As California adjusts to the new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) adopted by the state in 2013, an evaluation of first year of LCAP filings by the Summer Matters campaign shows overwhelming momentum toward funding [...]
A website with lesson plans for teaching students about social justice issues was taken offline almost eight months ago for review by the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), prompting complaints that the district was censoring [...]
Many people are aware of Oakland’s growing restaurant industry. However, Oakland is becoming the center of more upstream food production. With transportation access and empty warehouse space and transportation access, West Oakland is attracting [...]
In a rare primetime nationally televised address, President Obama Thursday evening announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in decades. The president will circumvent Congress, extend legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, increase [...]
By Joi Smith, Laney College student In my community, it is hard to make friends, but losing them is easy. I look out for those I love and care about, but in my inconsistency, [...]
Everyone has a road to follow. But you don’t where the road will take you and how long it will take to reach the end of that road.
The Alameda County Registrar of Voters preliminary results of the ranked choice voting shows how Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf pulled off her victory. The registrar has not released the precinct or council district results yet, but [...]
A new initiative sponsored by Comcast and the leaders of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) promises to create new digital opportunities for students and teachers in the city’s public school classrooms.Comcast and the school [...]
Representatives were recruiting for the Latin American School of Medicine, or Escuela Latinoamericana de Medicina (ELAM) in East Oakland this past weekend, offering students between the ages of 18-24 a chance to study medicine in [...]
Iola James, president of the Patrons of the Arts and Humanities, donated $500 to the Oakland East Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra on opening night Friday, Nov. 7.