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  • Mayoral Candidates Look at Plan to Promote Active Community Involvement
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:57:01 GMT
    Several of Oakland's mayoral candidates have expressed interest in creating community wide action task forces that could potentially involve hundreds of Oakland residents in developing, passing and implementing policies that will affect the future of the city. The goal of this process would be to take residents out of their traditional role as passive observers of city decisions or participants who try to intervene at the eleventh hour to halt or modify policies and ordinances they do not suppor...
  • Corporate exec says he's ready to lead Oakland
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:37:20 GMT
    The former health care industry executive is breaking a cardinal political rule by challenging an incumbent, Jean Quan, who two years ago appointed him to his most prestigious public post -- Oakland Port Commissioner. And he has loaned his campaign $70,000 in a bid to outpoll several of Oakland's top public officials despite having little name recognition, no political experience and mixed showings in mayoral polls....
  • Forum
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:30:46 GMT
    Contributions to Reader's Forum should be limited to 250 words. Letters must be signed and must include the writer's address and phone number for verification purposes....
  • Ivan Rabb Cuts List; Hoyas Out
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:49:27 GMT
    Disappointing news today on the recruiting trail as Ivan Rabb, a 6'10" center/forward and ESPN's top ranked player in the Class of 2015 , has cut Georgetown from his final list of schools. Rabb, an Oakland, CA native, has Cal, Arizona, UCLA, Kansas, and Kentucky on his final list....
  • "Rebecca Kaplan Will Advocate for All the People," Say Community Leaders
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:51:46 GMT
    Education leaders and local small business owners announced their support this week for Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan as their choice for Mayor of Oakland in the Nov. 4 election. Kaplan, the frontrunner in Oakland's mayoral election according to recent polls, has been dedicated herself to creating more jobs for Oaklanders, putting more Oakland residents on the police force and sponsoring city initiatives to strengthen the public school system....
  • Open Letter: Bryan Parker a " A Mayor for All of Oakland
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:51:40 GMT
    We are writing today about the Oakland Mayor's Race. We encourage you to vote for Bryan Parker....
  • Melody of China to Combine Chinese Traditional Music with Western New ...
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:06:00 GMT
    Talent and beauty are merged into one as Melody of China , San Francisco's premiere Chinese chamber ensemble, premieres a new work at Old First Church on Friday, November 7 at 8 P.M. with follow-up performances at Yoshi's Oakland and the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View. The program will feature captivating performances by the bold and dynamic Melody of China, known for their mastery of Chinese traditional instruments, with talented guests Peter Josheff, Jon Jang, Francis Wong...
  • Oakland Schools Lead Statewide Initiative to Serve California Food
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:33:59 GMT
    For the past year, students in Oakland have been getting something a little bit different on their cafeteria trays on Thursdays - not frozen pizza or a prepackaged burrito assembled in a factory several thousand miles away, but a healthy meal made entirely out of California ingredients: a baked chicken leg seasoned with lemon and oregano, or a yakisoba noodle bowl with tofu. The meals are part of California Thursdays , an initiative of the Berkeley-based Center for Ecoliteracy that the Oakland U...
  • Obituary: Marilyn C. Oglo, 82
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:10:34 GMT
    Marilyn C. Oglo, 82, of Portsmouth, died unexpectedly on Sunday, October 19, 2014. You can take a Californian out of California, but you can never take California out of her....
  • These Rules Can Protect Doctors and Nurses From Ebola - If They're Followed
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:33:22 GMT
    More than 200 nurses rallied outside the National Nurses Union headquarters in Oakland, California, on Tuesday, demanding more stringent protections from Ebola for healthcare workers. They carried signs reading "Stop Blaming Nurses....
  • Brooklyn Museum Opens Retrospective of Artist Judith Scott Today
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:55:59 GMT
    Bound and Unbound will be on view in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum from today, October 24, 2014, through March 29, 2015. Focusing on Scott's critically acclaimed fiber-wrapped, three-dimensional constructions, the exhibition features more than sixty works, including a selection of works on paper....
  • OCCUR Hosts David Glover Legacy Awards
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    OCCUR held its inaugural David E. Glover Legacy Awards this week - a benefit for the David E. Glover Education & Technology Center - on Wednesdas, Oct. 22 at Impact Hub Oakland. More than two hundred people attended the event, which honored Glover's legacy and celebrated honorees for their extraordinary work in the community....
  • Teen's case adds to debate over brain death
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:40:16 GMT
    Jahi McMath, 13, was declared brain-dead in December after her heart temporarily stopped during a tonsillectomy in Oakland, Calif. The tragedy drew national attention when the girl's mother, Nailah Winkfield, persuaded a judge in January to allow her to remove the body from the hospital, still on life support....
  • Judge sets bail at nearly $5.5 million for members of Oakland's Black Muslim Temple
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:23:29 GMT
    A judge on Thursday set a combined bail of nearly $5.5 million for seven people charged in a massive fraud scheme allegedly run out of a Black Muslim temple in Oakland. There were audible gasps in Judge Scott Patton's courtroom as he set bail for Rory Parker, 63, who claimed to be president of a private security company at the heart of the alleged scheme, at $1,035,000....
  • Laurel Book Store opening in downtown Oakland
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:49:05 GMT
    Amy Grossman, right and MJ Barnes,both staff members, set up books in the children's section at the new location of the Laurel Bookstore in downtown Oakland in the Lionel Wilson Building at 14th Street and Broadway in Oakland, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014....
  • More on the Padres' new farm director
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:52:22 GMT
    Impact, homegrown talent has escaped the Padres in recent years, especially among position players. Part of that has been scouting, an area first-year GM A.J. Preller already has begun addressing with a number of hires....
  • Civility marks race for Albany school board
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:34:09 GMT
    Four candidates are competing for three seats on the Albany Unified School District Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election. In contrast to some elections for the City Council over the years, the Board of Education election appears to be among like-minded candidates....
  • Live Review: Nas Brings Illmatic to the Fox
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:24:00 GMT
    On Tuesday night at The Fox, a sold out crowd was treated to the sights and sounds of Nas' New York. This wasn't just a concert-it was a cinematic invitation into the world that gave birth to a classic....
  • Clinicient Coaches CPTA Members to Thrive in Health Reform
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:26:00 GMT
    Clinicient Inc. , a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, today announced that its president, Jim Plymale, will co-present an education session at the 2014 California Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference with Sturdy McKee, PT, CEO at San Francisco Sport & Spine Physical Therapy....
  • 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....