Month: November 2017

Free East Bay Showing of Documentary “Backpack Full of Cash”

¨Backpack Full of Cash,” narrated by Matt Damon, is a feature-length documentary that explores the growing privatization…

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Poll Shows Most Oaklanders Want Oakland A’s to Stay at the Coliseum

Laney “is the worst site you can pick to put a baseball stadium,” says Council President Larry…

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Anti-Coal Activists Announce Boycott of Phil Tagami’s Rotunda Building

Posted in Army Base Jobs, coal dispute, Economic Development, Health, Oakland Job Programs Young people join protest Tuesday at the downtown Rotunda Building…

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Parents and Teachers Angry Over Mid-Year School Budget Cuts

New superintendent left to clean up mess left by former supe and state mismanagement By Ken Epstein…

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“America Untold” Storytellers Come to the Marsh Theater

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community Stagebridge’s “America Untold” Storytellers. Photo by Ken Epstein “America Untold¨ Performance comes to the Marsh…

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Flatland Students Could Lose Access If AC Transit Cancels Bus Service to Hill Schools

“Resegregation of our schools is not an option,” says Rev. Hubert Ivery By Ken Epstein Community members…

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Richmond and San Pablo Protest Against Charter School Expansion

Richmond City Council  on Tuesday will  consider supporting a moratorium on new charter schools By Francisco Ortiz…

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Despite Opposition, Council Members Will Discuss “Cover-Up” of OPD’s Violation of Sanctuary City Status

Did Mayor Schaaf block City Council discussion of ICE raid to shield Police Chief´s false statements? Full…

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Consulting Firm Will Make Recommendation to OUSD on School Closings

By Ken Epstein The Oakland Unified School District, near the end of the former Superintendent Antwan Wilson’s…

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Port of Oakland Passes Groundbreaking Jobs Policy

After 21 months of negotiations with the local community, the Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners voted…

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