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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

Community Reacts to Proposed Wave of School Closures

By Ken Epstein The announcement that the Oakland Unified School District is planning to close up to…

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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

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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Ken A. Epstein

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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Ken A. Epstein

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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Ken A. Epstein

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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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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Ken A. Epstein

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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