Comcast gave away free computers this week to every family at Prescott Elementary School, which is located at 920 Campbell St. in West Oakland. Before the give-a-way, Comcast’s Chief of Diversity and Senior Vice [...]
The NAACP, in conjunction with Oakland Alliance of Black Educators, Elders of Oakland, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce and Pastor Gerald Agee, will host a candidate forum Monday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 [...]
Every OUSD student will be assured free tuition their first semester at any of the four Peralta community colleges in the East Bay. “Our intention is to empower organizations that help inspire, boost academic [...]
The Lend A Hand Foundation, now in its 19th year of giving, hosted a Stay In School/Backpack Giving Program kickoff earlier this month at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle in downtown Oakland.
Bay Area teachers got a taste of the big leagues on Tuesday at the San Francisco 49ers third annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) open house.
There are indications that Mayor Libby Schaaf may be attempting to remake the city’s political landscape by backing more compliant candidates for the City Council and school board.
A back-to-school night for students at Emiliano Zapata Street Academy in Oakland is more than just shining apples and tidying books. Instead, the students sit in on lectures, engage with their community and become prepared [...]
The University of San Francisco (USF) School of Nursing and Health Professions is celebrating the graduation of the inaugural class of students who participated in the Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership.
By Mary Kenny, SFSU News A bequest from retired television writer and producer Toni Weingarten will provide scholarships for first-generation, educationally and economically disadvantaged students who want to pursue bachelor’s degrees in theatre at [...]
Incumbents will be facing newcomers for four seats on the seven-member Oakland Board of Education that will be on the November ballot. Great Oakland (GO) Public Schools, whose political advocacy group, has been a [...]