, History and remembering By Tasha Ellis Have you ever believed that you…

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Three Generations of a Family Continue the Fight for Voting Rights

Posted in Arts and Culture, Commentary, Elections & Voting Rights, History and remembering By Tasha Ellis Have you ever believed that you…

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