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Cilla Su, a San Francisco teacher at Galileo High School, gets coding tips from master trainer Pierre Huguet during class. Photo courtesy of USF.

Diversifying Computer Science

By Ed Carpenter, USF News   USF computer scientists have joined the national Computer Science For All movement to train 10,000 public school teachers to teach under-resourced high school students computer programming. It’s an effort [...]
Black Student Union members block Sather Gate at UC Berkeley in 2015. Photo courtesy of the Daily Californian.

Black Students Win Funding for Fannie Lou Hamer Resource Center at UC Berkeley

After over 15 months of organizing, mobilizing, and negotiations, the Black Student Union at UC Berkeley–in assistance with the African Black Coalition–, has reached an agreement with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks to secure a building and [...]

Harry Le Grande, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor For Student Affairs, to Retire

After 35 years of service to UC Berkeley, Harry Le Grande is retiring his position as vice chancellor of student affairs on Dec. 31.   LeGrande was appointed vice chancellor for student affairs in 2008, [...]

CyberTran Means Transit, Housing and Jobs for Richmond

  Special to the Post   The Richmond City Council voted unanimously in 2011 to explore a public-private partnership city transit technology startup company CyberTran International, Inc. (CTI), seeking to incorporate a Ultra Light Rail [...]

Post Salon June 19 on Common Enrollment

The Post Salon will host a discussion Sunday June 19, of an Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) proposal to incorporate charter schools in the enrollment system for public schools in the city.
(L to R): Sandré Swanson, Barbara Lee and Nate Miley

Nate Miley Wins Reelection; Swanson Will Face Skinner in November Election

In the battle for the open 9th district seat in the State Senate, Democrats Sandré Swanson and Nancy Skinner will face a rematch in November. Skinner won 47 percent of the vote while Swanson received [...]
Members of Awon Ohun Omnira perform the Ring Shout around an altar in memory of enslaved people at a Juneteenth celebration. Photo by Yesufu Shangosola, 2013.

Juneteenth: Celebrating the Roots of Freedom in Oakland

While parades and festivals mark the Juneteenth holiday in San Francisco, Berkeley, Vallejo and Tracy, Omnira Institute’s 9th annual Juneteenth observation in Oakland focuses on prayer and remembrance.