Big enrollment drop: OUSD starts school year with 600 fewer students

Big enrollment drop: OUSD starts school year with 600 fewer students

For the fifth consecutive school year, enrollment is down in the Oakland Unified School District, the administration told the school board at its meeting Wednesday. 

Though students…

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For some Laney College students, Biden’s debt forgiveness plan brings a fresh start

For some Laney College students, Biden’s debt forgiveness plan brings a fresh start

The first thing Milan Merchant did when he heard all of his student loans would be forgiven was take his mom and younger brothers out to Olive Garden for bottomless breadsticks to celebrate.

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VIDEO: Celebrating the nation’s oldest continuous puppet theater, a Fairyland tradition

VIDEO: Celebrating the nation’s oldest continuous puppet theater, a Fairyland tradition

Fairyland’s Storybook Puppet Theater at Lake Merritt held its 65th annual Puppet Fair Weekend at the end of August, inviting children to discover what is said to be the oldest continuously opera…

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