Month: November 2018

Oakland Unified Looks at Closing Up to 24 School

By Ken Epstein The Oakland Unified School District’s Board of Education is moving ahead with a “Community…

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Opinion: Climate Change Intensifies Injustice in East Oakland

Posted in Climate change, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity Mask Oakland and Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) deliver breathing masks to local…

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Castlemont High Celebrates Coming Out Day

By Zack Haber This year,  Castlemont High School celebrated National Coming Out Day for the first time….

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Oakland Race & Equity Dept. Report Calls for End to Systemic Racial Disparities

Affordable housing protest at Oakland City Hall By Ken Epstein City Councilmembers  this week took the “first step”…

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Clergy Leaders Endorse Desley Brooks While Mayor and Developers Raise Money to Defeat Her

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Politics, voting rights Brooks’ opponents are spending nearly…

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Report: Oakland Can House 2,000 Homeless People in 6 Months “If Political Will Exists”

Real number of homeless in Oakland is over 9,000 A number of Oakland groups released a “Community-Based…

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Bernie Sanders Endorses Jovanka Beckles for Assembly

Posted in Charter schools and privatization, Economic Development, Elections 2018, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Health, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Politics, Responsive Government, Richmond Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Jovanka Beckles for…

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No on AA: Congress of Neighborhoods, East Bay Times Oppose Schaaf’s Education Initiative

“It’s not clear where the money is going, for there is no plan,” says the newspaper By…

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