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Local News


  • Classmates, friends, grieve for slain Oakland 14-year-old Davon Ellis
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:26:56 GMT
    Counselors were at two Oakland schools Monday to help students deal with the tragic loss of a classmate and friend who was gunned down Saturday night while walking with friends to a store in the Fruitvale neighborhood. Davon Ellis, 14, a freshman football player at Oakland Technical High School and a former student at Montera Middle School, was fatally shot about 7:52 p.m. in the 3300 block of Brookdale Avenue....
  • Police investigate fatal shooting near Oakland supermarket
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Officers responded about 10:30 a.m., after someone called 911 to report a shooting at the intersection of 89th Avenue and International Boulevard near the Food King, Oakland Police Department spokesman Officer Frank Bonifacio said. Officers found the 19-year-old Oakland man at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds....
  • Dori Maynard funeral to be live streamed Monday
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:06:34 GMT
    Dori J. Maynard of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, left, speaks during a forum at Preservation Park's Nile Hall in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, July 18, 2013. To the right is Arnold Perkins, of the Alameda County Public Health Department....
Regional News


  • Classmates, friends, grieve for slain Oakland 14-year-old Davon Ellis
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:26:56 GMT
    Counselors were at two Oakland schools Monday to help students deal with the tragic loss of a classmate and friend who was gunned down Saturday night while walking with friends to a store in the Fruitvale neighborhood. Davon Ellis, 14, a freshman football player at Oakland Technical High School and a former student at Montera Middle School, was fatally shot about 7:52 p.m. in the 3300 block of Brookdale Avenue....
  • CyArk Brings Historical Architecture Back to Life
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:20:54 GMT
    It was a crumbling monument that inspired the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley to pen " Ozymandias ," a musing on the inevitable decline of self-aggrandizing leaders. And it was a crumbling monument-in this case, the Buddhas of Bamiyan in Afghanistan blown up by the Taliban in 2001 -that inspired engineer Ben Kacyra to form CyArk , a nonprofit based in Oakland, Calif., whose mission is to ensure that, while empires may decline, their relics will not....
  • Bobby Brackins: Meet The Man Behind 'I Hit It First' And 'Loyal'
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:24:00 GMT
    I am the host of The Cipher, the critically acclaimed hip-hop podcast which conducts in-depth interviews with the genre's most interesting and important figures. I am also the former Editor in Chief of Rap Genius, and have written about music and culture for The Atlantic, Vibe, The Source, GQ, Esquire, the Sondheim Review, and more....
Sports News


  • A's switch-pitcher hopes to find spot with Oakland
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:45:06 GMT
    Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand....
  • Classmates, friends, grieve for slain Oakland 14-year-old Davon Ellis
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:26:56 GMT
    Counselors were at two Oakland schools Monday to help students deal with the tragic loss of a classmate and friend who was gunned down Saturday night while walking with friends to a store in the Fruitvale neighborhood. Davon Ellis, 14, a freshman football player at Oakland Technical High School and a former student at Montera Middle School, was fatally shot about 7:52 p.m. in the 3300 block of Brookdale Avenue....
  • Raiders thinking small when it comes to Oakland stadium
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:36:53 GMT
    While the Raiders' proposed stadium just outside Los Angeles is a $1.7 billion football palace that looks like an updated version of the 49ers new home, the team's stadium plan for Oakland is apparently much more modest. The Raiders envision building what would be the smallest stadium in the NFL, according to Floyd Kephart, a San Diego businessman who has contracted with Oakland to work on financing a new stadium for the team at the Coliseum complex....

Local Area Videos


  • Katie Quesnell & Rick Garcia Peralta Elementary School 1

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  • Land Beneath Our Feet

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    Cut paper animation about the history of the land in the Oakland area. Created with Peralta Elementary School 1st grade students with teacher Pam Lucker and ...
  • Peralta Land Change Over Time

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    Cut paper and drawn animation about how the land in the Temescal Area of Oakland changed from 200 years ago to present by 1st grade teachers Pam Lucker and h...
  • This is a cake walk.. Peralta style!

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    The Peralta Elementary School 'Peralta in Bloom' festival specializes in fun and cake walks. Go to http://www.peraltaschool.org.
  • Peralta Elementary garden

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    The garden at Peralta Elementary school on Dana Street in Oakland,CA.
  • Not In Our School Launch Assembly

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    Here is an example of a student-led assembly at Peralta Elementary School in Oakland, CA. This assembly launched their schoolwide anti-bullying campaign. The...
  • 3 14 12 Presentation on Successes at Peralta Elementary

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  • Gadsden Elementary School District #32 Marching Band In London

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    marching band From Gadsden Arizona Usa Director Martin Peralta jr.
  • Coastside Armada at Peralta starting Anti-Bullying Campaign

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    Bikers from the Bay Area Coastside Armada Harley Club rev'd their engines to kickstart a Not In Our School anti-bullying campaign at Peralta Elementary Schoo...
  • San Agustin Elementary School Dance Squad

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  • Photosynthesis

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    Created by Peralta Elementary School 5th graders in 2008 with teacher and videographer Ana Thomas and artist Trena Noval.

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