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West Oakland’s Qilombo Loses Lease After Ghost Ship Fire Oakland’s red-tagging not providing incentive to ask for safety inspections, say community members

Since the Oakland warehouse fire that claimed 36 lives earlier this month, the city has seen a rash of landlord panic and opportunism, according to community members who have seen the number of unannounced fire [...]
Dorothy King (right), owner of Everett & Jones BBQ, and Sam Lefebvre, a resident at the artist warehouse neighboring the restaurant in Jack London Square. Photo by William Hammons.

Everett & Jones, Warehouse Artists Take on Oakland’s Housing Affordability Crisis Artists and Black residents seek plan for “mutual aid and unity”

Proprietors of Everett & Jones BBQ and residents of a neighboring artist warehouse met over the weekend with a message of unity and mutual aid as they paid tribute to the 36 lives lost in [...]
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McClymonds Warriors Capture Historic Statewide Victory for Oakland

    For the first time in history, an Oakland Athletic League team won a state football championship, as McClymonds High Schools Warriors last Saturday won the 5-A high school football CIF State Championship game [...]
Dr. Devin Dillon

Dr. Devin Dillion Named Oakland Interim Superintendent Black, Latino Leaders Seek Community Voices in Superintendent Selection

The Oakland Board of Education has chosen Dr. Devin Dillon, deputy superintendent for Academic Social Emotional Learning, to be the interim chief of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).