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Raiders Name Castlemont’s Ed Washington, “Coach of the Week”

Ed Washington, from Castlemont High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School “Coach of the Week” winner. The Knights defeated Emery High School in dominant defensive fashion, not allowing a second half score. Castlemont [...]
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Rebecca Kaplan: “For Such a Time as This” Kaplan stands for local jobs and against displacing Oakland residents

Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is our voice in City Hall. And we’re pleased to say: the smart, dedicated and energetic Kaplan would make a great mayor.   President Pro Tem of the City Council, Kaplan has [...]
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Mayoral Candidates Back Measure Z for Public Safety

Five candidates for Oakland mayor held a press conference to express their unanimous support this week to support a “Yes” vote on Measure Z, Oakland’s public safety tax measure. Measure Z is designed to replace [...]
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78-year old Body Builder Keynotes Seniors Health and Wellness Event, Oct. 25

UnitedHealthcare will presents its newest event series, “A Better You”, on Saturday, October 25 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Preservation Park’s Nile Hall, 668 13th Street in Oakland. Er
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School District Curriculum Website Still Offline in Censorship Dispute with Teachers

Oakland teachers are still waiting to see if the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will re-establish a curriculum website that provided federally funded history curriculum units that encouraged students to study and evaluate social justice [...]
The West Oakland Job Resource Center is designed to assist job seekers in gaining employment with jobs on the Army Base.

Tagami Develops Amnesia on Promises to Hire West Oakland Workers

City agent and Army Base developer Phil Tagami of CCIG lashed out recently in an email newsletter against West Oakland community and environmental activist Margaret Gordon as one of a “handful of critics” who have [...]
Peaceful protesters march in Ferguson, Mo. with signs that read "[Gov.] Nixon doesn't care about Black kids," "Can I live," and "Truth is on the side of the oppressed."

Youth Delegation Travels to Ferguson for National Weekend of Resistance

Four Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center young people will travel this week to Ferguson, Missouri to join in a national effort to stand united against police violence and excessive use of force in Ferguson, [...]