We’re off for the summer — see you in September!
on June 5, 2015
Oakland North is a project of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and now that it’s summer, our students are on break to work internships at other publications. We’ll be back to train a new class of student reporters in early September.
If you’ve found us over the summer, here are a few highlights from the coverage done by the 2014-15 Oakland North news crew:
A world of hope: Treating international patients with rare diseases at Children’s Hospital Oakland by Melina Tupa
Balancing life as a roller derby girl by Nicole West
Protesters campaign against the use of solitary confinement in California prisons by Gabriel Sanchez
In East Oakland, a couple offers two-parent, 24-hour day care by Tom Goulding and Hannah Lawson
For NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert winners Fantastic Negrito, the journey began in Oakland by Melina Tupa
City Horse: An uphill journey by Noelia Gonzalez, Nicole West and Yngrid Fuentes
Lack of benefits and work continuity weighs heavily on temporary part-time city workers by Gabriela Arvizu
Made in Oakland: Four stories of a maker city in four objects by Alissa Greenberg, Lena Dakessian, Jacqueline Ipp and Alicia Vargas
Billy Beane: The math, money and mastermind behind the Oakland A’s “Moneyball” success by Juan Martinez
Hip Hop therapy moves into its second generation, as survivors become mentors by Deana Mitchell
Two cultures–Mexican and Vietnamese– come together in one Oakland kitchen by Justin Whiteman
The Buddha of Oakland by Deana Mitchell
MLK parklet becomes the seed for a neighborhood’s dreams by Jacqueline Ipp
Life on the trail: A day campaigning with Oakland’s mayoral candidates by Joshua Escobar, Alissa Greenberg, Sasha Lekach and Justin Whiteman
On the money: How much Oakland’s mayoral candidates have spent and raised by Molly Pierce and Nigel Manuel
Registrar’s map gives nuanced glimpse into Oakland mayoral results by Joshua Escobar and Alissa Greenberg
Oakland reacts to Ferguson grand jury decision by Deana Mitchell, James Pace-Cornsilk and Alyssa Jeong Perry
Peaceful Tuesday night Ferguson support march erupts into vandalism in the Temescal area by Joshua Escobar, Alissa Greenberg, Molly Pierce and Brett Murphy
Oakland protesters respond to decision not to indict in Eric Garner’s death by Brett Murphy and Tom Goulding
OUSD study finds link between lack of Internet, computer access and poverty level by Melina Tupa
Friends and family gather to remember shooting victim Isaiah Sudan: “The violence needs to stop” by Gina Pollack
Six months in, new schools head Antwan Wilson is pushing his “roadmap” for a challenged district by Laura Klivans
Animal advocates debate a “No Kill” policy for Oakland Animal Services by Molly Pierce
Mobile asthma clinic provides free treatment for kids by Chloe Shi
Teens turn tech skills learned from nonprofit into a first job by Melina Tupa
Oakland Day of the Dead altars shed light on political issues by Gabriela Arvizu
Oakland goes six weeks without a murder, the longest stretch in 15 years by Molly Pierce
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Thanks for reading, and we’ll see you back here in September!
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Where else will get our news about the goats providing fire control in the Oakland Hills, if the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley takes the summer off?