Gentrification

Ken A. Epstein

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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Ken A. Epstein

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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Ken A. Epstein

State Pushes School District to Shut Schools, Sell “Surplus” Property

By Ken Epstein Parents at targeted schools are beginning to come together to demand the school district…

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Ken A. Epstein

Opinion: We Need to Stand for Leonard Powell

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform, Responsive Government  Court Hearing Jan. 29 for Veteran Fighting to Keep City from…

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Ken A. Epstein

Parents Ask: “Who’s Behind Roots School Closure?”

“Who are really the key players here. It appears board members don’t have any control,” said a…

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Ken A. Epstein

New Year, New Leadership, New Oakland?

 Rebecca Kaplan unanimously elected City Council President By Ken Epstein Oakland honored its newly elected city leaders…

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Ken A. Epstein

Roots Families Heat Up Fight to Save Their Neighborhood School

By Ken Epstein Students, parents and teach­ers at Roots International Academy in East Oakland are reacting with shock…

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Ken A. Epstein

Displaced Residents Seek Compensation After City Evicts Them, Tows Their RVs

Posted in Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Police-Public Safety Dayton Andrews, Kelly Thompson and Gary Rosenquist speak about the mass towing at a press…

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Ken A. Epstein

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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Ken A. Epstein

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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