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  • Oakland: Lake Merritt's bonsai curator defied odds to become a 'master'
    published on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Shaner is a master in bonsai, the 1,500-year-old Japanese art of growing miniature trees in just a couple of inches of soil. She's also the first non-Japanese citizen to be given the title of "Bonsai Master" by the Nippon Bonsai Association in Japan, which required a five-year internship in Japan....
  • 510 News: La Snackeria, Cafe Service at A16 Rockridge, Diving Dog Brewhouse
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:40:30 GMT
    East Bay Dish has the story on the new project from Tina Tamale , who has been running Tina Tamale Catering. It's called ~LA SNACKERIA~ and will offer "Chino Latino" food, like quesadillas with Oaxacan cheese and char siu-style pork, and boba frescas, or aguas frescas with tapioca....
  • Time to Drink Some Wine, Yo
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:38:53 GMT
    Winos, I have some updates for you! Am thrilled with the news that the beer and wine license for ~BRIGHT'S LES CLOS~ has kicked in, which means they have now extended their hours from 8am-12am daily . I can't wait to start trying items on chef Shawn Gawle's menu with some sick wines....
Regional News


  • Can Black-Owned Restaurants Combat Gentrification?
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:35:58 GMT
    On a recent Tuesday night at Kingston 11 , a newish Jamaican restaurant in Oakland's Uptown neighborhood, dancehall reggae was playing on the speakers, the braised oxtails were on point, and four out of five servers and two-thirds of the customers were people of color. Among them were a young guy in braids, an Asian couple on a date, and a group of older African-American women bedecked in earth-toned pantsuits, out celebrating some special occasion....
  • Student-teacher bond integral to professor's proposed school
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:09:29 GMT
    Jeff Duncan-Andrade, a Raza Studies and Education professor at SF State, still remembers those words 25-years later, proof that the relationship between a student and teacher goes beyond the classroom. After graduating from the University of California Berkeley with honors and teaching for more than two decades, Duncan-Andrade expects to provide the same level of student-teacher relationships he has provided through years of teaching with his new creation, the Roses in Concrete Community School ...
  • In Oakland Hills Race, A Battle of Ideologies
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Oakland's District Four includes some of the city's wealthiest neighborhoods, including Montclair, Oakmore, and Piedmont Pines. The district's elite reputation has posed something of a challenge for its current representative, City Councilmember Libby Schaaf, who is running for mayor, with The New York Times branding her as the candidate representing the "city's wealthy old guard, in leafy Oakland Hills."...
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...
  • 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/
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • "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...
  • Community School for Creative Education

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    A Waldorf-Inspired Charter School, Oakland CA http://www.communityschoolforcreativeeducation.org/
  • 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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