Month: September 2017

School District Examines Causes of Financial Hardships

Supt. Wilson’s administration accused of trying to hide size of budget shortfall By Ken Epstein As the…

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Community Groups Oppose Proposed A’s Stadium Near Laney College

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Environment, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government By Ken Epstein A coalition of community groups has come together quickly to oppose…

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Public Banking in Oakland Scores a Victory

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government A public banking forum is scheduled for Monday at City Hall The Oakland…

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City Seeks to Curb Growing Illegal Dumping Crisis

Posted in Community, Oakland Talks Trash By Ken Epstein Oakland is facing a public health crisis caused by illegal dumping,…

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Close $9 Billion Commercial Property Tax Loophole to Fund Schools, Says Statewide Coalition

By Ken Epstein Hundreds of Bay Area residents attended a town meeting in Oakland recently to find…

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Community Groups Build East Oakland Neighborhood Power

Local residents attend recent meeting to oppose illegal dumping. By Ken Epstein Some of the major community…

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Over 1,000 Rally in Oakland to Defend DACA

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Equal Rights/Equity, Immigrant Rights, Responsive Government By Post Staff More than 1,000 people rallied in front of…

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Local Volunteers Head for Central Valley to Overturn Republican Control of Congress

Volunteer canvassers for Working America go door to door to talk to residents about fundamental issues that…

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Post Salon and Holy Names University Will Honor Dr. Kitty Epstein for 30 Years of Service

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity By Post Staff The Post Salon and Holy Names University’s Teacher Apprenticeship Program (TAP) are…

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Oakland’s Superintendent Guarantees Clean Drinking Water at McClymonds High School

By Ken Epstein Though tests found lead in the drinking water at several spots at McClymonds High…

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