The Oakland Raiders – in partnership with the National Football League Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) – on Monday presented the Friends of Oakland Parks & Recreation (FOPR) a $200,000 grant to help [...]
What can you say about tragedy? When it’s imminent, you brace yourself and hope to come out unscathed. In its aftermath, you mourn and, eventually, you move on, healed… but not quite ever the same.
Beginning in December of 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was one of the most important catalysts for radically charging the American civil rights movement. A language arts teacher in Atlanta, Yolanda L. Everett knows that [...]
Innovative Collaboration with DonorsChoose.org will help generate up to $1 million for local public school teachers and students Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: CVX) today announced the fifth annual launch of its Fuel Your School [...]
By Anthony Lazarus, SFSU News San Francisco State University on Aug. 29 signed a memorandum of understanding with Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (CETYS Universidad) of Baja California,Mexico, to establish cooperation between the two [...]
Plans are moving forward to lease or sell the Oakland Unified School District property at Second Avenue near the estuary – which currently house the Dewey Academy high school campus and the district’s former administration [...]
The Attend and Achieve Back to School event welcomed over 950 students Saturday who walked away with backpacks filled with notebooks, pencils and other necessary school supplies.
Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual “Back to School Block Party and Who’s House? Basketball Tournament” in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed. Th
Schroeder Hall captured the limelight this past weekend as its opening marked the newest chapter in the Green Music Center story.
By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News “I once had a very good professor who gave me very bad advice,” UC Berkeley sociologist Troy Duster said last Friday, standing behind a lectern at Booth Auditorium. “‘Don’t [...]