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Local News


  • MTC approves bike share expansion to East Bay despite manufacturer's bankruptcy
    published on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:22:09 GMT
    The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding this morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business....
  • Warriors Pride! NBA Playoffs Return to Oakland
    published on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:59:30 GMT
    Oakland is showing its pride in the Golden State Warriors ahead of the team's first playoff home game this year with a campaign that includes ads on buses, at the airport and downtown, Visit Oakland announced Wednesday....
  • MTC approves bike share expansion to East Bay despite manufacturer's bankruptcy
    published on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:26:51 GMT
    The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding this morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business....
Regional News


  • Jerry Brown appoints Jodi Remke to head FPPC
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    After leaving the California Fair Political Practices Commission without a chairwoman for nearly six months, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday he has appointed the presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California to the post....
  • Warriors lease dispute could cost Alameda County taxpayers millions
    published on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:42:11 GMT
    The Golden State Warriors' move to San Francisco won't just cost Oakland and Alameda County residents an NBA basketball team, it might cost them upward of $60 million....
  • Ecologic Brands Welcomes CEO Ira Maroofian
    published on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:16:25 GMT
    Ecologic Brands , an award-winning designer & manufacturer of paper bottles, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Executive Officer, Ira J. Maroofian ....
Sports News


  • Warriors lease dispute could cost Alameda County taxpayers millions
    published on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:42:11 GMT
    The Golden State Warriors' move to San Francisco won't just cost Oakland and Alameda County residents an NBA basketball team, it might cost them upward of $60 million....
  • Five great Bay Area stadiums that were never built
    published on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:01:44 GMT
    Art Agnos is still completing his victory lap, Warriors executives are throwing underwater engineering reports in the blue recycling bins and the media has moved on to new controversies....
  • With Warriors gone, Oakland's Coliseum City faces new hurdles
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The struggle for Oakland to keep its sports teams suffered a twin blow this week when the Golden State Warriors made clear they are leaving for San Francisco and the Oakland Raiders appeared to backtrack on their desire to stay....

Local Area Videos


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

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  • URBAN PROMISE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2011 Esteban PART 1

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    This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
  • Urban Promise Academy (UPA) on The TODAY Show

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  • 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...
  • URBAN PROMISE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2011 Esteban PART2

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  • Art is Education #2

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    Part 2 of 'Art is Education,' a look at the inaugural semester of By Any Dream's Necessary's Artist in Residence School Program. BADN collected footage of th...
  • urbanpromise.wmv

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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...
  • promise academy class of 2013

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    promise academy high school graduation gift.
  • Teaching at HCZ's Promise Academy

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    What is it like to teach at Harlem Children's Zone's Promise Academy? Hear from the teachers themselves in this short video profile.
  • PROMISE ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL TOURNEY

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    NAI AND THE PROMISE ACADEMY BOYS TEAM WENT ON TO WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP WITH AN UNDEFEATED RECORD!! LETS GO PA2!!

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