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Tweet San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Oakland’s school board is considering putting a parcel tax on the November ballot to fund improvement in its high schools. Although it’s made progress lowering the high school drop out rate and adding more rigor to its curriculum, Oakland Unified …Oakland School District considering new parcel taxOakland Local all 2 news articles …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet Oakland: A walk in the garden from a bee’s eye viewInside Bay AreaEddie Dunbar, President and founder of the Insect Museum of California, shows a ceaonosis butterfly at the Lakeside Park Garden Center near Lake Merritt in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. Protecting native pollinators has been one of … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet Security increased at Oakland elementary school because of threatKTVU San FranciscoOAKLAND, Calif. —. School officials are taking safety precautions at an elementary school in North Oakland Friday because there has been a threat against the family of one of its students, a school spokesman said. Oakland Unified School District …North Oakland school steps up security after family of student threatenedSan Jose Mercury News all 3 news articles …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet Oakland A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson already thinking about OctoberSan Jose Mercury NewsPHOENIX — Friday was the second day of full team workouts for the A’s, but third baseman Josh Donaldson, even at this early date, can’t help but think ahead. To October. After making it to the playoffs the last two seasons and coming up short in five … and more …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet Oakland sit-in to win justiceSocialist Worker OnlineNINE PEOPLE were arrested on February 13 for refusing to leave the lobby of Oakland, Calif.’s State Building on Clay Street, where they were demanding that California Attorney General Kamala Harris prosecute killer cops. Outside the building, more than … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet One killed, four wounded in East Oakland shootings ThursdayTri-Valley HeraldOAKLAND — An 18-year-old man was fatally shot and another wounded in a Thursday afternoon gunbattle in East Oakland, one of several shootings that injured three other people in a bloody five-hour period, police said. The man who was fatally wounded …Bus shooting punctuates violent day in OaklandSan Francisco ChronicleTwo injured in East Oakland shootingKTVU San FranciscoAC Transit bus hit by gunfire in East Oaklandabc7news.comContra...

Tweet Bus shooting punctuates violent day in OaklandSan Francisco Chronicle(02-20) 18:49 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Two men opened fire near an AC Transit bus in East Oakland, but no one was hit in one of several shootings throughout the city. The bus shooting happened near 82nd and Bancroft avenues about 4:15 p.m. when two …Two injured in East Oakland shootingKTVU San FranciscoAC Transit bus hit by gunfire in East Oaklandabc7news.comFour people wounded in East Oakland shootings ThursdayContra Costa TimesSan Jose Mercury...

Tweet Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appealSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — A federal appeals court Thursday granted San Jose’s request for speedy consideration of its claim that Major League Baseball violated U.S. antitrust law by keeping the Oakland A’s from moving to the city. San Jose’s lawyers had asked the …Expedited schedule in San Jose challenge to MLB grantedabc7news.comAppeals court grants expedited schedule in San Jose challenge to MLBKTVU San Francisco all...

Tweet At city hall, Oakland can follow Berkeley’s leadSan Francisco ChronicleOne of the reasons I chose to live in Oakland instead of Berkeley was the long history of political shenanigans and guerrilla theater at Berkeley City Hall. It was the late-1990s and my thinking was, “Hey, Jerry Brown is Oakland’s mayor, the city is … …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google ...

Posted on Feb 20 2014 - 8:18pm by Zennie Abraham
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Tweet Egbert Souse’s Bar, the shooting-plagued establishment on the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Mac Arthur Blvd, and the City of Oakland’s City Attorney Barbara Parker have reached an agreement that was announced just 15 minutes ago by that office. Here’s the press release announcement: City Attorney Barbara Parker and Piedmont Avenue bar reach agreement to prevent crime & neighborhood nuisances OAKLAND, CA – The City Attorney and the Oakland Police Department have reached an agreement with the owners...

Tweet Oakland LocalOakland Mayor Jean Quan and School Board Director Anne Campbell-Washington were among the 50 people who attended. AttendanceAwards14.jpg. Click here to view photos of the Oakland Attendance Awards on Facebook. Awards for promoting positive … …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google ...

Tweet Alameda Point Explained: Taming traffic (part two)San Francisco Chronicle (blog)4-300×198 In her State of the City speech Tuesday, Mayor Marie Gilmore signaled her eagerness to start redeveloping the Alameda Naval Air Station after a 17-year wait. While the city has secured the deeds to hundreds of acres of land and cleared a slew … …read more Source: Alameda News From Google News ...

Posted on Feb 20 2014 - 7:14am by Zennie Abraham
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Tweet Extreme Biodiesel’s XTRM Cannabis Ventures stock is taking off on the heels of legalization of medical marijuana production and moves made made to build a 40-acre manufacturing plant in California. Shares of the startup’s stock closed 91 percent higher on Wednesday, and overall 180 percent higher since February 3rd. What started all of this was an amendment to the Farm Bill, and one proposed by Congressional representatives Jared Polis (D-Colorado), Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) and Rep.Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon)....

Tweet Piedmont, Montclair calendarOakland Tribune26. Free. Aurora School, 40 Dulwich Road, Oakland. 510-428-2606, www.auroraschool.org. Crabstavaganza. Zion Lutheran School’s annual fundraising crab feed, raffle, silent auction, and more featuring special guest host Joe Tuman. 5:30 p.m. March 1. …read more Source: Joe Tuman News From Google ...

Tweet NBC Bay Area (blog)At least one article, which appeared in the Guardian (U.K.) told about Oakland residents disliking techies setting up shop. In it, Oakland’s Mayor Jean Quan said the city would absorb the new residents to the city even if they were “white people from … and more …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google ...

Tweet Oakland LocalOakland has been at the forefront of progressive food service since the Black Panthers started the Free Breakfast for Children program in 1969. That history is one reason the city was chosen to host the fifth School Food FOCUS Conference this February … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet FanSidedSo who might the Oakland Raiders have on their radar for the No. 5 pick? Some pundits are voting that it will be a quarterback, while others think the Raiders will head back into the ranks of wide receivers again this year. Well, the early and …Oakland Raiders: Do’s and Don’ts in First Round of 2014 NFL DraftYahoo SportsOffseason forecast: Oakland RaidersNFL.com5 Realistic Trade Scenarios for Raiders to PursueBleacher ReportESPN (blog) –Sports Media 101 –Golden Gate Sportsall 16...

Tweet East Bay ExpressIf you are a tenant in a rent-controlled unit in Oakland, city law prohibits your landlord from raising your rent by more than the increase in cost of living each year. But there are loopholes in this law. For example, if the building owner decides to … and more …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet Oakland to pay $2 million to settle crash lawsuitSan Francisco Chronicle(02-18) 16:11 PST OAKLAND — The city of Oakland is poised to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a man who was catapulted into a glass door when he was hit by a city public works van. Wanning Qian was among several people hurt when the van ran … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

Tweet Bay Area News Group photographer robbed in West OaklandInside Bay AreaOAKLAND — A Bay Area News Group photographer was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday while on an assignment in West Oakland. The photographer was held up about 11:25 a.m. near 29th and West streets, according to police. The suspects fled the scene in a …Oakland photojournalist robbed of camerasSan Francisco Chronicle (blog) all 3 news articles …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...