Stories by Laura
The Office of African American Male Achievement will release reports in January that focus on its flagship program and hopes for future growth.
Oakland's superintendent of schools Antwan Wilson has been at the helm for six months. The midwest-raised leader credits his mother, a passion for civil rights,...
Sacred Wheel, an unpretentious cheese shop in Temescal, offers a funky menu featuring Pabst Blue Ribbon tomato soup, pickled eggs, and a Sriracha-infused sloppy Joe...
Oakland's school board meeting focused on Superintendent Antwan Wilson's strategic plan "Pathway to Excellence."
On Saturday, the African-American Male Achievement Office hosted Oakland's first GradNation event to increase graduation rates for young men of color.
The pit bull advocacy group BAD RAP celebrated its 15th anniversary. How has the climate for pit bulls changed over that time?
Oakland Unified School District welcomes three unofficial new school board directors.
As Oakland residents take to the polls on election day, one group casts their vote -- for the first time.
Measure N is a parcel tax that, if passed on Tuesday, would direct funds towards college and career preparation programs in Oakland's high schools.
California residents will vote on Proposition 47 in a week. The act would downgrade specific felonies to misdemeanors.
A photography and storytelling project shares the lives, now turned around, of 20 formerly incarcerated residents of Alameda County.
Chronic absence is down in Oakland public schools to 11%. But for students missing school, the impact on their achievement is significant.
Taking math class online, designing video games, working with NASA scientists to launch experiments in space—these are things students at the Urban Promise Academy (UPA)...
Members of the Oakland Education Association showed up en masse at Tuesday's school board meeting.
Crossing guards do more than just make sure students get to school safely.