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Local News


  • Hometown Hero: Oakland man works to keep Piedmont Avenue clean
    published on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:33:34 GMT
    With his signature railroad cap, broom and dustpan, Michael Lydon is easy to spot on Piedmont Avenue, especially because he's one of the few people out and about when the sun is just rising and most shops are closed....
  • Adam Dunn debuts with home run in A's win over Mariners
    published on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:59:21 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. - A's manager Bob Melvin and outfielder Josh Reddick have been around for long enough to know that it's simplistic to make too much out of one at-bat, one swing....
  • Practice Recap - September 1
    published on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:20:10 GMT
    Meet Raiders Legend Lester Hayes at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Ted Hendricks at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Oakland Raiders Back to Football 5K Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, will bring ... (more)...
Regional News


  • From the Folks Who Brought you Ferguson: Urban Shield Arrives in Oakland, CA.
    published on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:26:18 GMT
    It's four days of glorifying militarized police and their deadly toys. It's a convention which markets death via its trade show and whose 2013 publicity has a picture of commandos on a BART train pointing assault weapons while a passenger rides nonplussed ....
  • Raiders hand keys to offence to rookie quarterback Derek Carr
    published on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:55:42 GMT
    Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014....
  • Don't Let Immigration Status Sabotage Your Client's Sentence
    published on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:43:41 GMT
    The following is a guest blog post by Norton Tooby , who has a national law practice in Oakland, California, providing expert consultation and representation on immigration consequences of criminal convictions, post-conviction relief, and criminal defense of noncitizens....
Sports News



Local Area Videos


  • The Story of Charter Schools in Oakland

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    'It was very grassroots.' Charter schools in Oakland were born out of the small schools movement says Hae-Sin Thomas, a long-time administrator with Oakland ...
  • "The charter school movement has proven a lot about how communities of poverty can thrive"

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    Enikia Ford-Morthel is an advocate for social justice and school choice, as well as an educator. She is currently principal of Cox Academy, a conversion char...
  • Commmunity School for Creative Education Press Conference 8 17 11

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    The Community School for Creative Education is a new Waldorf inspired charter school opening in Oakland on August 29, 2011. The press conference was sponsore...
  • Partnership between school districts and charter schools MUST be the future

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    There aren't enough resources for our public schools to waste any time fighting over them, says Hae-Sin Thomas, CEO of Education for Change in Oakland, who h...
  • What has been the impact of the charter school movement?

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    'Charter schools have been appropriately disruptive,' says Hae-Sin Thomas, CEO of Education for Change in Oakland. Learn more at: http://www.efcps.org/
  • End of School Year, 2013, Community School for Creative Education

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    The Community School, a Waldorf inspired charter school, completes its second year this month. This is the first year in its intended location of the San Ant...
  • The Secret to Success at Cox Academy

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    It's not sexy and it's not rocket science. But it's definitely working for kids. The principal of Cox Academy, a conversion charter school in Oakland whose A...
  • Oakland Educator Speaks Out Against AB 1172

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    'I think that the politics of education have gotten in the way of what's best for kids.' - Hae-Sin Thomas, CEO/President of Education For Change in Oakland L...
  • Community School for Creative Education- Summer 2010

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    The Community School held a month long summer program to demonstrate it's Waldorf inspired approach and serve Oakland children in the Summer of 2010. The Com...
  • "One of the things that is holding Oakland back is education"

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    David Castillo has seen a lot of families leave Oakland over the years because there weren't enough quality and safe schools. An Oakland resident and princip...
  • iBme Mindfulness Programs Transform an Oakland Public High School

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    For more information, visit http://ibme.info/ This video tells the story of introducing mindfulness at one charter school in downtown Oakland--and changing t...

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