‘They did what we expected them to do, though it was hurtful’: OUSD board rejects community attempt to save schools

‘They did what we expected them to do, though it was hurtful’: OUSD board rejects community attempt to save schools

After five months of heated meetings, tensions boiled over Wednesday as the Oakland Unified School board voted decisively against a resolution brought by the community to reverse the scheduled clo…

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OUSD board appoints member of mayor’s staff to fill Gonzales’ seat

OUSD board appoints member of mayor’s staff to fill Gonzales’ seat

The Oakland Unified School District board selected Kyra Mungia, the deputy director of education for the mayor’s office, as the provisional District 6 director Wednesday.

Mungia won th…

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Oprah picks 19-year-old Oakland author’s book for her club, saying it ‘wowed’ her.

Oprah picks 19-year-old Oakland author’s book for her club, saying it ‘wowed’ her.

Leila Mottley, the 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, began writing novels when she was just 14. Now,…

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