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Apr 16, 2021
Oakland

Oakland teachers break barriers with Ivy League admissions

Two Oakland teachers from Latinx backgrounds have been admitted to master's programs at Columbia University and Harvard University, and the charter school community where they've been working is singing their praises. Read More

Apr 08, 2021
Oakland

Select Oakland residents gain free wi-fi through new city-sponsored program

OAKWIFI, with funding from the CARES Act, is taking steps to close the digital gap through strategic partnerships, community outreach, and by providing access to underserved communities in Oakland.  Read More

Mar 25, 2021
Oakland

Oakland’s Chinatown responds to Atlanta shootings of Asian Americans

The spa shootings in Atlanta stunned the country last week, and the Oakland Asian community is still reeling from its own traumas while also wishing to console the families of victims in Atlanta.  Read More

Mar 11, 2021
Oakland

Oakland politics: Rebuilding The Town in 2021 after COVID-19 and protests

So much happened in 2020 that cities like Oakland had to fight to survive, but 2021 is full of hope. The community needs to come together to support small and Black-owned businesses, and get back out there as soon as they're vaccinated. Read More

Aug 25, 2020
Oakland

How to support California wildfire victims

While San Francisco and Oakland are primarily experiencing the fires via unhealthy air quality, residents across the region are in dire need of support. Read More

Jun 24, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Suspect in officer slaying appears in court; Black-owned NFL team proposed; more

Here's the most recent top news in Oakland; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles. Read More

Jun 17, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Suspect in slaying of officers tied to right-wingers: feds; OAK traffic up; more

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Jun 10, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Family demands accountability in Salgado's death; Gov. visits Miss Ollie's; more

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Jun 03, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Police arrest 100 following youth march; looters from out of town: officials; more

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May 27, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: 2 hospitalized in machete attack; workers strike at Telegraph Ave McDonald's; more

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May 20, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: A’s skip Coliseum rent payment; man hit and killed by freight train; more

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May 13, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Man killed by neighbor; port projects drop in business; more

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May 06, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Man accused in 'Ghost Ship' fire freed due to virus; Matt Keough dies at 64; more

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May 04, 2020
Oakland

Protesting Oakland teachers say COVID-19 crisis has amplified students' woes

From ICE deportations to a lack of home Internet access, Oakland students are facing compounding pressures under the COVID-19 crisis, their teachers say. Read More

Apr 29, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Lack of distancing around Lake Merritt sparks complaints; drive-by wounds 1; more

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Apr 24, 2020
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From 2 UC Berkeley researchers, gallons of hand sanitizer spread to SF's most marginalized

The two scientists have started their own hand sanitizer production line, giving it all away to the unhoused, prison inmates and public housing residents. Read More

Apr 22, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Disabled woman rescued from burning building; budget crisis looms for city; more

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Apr 21, 2020
Oakland

Oakland activists build hand-washing stations for unhoused, as city’s sanitation plan falls short

Though Oakland said it would double hand-washing stations to fight COVID-19, a group of more than 100 unhoused people has been left to rely on volunteer-built stations. Read More

Apr 15, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Officials seek residents’ ‘slow streets’ opinions; man shot following crash; more

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Apr 08, 2020
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Inside Bay Area makers' rush to solve the PPE shortage

Self-organized through Facebook groups and Slack teams, an ad-hoc volunteer corps is rushing to produce needed medical supplies. Read More

Apr 08, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: No date set for start of digital learning; CHP investigates I-880 collision; more

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Apr 01, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Crowds gather for illegal sideshows: PD; groups ask OUSD to stop closures; more

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Mar 25, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: 3rd police officer tests positive for virus; Kaiser cancels downtown tower; more

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Mar 18, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Hotels to shelter homeless amid coronavirus outbreak; body found in water; more

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Mar 11, 2020
Oakland

Top Oakland news: Man found guilty of fatal BART station stabbing; cruise passengers arrive; more

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