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Rally Says: “No Way, No Coal”

  A coalition of environmental groups, concerned residents and local leaders held a rally on the steps of City Hall Tuesday demanding, “No coal in Oakland,” opposing a potential project to export the fossil fuel [...]
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College Students Take Virtual Tour of Project at Former Sears Building

    A group of college interns from Oakland recently took a virtual tour of a local construction project at the former Sears building and explored career possibilities in STEM fields with Oakland Council President [...]
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Bay Area Dream Team Wins in Regional Championship Athletes Headed to National AAU Junior Olympics

  A team of driven young people from the Bay Area took home medals in the recent AAU Regional Championship held in Oakdale after competing against athletes from around the country in the track & [...]
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McClymonds High’s Original Warriors Celebrate 100th Anniversary

McClymonds High School, the school of champions and home of the original Warriors, is celebrating its 100th anniversary next week with a series of events that honors generations of graduates and recognizes the continuing importance [...]
Left to right, Dominique Parker, Renelle Malone, Kiyle Adams, Regina Jackson, Mayor Libby Schaaf, Destin Colbert and Fred Blackwell at the East Oakland Youth Development Center. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

The San Francisco Foundation Donates $34 Million to Oakland Nonprofits

The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF) announced on Tuesday that it is donating $34 million to a number of Oakland nonprofit community organizations, a gift of an anonymous donor.
Rev. Ben McBride, Andrea Marta, Rev. Michael McBride, Mollie Costello and Devonte Jackson discuss their community organizing at The Way Christian Center in West Berkeley.

Churches Respond to Terror with “Week of Righteous Resistance”

Sunday marked the beginning of a weeklong faith-based campaign to spread a message of resistance against bigotry and acts of systemic violence. Hundreds of churches, mosques and temples across the country are participating in the [...]
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City Seeks New Proposals for Lake Merritt E 12th Street Parcel

  The City of Oakland has quietly issued a new notice offering to sell or lease a city-owned parcel on East 12th Street near Lake Merritt that has been in limbo since the council pulled [...]