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Oakland school district approves new kitchen to create fresher meals

The school district’s recently-approved Central Kitchen, Instructional Farm and Education Center Project is an effort to improve the quality of school meals in Oakland by creating a modern facility equipped to prepare thousands of nutritious...
School board president James Harris (District 7) honors Greenleaf Elementary teacher Ann Park, who was one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2016. Photo by Katherine Rose.

Schoolboard celebrates California Teacher of the Year Award

At Wednesday’s sparsely-attended school board meeting, the board discussed the superintendent’s report, which is presented at every board meeting, and funding options for the Dr. Marcus Foster Educational Leadership Campus.

The vote is in: Victory for Kalb, Kaplan, Gallo and Parker; A1 and B1 fail

After several rounds of ranked choice balloting, Oakland and Alameda County election returns are in. In the Oakland at-large contest, after five rounds of balloting, incumbent Rebecca Kaplan secured a victory with 60.74 percent of...
Measure J infographic

Measure J, bonds for school facilities: How much would it add to tax bills?

Oakland residents will vote on November 6 whether to allow the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) to issue $475 million in bonds to repair school facilities and start new projects.

Election Day: A look at what the 3 ballot measures could mean for Oakland

There still is time to vote in the City of Oakland’s special mail ballot election. Voting ends tonight for three ballot measures – two of which are intended to help the city balance its budget,...