Month: June 2019

Backers of “Public Land for Public Good” Challenge City’s Commitment to Market-rate Housing

Supporters of utilizing all public land for community benefit, especially for affordable housing, speak Tuesday at the…

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School District Prepares for Second Round of School Closures

The district also is beginning the process of selling or leasing school properties. By Ken Epstein The…

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Council Adopts Kaplan’s $3.2 Billion Budget

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Health, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice Bas…

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District Is Dismantling West Oakland Public Schools ‘Piece by Piece,’ Says Coach Tapscott

Ben “Coach” Tapscott By Ken Epstein The future of West Oakland Middle School (WOMS) – the only…

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