OUSD cuts attendance positions, despite nationwide ‘crisis’ in absenteeism

OUSD cuts attendance positions, despite nationwide ‘crisis’ in absenteeism

Oakland Unified started the school year this week without its five network attendance liaisons, whose sole job was to keep kids coming to school, even as the district struggles to get a handle on …

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Oakland wants to give voters money to make campaign contributions

Oakland wants to give voters money to make campaign contributions

Oakland voters will be asked on the Nov. 8 ballot if they want the city to give each of them $100 in campaign vouchers that could be donated to the candidates of their choice.

The progr…

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Addressing ‘a never-ending flow of potholes that sort of keep reappearing’ on Oakland’s streets

Addressing ‘a never-ending flow of potholes that sort of keep reappearing’ on Oakland’s streets

Driving in Oakland can sometimes feel like a video game, swerving around potholes to avoid a flat tire or damage to the undercarriage of your car. Potholes have become one of the few apolitical is…

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