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Local News


  • Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:57:52 GMT
    Institutionalized for more than three decades and largely deaf and mute, Judith Scott found her voice through art, forming intricate sculptures of yarn, fabric and other fibers tightly wrapped around an array of found objects. Born with Down syndrome, the late artist is getting her first solo museum exhibition in the United States....
  • One Direction coming to Levi's Stadium in 2015
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:38:42 GMT
    One Direction performs at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas....
  • Re: Thursday Must Reads: Oakland Council Approves Tenant Protection...
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:19:30 GMT
    The law, sponsored by Councilmember Dan Kalb, would make it easier for tenants to fight landlords in court. Along with Kalb, Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan, Libby Schaaf, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, and Noel Gallo voted for the Tenant Protection Ordinance....
Regional News


  • University of the Pacific Launches Bay Areaa s First Music Therapy Program
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:39:15 GMT
    The program will be offered at Pacific's state-of-the-art new downtown San Francisco campus beginning next fall. Applications are now being accepted for the new program, designed for working professionals with a bachelor's degree in music or a related field, such as psychology or special education....
  • 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:24:28 GMT
    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for Oct. 23, 2014. Sunshine Act database gets an overhaul....
  • California is lucky to have the unusual, unstoppable Jerry Brown
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMT
    Even as he cakewalks his way to an unprecedented fourth term as governor of California - a pretty big deal, even for a political scion - Brown doesn't appear to be slowing down or, for that matter, thinking about the possibility of slowing down. In a wide-ranging interview with the Times' Seema Mehta and Michael Finnegan, the frenetic septuagenarian governor argues, I would say credibly, that he "govern[s] from a base of enormous experience" that's "very helpful."...
Sports News


  • One Direction coming to Levi's Stadium in 2015
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:38:42 GMT
    One Direction performs at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas....
  • Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:39:00 GMT
    A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds. A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race after a court determined he could not speak the tribe's language fluently is holding out hope officials on the nation's largest Indian reservation will... Prosecutors say a 15-year-old Michigan girl stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspir...
  • Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:37:13 GMT
    In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team. After 16 years, 214 regular-season wins and seven failed trips to the postseason, Hudson has finally made it to baseball's biggest stage at age 39. Hudson is set to take the mound Friday night for the Giants when they return home to face Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals in Game 3 of the World Series after a two-game split in Kans...

Local Area Videos


  • 2 8 12 Urban Promise Academy Students Recognized by Director Gallo

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  • Urban Promise Academy - OUSD Summer Projects 2010

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    In the summer of 2010, we created a series of short videos highlighting major projects of the Facilities Department of the Oakland Unified School District. T...
  • Urban Promise Academy (UPA) on The TODAY Show

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  • Urban Promise After School Programs

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    A day in the life of a student at our after school program Camp Faith in Camden, NJ.
  • Please Donate- Urban Promise

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    http://www.active.com/donate/UP2011PFP/ScottC Here's some detail and an attachment concerning the May 7 fundraising bike ride (Pedal for Promise) that we hav...
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    Urban Promise Academy, a middle school in Oakland, CA, is a part of a 12 team, 180 player soccer league. Matthew Linzer, the director of the soccer program a...
  • HCZ Promise Academy's First Graduation

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    Here are highlights from the commencement ceremony for the first graduating class from our Promise Academy Charter School, featuring remarks by our commencem...
  • URBAN PROMISE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2011 Esteban PART2

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  • The Mission of Urban Promise, by Dr. Bruce Main

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    Dr. Bruce Main, Director of Urban Promise in Camden,NJ, speaks on the the Nihilistic threat that is affecting many urban youth in under-resourced communities...
  • Kids singing "We are"- Urban Promise Toronto Kids March Break Camp

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    Kids from 3 different After School Program Camps with Urban Promise (Camp Freedom, Camp Victory, Camp Hope) singing 'We are the light of the world' during Ma...
  • Elements of Urban Expression Talent Show

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    This video is about the Charter Academy High School Talent Show 2014.

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