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California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) has authored a bill to grant professional cheerleaders minimum wage and overtime compensation.

California considers a new law for cheerleader pay, in wake of three suits against Oakland Raiders

A state bill to grant professional cheerleaders a minimum wage, workers’ benefits and overtime compensation, sponsored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, has passed the Assembly and is now in the state Senate for a vote. Among...
Yoga instructor Rebecca Adams leads members of the OHS basketball team through a series of poses and stretches in her weekly class.

Yoga classes help Oakland High School athletes improve physical and mental health

When Rebecca Adams started teaching yoga and mindfulness at Oakland High School last year, it was as a weekly class for the staff, funded by a Staff Wellness grant from the Oakland Unified School District.

NFL stars give scholarship to Oakland gunshot victim

On Thursday Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Josh Johnson gave a $500 scholarship to Oakland gunshot victim Gerald Williams, a former Castlemont High School student who will be studying...