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North Oakland Now: March 16, 2009

on March 16, 2009


Good Monday,

The U.S. Department of Labor gave a $1.9 million grant to the new San Francisco Bay Area Clean Energy Career Project (BayCEC) last fall, which will train more than 250 students in clean energy careers such as solar installation, green marketing, and energy auditing and retrofits for homes and offices starting this summer and are free for laid-off participants.

Five teens escaped from a San Mateo County juvenile detention facility but have been put back in custody after being tracked down by a bloodhound.

Friends of former tree-sitter and Oakland resident, Tristan Anderson, who was critically injured while demonstrating in a village on the West Bank have organized their own demonstration in downtown San Francisco today as a show of solidarity.

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