Month: December 2018

School District Wants to Close Roots International Academy This School Year

Holiday Robocall upsets parents and teachers at East Oakland middle school By Ken Epstein As students and teachers…

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Patricia Williams-Myrick,80, Beloved Oakland Street Academy Principal

Patricia Williams Myrick (right) and her daughter Kelly Mayes in 1976.By Post Staff  Dozens of family members…

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Open Letter: Support Rebecca Kaplan for City Council President

Posted in Politics, Rebecca Kaplan Oakland City Council will be sworn in to office, including three newly-elected members. Immediately after…

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State needs to help maintain, not close, Oakland schools

By Kitty Kelly Epstein The Oakland school district is considering closing 24 more public schools. Oakland has…

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Opinion: School Board Plan to Close Flatland Schools Is a Rerun of a Failed Policy

By Mike Hutchinson The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD school board has released the first draft a…

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Opinion: Black Veteran Wins Temporary Reprieve in Fight to Save His Home

Posted in Berkeley, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform Supporters attend superior court hearing Monday, Dec. 17 to back veteran Leonard Powell’s fight…

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Oakland Teachers Share Frustrations Over Charter Schools

Public school advocates say a proposed 625-student charter school in the Fruitvale District would drain students from…

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Defend and Transform Oakland’s Public Schools

By Post Staff The Post Salon co-sponsored a community dialogue on schools Sunday, Dec. 9. along with…

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Council Rushes to Approve Five-Year Police Agreement

Posted in Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Responsive Government, Uncategorized APTP activist James Burch tells City Council to stop putting the…

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Opinion: City Agency Set to Seize Black Veteran’s Home

Posted in Berkeley, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform, Racial profiling, Responsive Government Leonard Powell is facing “an unconscionable and unwarranted debt” Leonard Powell (right)…

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