The massive child nutrition effort relied on hundreds of volunteers, donations, and hiring dozens of out-of-work parents.
Laney and Merritt in Oakland are among the California colleges being hit hard by financial-aid scammers. Such cases have increased during the pandemic.
The Sojourner Truth program previously served a couple hundred students with flexible schedules and in-person instruction. It’s been replaced by Zoom schooling for over a thousand.
For years, East Oakland residents were told the air they breathe is safe. New data suggests that’s not actually the case.
Pandemic boredom, longtime skating advocates, TikTok and more caused a resurgence in popularity for quad skates this year.
At the first school board meeting of the academic year, community members reacted angrily to a discussion about the superintendent’s pay, and complained about the district’s distance learning program.
Un residente de East Oakland de la comunidad Mam comparte su historia sobre la supervivencia durante la pandemia.
Every aspect of daily life in Oakland intersects with housing, in ways visible and unseen.
Plans to close or consolidate schools could be approved in September as part of OUSD’s Citywide Plan.
The zoo was in dire financial straits until visitors were allowed back last week. While it was closed, several animals were born.
Los funcionarios de salud están fomentando las vacunas contra la gripe durante la pandemia, pero esta temporada se están vacunando menos personas.
Verdese Carter and Lincoln Square are each getting $8 million in state funds for new landscaping, playgrounds, lighting, and more.
After last month’s hit Zoom performance of ‘Lean on Me,’ the symphony was ready to play again.
The OUSD board also granted Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell a three-month sabbatical and interviewed candidates for the District 6 seat this week.
The city currently taxes small shops at the same rate as big corporations. Several councilmembers want to change that.
As of today, police have investigated 133 killings while residents and city leaders mourn.
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La temporada de incendios forestales afecta la calidad del aire, según los expertos en clima.
Tips and local resources for those who experience a death in the family from Oaklandside reporter Azucena Rasilla who lost her grandmother last month.
Some Pre-K through second graders were back on OUSD campuses Tuesday, for the first time in over a year.