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Opinion: “Common Enrollment” Is a Misfit for the Problems That Plague Oakland Schools Retaining and improving principals and teachers should be the top priority

By Roseann Torres   As a Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education member for the past three years representing District 5, I have remained committed to the basic reason I ran for the [...]
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Opinion: Coal Terminal Would Place Oakland on the Wrong Side of History

By Margaret Gordon and Brian Beveridge   Local businessmen Phil Tagami, Omar Benjamin and Jerry Bridges are on the wrong side of history as they pursue the construction of a coal export terminal at the [...]
Obispo Bob Jackson, respaldado por otros pastores locales, habla en la reunión del Consejo de la ciudad el 8 de diciembre a favor de la terminal de carbón.

Opinion: Pastors Support Coal Terminal for Jobs and Economic Development

A newly formed group of local pastors made a powerful appearance before the Oakland City Council Tuesday evening, Dec. 8, to speak out in favor of a maritime project that will bring long-awaited jobs and [...]