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Laney College President Elnora Webb’s Contract Renewed

Supporters of Dr. Elnora Webb breathed a partial sigh of relief this week when the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a one-year contract extension for the popular Laney College president, who [...]
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Richmond Citizens Want In on LBNL Expansion Project

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO) in partnership with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) hosted a town hall meeting allowing Richmond residents weighed in on plans for the forthcoming Lawrence Berkeley [...]
One thousand OUSD students were awarded Monday at the 13th Annual African American Honor Roll Celebration at Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland. Those awarded included Montera Middle School students: (R to L) Destiny Williams, Matthew Quamina, Mihaila Lindsey, Amirah Boulware, Nadia Brooks, Marvell Wooley, Kameela Hall, John Wade, Obreah Delaney, Rayliah Brown, William Larkin, and Cameron Essex; standing- teacher Kevin Jennings. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Oakland Schools Salute Over 1,000 High Achieving African American Students

More than 1,000 high-achieving Oakland students were honored this week at the 2014 African-American Honor Roll celebration, hosted by the Oakland Unified School District’s Office of African-American Male Achievement (AAMA).Held Monday at Acts Full Gospel [...]
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City Struggles to Increase Numbers of Police

With public safety consistently a top issue among Oaklanders, many residents are calling for action to reverse long-term understaffing at the Oakland Police Department and the department’s high attrition rate as officers resign or retire.“Right [...]