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  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:27:04 GMT
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake speaks in front of local faith leaders at a news conference regarding the death of Freddie Gray, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van....
  • HIMSS15: Healthcare Needs a Cloud Wellness Plan By @BlueBox | @CloudExpo
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
    The healthcare world is often overwhelming, and as a first time HIMSS exhibitor we were amazed at the scale and complexity of the event, not to mention the number of "cloud" providers who didn't actually offer cloud services. The frenzy of activity at HIMSS15 was a fitting reflection of the overwhelming nature of the healthcare system....
  • Utah coal: California, here it comes -- and not everyone is happy
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:46:11 GMT
    A deep water port is under development at the former Oakland Army Base, pictured here in 2008 at the foot of the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Utah has loaned four coal-producing counties $53 million to buy into the project to guarantee export throughput for coal and other commodities produced in central Utah....
Regional News


  • Fleeting Moments, Lasting Sounds" photography by Kathy Sloane - Exhibit Opening at Omi Gallery
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:44:16 GMT
    PRLog - April 25, 2015 - OAKLAND, Calif. -- . On May 1, 2015 , Omi Gallery, located in Impact Hub Oakland, 2323 Broadway St., Oakland, CA presents the opening of, "Fleeting Moments, Lasting Sounds" an exhibit featuring 23 black and white photographs by Kathy Sloane , a nationally celebrated and acclaimed artist....
  • New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:12:35 GMT
    The state's new superintendent of schools believes the formula for distributing state aid to schools is flawed. But Tony Smith tells the Associated Press in an interview that finding the right solution could take several years....
  • Re: Activists Push for Free Bus Passes for Low-Income Kids
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:35:03 GMT
    A coalition of Oakland community organizations won a big victory in their decade-long battle for free bus passes for youth, when Alameda County voters last November approved Measure BB, which includes funds for an "Affordable Student Transit Pass Program." But they didn't stop there....
Sports News


  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:27:04 GMT
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake speaks in front of local faith leaders at a news conference regarding the death of Freddie Gray, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van....
  • New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:15:46 GMT
    The state's new superintendent of schools believes the formula to distribute state aid to Illinois schools is flawed. But, unlike lawmakers pushing for an overhaul this spring to divert more money to poorer downstate schools, he thinks finding the right solution could take several years....
  • Andre Ward: We Couldn't Find Froch, He's On Vacation
    published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:00:36 GMT
    WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward had hoped to face Carl Froch in a rematch, but the Nottingham fighter was unavailable. The WBA had ordered Froch, the 'regular' champion at 168-pounds, to face Ward in a mandatory fight....

Local Area Videos


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  • "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 charter school in Oakland that is part...
  • 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 Unified School District (OUSD) who...
  • 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 Antonio community of Oakland, CA. Watch...
  • 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 sponsored by Oakland Community ...
  • 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 Community School is a soon to be ...
  • Community School for Creative Education

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    A Waldorf-Inspired Charter School, Oakland CA http://www.communityschoolforcreativeeducation.org/
  • 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/
  • Aspire EPACS and EPAPA, East Palo Alto Charter School & East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy - Mike Berman

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    Learn more: epacs.org and epapa.org Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School ('EPACS') and Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy ('EPAPA') comprise a leading K-12 public charter school dedicated...
  • Students Get Involved in Current Events through Project-Based Learning

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    When parents and educators pulled together to start this East Oakland school, their mission wasn't just to reinvigorate education; it was to change lives. For more case studies of successful...
  • NewSchools Presents: Eli Kennedy, Pacific Charter School Development

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    Stubbornly optimistic, entrepreneurs believe they can make a difference, in spite of the odds. And they don't stop at just thinking these innovative thoughts -- entrepreneurs then create new...

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