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Stockton’s Little Free Libraries Project Grows Citywide

An effort first started in May by the Wilson Way Neighborhood Initiative to promote reading and access to books by creating Little Free Libraries in its neighborhoods has grown to become a citywide campaign.Central United [...]
Mary Kamiya

Internment Camp Survivor Spoke at Richmond School Renaming Meeting

An 89-year old woman who was among the Japanese Americans sent to internment camps during World War II spoke at the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education Committee on Renaming Portola Middle [...]
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SF Prep Baller  Trevor Dunbar Will Play for Washington State

Each time Trevor Dunbar took to the basketball court for St. Ignatius High School of San Francisco something exciting was bound to happen. Dunbar, a 5-foot-10 point guard, was a highlight reel, handling the ball [...]
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Rod Streater: More Than Football

Professional athletes understand that community involvement is a part of the job. But for some of them, it means a whole lot more. Just entering his 3rd season, Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver Rod Streater has [...]
Teach Tomorrow in Oakland (TTO) recently celebrated the first six of its educators to complete five years working as teachers in Oakland public schools. The program, begun in 2008, is designed to recruit, support and retain the most outstanding teachers who reflect the diversity of Oakland's children. From left: Claudette Center, Claremont Middle; Dana Kearney, Montera Middle; Precious James, Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary; Jamie Knowles, Edna Brewer Middle; Kia Clark, Edna Brewer Middle; Cicely Day, Place at Prescott Elementary . Photo by Ken Epstein.

Teach Tomorrow Oakland Honors Six Inspiring Educators

An initiative established in 2008 between former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums’ office and Oakland Unified School District to recruit, support and retain the most outstanding teachers who reflect the diversity of Oakland’s children has reached [...]