Oakland - Family & Kids

Mar 01, 2021

Lake Merritt's Fairyland will reopen to the public March 19 after temporarily closing last year

Oakland’s dreamscape of bright colors and childhood nostalgia, Fairyland is set to reopen to the public on March 19 after being shuttered for over four months. Read More

Mar 25, 2020

San Francisco public school closures extended until May

The announcement extends the original planned closure date by nearly a month, as officials work to stop the spread of COVID-19. Read More

Aug 26, 2019

Madison Park Business & Art Academy headlines Oakland's most-improved public high schools

Find out which schools made the grade in reading, math and other key areas. Read More

Aug 13, 2019

Charter high schools in Oakland: What are this year's top-rated and most improved?

Find out which schools made the grade in reading, math and other key areas. Read More

Jun 26, 2018

Oakland Public Library summer lunch program feeds bodies, minds

Kids and teens can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch at six branch locations. Read More

Jun 08, 2018

Nipaki creative play space opens in Laurel district

This new indoor play area for kids 8 and under can be reserved for parties. Read More

Apr 25, 2018

Sprouts Cooking Club gets kids in the kitchen

Since its founding, nearly a thousand kids have come through Sprouts Cooking Club. Read More

Dec 28, 2017

Hoodline Highlights: Prescott Circus Theatre Students Headed To National Festival

To close out the year, we've asked contributors to select their favorite stories of 2017. Read More

Aug 24, 2017

Oakland's 8th Dual-Language School Opens In Coliseum District

If the program is successful, administrators may expand it into a high school that serves 450 students. Read More