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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Community to OUSD: ‘You have the opportunity … stop this whole madness’

Community to OUSD: ‘You have the opportunity … stop this whole madness’

Chanting “Whose schools? Our schools,” parents, teachers and community members erupted into protest at Wednesday’s Oakland Unified School District Board of Education meeting, prompting the b…

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Don’t be surprised if you see more rattlesnakes on East Bay trails this summer

Don’t be surprised if you see more rattlesnakes on East Bay trails this summer

Sandra Rose hikes frequently in East Bay Regional Parks and is no stranger to rattlesnakes. Last month, she saw three in one week. 

“We all heard the hiss as the snake went up the…

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