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West Oakland's McClymonds High School celebrates third straight state football title  KGO-TV

Move over Dubs! Another group of Warriors were the kings of Oakland on Thursday as Mclymonds High School Football team was honored for winning their ...



McClymonds' Historic High School Basketball Team to Be Inducted  Post News Group

From the 1962 Northern California High School Invitational Basketball Tournament program. McClymonds High School Warriors basketball team photo of 1962.



Oakland's McClymonds High graduates highly accomplished class  KGO-TV

It's a graduation ceremony that defies the odds. Not only is the West Oakland school graduating all of its 62 seniors, but 97 percent of them are going to college.



97 percent of McClymonds graduating class heading to college  East Bay Times

There were times when Jamiana Akinjo wanted to drop out of school because she struggled to focus with all the distractions around her in West Oakland and felt ...



In West Oakland School That Keeps Losing Teachers, She's Stayed Almost Five Decades  KQED

McClymonds High School has a hard time keeping teachers, but LuPaulette Taylor is not going anywhere.



Rams' Marcus Peters, a MyClymonds high alumnus, 'representing Oakland' in 2019 Super Bowl  KTVU San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Few people will be rooting harder for Los Angeles Rams star cornerback Marcus Peters during Sunday's Super Bowl than the ...



The West Oakland Teacher Everyone Knows | The California Report  KQED

While some teachers don't last one semester, LuPaulette Taylor has been changing students' lives in West Oakland for nearly 50 years.



Oakland high school’s students head to college after overcoming odds  San Francisco Chronicle

Enasia Mc-Elvaine has a resume that rivals any other high school senior. Volleyball. High school debate team. Student director for the Oakland Board of ...



Oakland teachers strike for better pay, many students stay away from class  East Bay Times

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device. OAKLAND — Teachers demanding better pay started a strike Thursday that's ...



McClymonds wins 2nd consecutive state football championship  KGO-TV

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- For the second year in a row, the McClymonds High School Warriors claimed a state football title, defeating Visalia's Golden West ...



High school football playoffs: State championship matchups  The Mercury News

Saturday. Liberty (12-1) vs. Sierra Canyon-Chatsworth (12-3) in CIF Division I-A state championship game at Cerritos College in Norwalk, 8 p.m.: Two schools ...



On Her Own at 17, an Oakland Student Blossoms With Love and Support at School  KQED

Destiny Shabazz grins as she opens the door to the West Oakland home where she rents a room. But she can't show me -- a reporter -- inside. Her housemates ...



Oakland high school football star heading to college after signing with UNLV  KGO-TV

Wednesday is Signing Day for thousands of athletes across the country who are planning to attend college. For one school in West Oakland, this was a ...



Oakland principals support teachers but call for more state and local funds  EdSource

We, the undersigned principals in Oakland Unified, call upon the community and state of California to support teachers and students by increasing funding to ...



Oakland Unified School District Happenings For Wednesday, January 23rd  Oakland News Now

This Oakland Unified School District release was intended for the press, but given that the idea of media has changed, this "happenings" release is something ...



Oakland firefighters donate $4,500 to help McClymonds Warriors football players get championship rings  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — After winning back-to-back state CIF titles, the scrappy McClymonds High School Warriors football team has been feted by its hometown with a ...



Shock as Bay Area student trip to Africa suddenly canceled  SFGate

OAKLAND (BCN) An annual trip to South Africa for students in and around Oakland was canceled abruptly last month when the trip organizer announced that ...



Super Bowl LIII has Bay Area connections  KGO-TV

While the connections between both Super Bowl LIII quarterbacks and the Bay Area are well known, there are other players whose journeys included stops, ...



West Oakland community reopens high school swimming pool after years of closure  abc7news.com

In Oakland, a community got together to reopen a gem that had been lost for years.



Oakland high school football coach on leave after alleged fight with student  abc7news.com

A Hayward man who teaches and coaches football at an Oakland high school has been put on leave after video surfaced of him in an apparent violent ...



Hip-Hop Artist & Entrepreneur Suga-T Speaks Out On Sephora - Press Release  Digital Journal

Jun. 18, 2019 / PRZen / OAKLAND, Calif. -- With the recent reports regarding racial bias and profiling of customers at the Sephora beauty and cosmetics chain, ...



Under local pressure, California school districts adopt lower lead limits for water  EdSource

Two years ago, McClymonds High School in Oakland found alarmingly high lead levels in water coming from a locker room shower. Water from some ...



Betty L. Maze, 84, Receives Honorary Doctoral Degree in Theology from Global University  Post News Group

Betty Maze was awarded with an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Theology, Th.D, conferred by the Global University of Theology on March 5. “Betty is an amazing ...



Oakland A's fundraising for championship rings for local football team  USA TODAY High School Sports

The A's are trying to raise $25000 for the McClymonds football team.



Middle, high schools can’t start earlier than 8:30 a.m. under newly approved California legislation  San Francisco Chronicle

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers want to bar middle school and high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m., but the final decision on when the first bell ...



The Tentative Agreement 'big win' – 'big loss'  San Francisco Bay View

by the undersigned 170 OUSD teachers. This open letter was drafted by teachers at Oakland Technical High School, then sent out for teachers all over OUSD to ...



Oakland Unified overhauls tap water to get the lead out  East Bay Times

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Steph Curry interrupts Oakland high school practice to donate gear  SFGate

OAKLAND (BCN). Varsity basketball team members at McClymonds High School in Oakland got a surprise Saturday when Golden State Warriors' superstar ...



Broken leg leads to cancer diagnosis for Laney College football player  KGO-TV

A Laney College football player is fighting a hard battle against cancer. There are a lot of people in Oakland supporting 19-year-old Ramone Sanders after he ...



In brief: Montclair association fundraising for security cameras  East Bay Times

The Montclair Village Association (MVA) is raising money to help increase security for visitors, patrons and merchants in Montclair Village by installing security ...



Jason Kidd: ‘Flavor of Oakland’ puts point guard in basketball Hall of Fame  San Francisco Chronicle

Jason Kidd was a distinctive basketball player — a big, strong point guard who saw the court uncommonly well, made passes with striking flair and controlled ...



Update: Prosecutor Says Man Guilty Of Murder For Teen's Death  SFGate

BCN29) OAKLAND (BCN) An Alameda County prosecutor told jurors on Monday that they should find a Vallejo man guilty of first-degree murder for his role in ...



Lead contamination in water at seven Oakland schools, district officials admit poor communication  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — Tests have found lead contamination at seven Oakland elementary schools, and in the worst case, the levels were four times what is allowable ...



Murder Victims Father: That Kid Was a Good Kid All Around  Patch.com

Piedmont, CA - Two lifelong friend were shot and killed near the BART station on Monday. One had spoken out against gun violence.



Former McClymonds football player fatally shot at elementary school near San Leandro  San Jose Mercury News

SAN LEANDRO — Simply put, he was the quarterback. So said Trevion Foster's football coach at McClymonds High School in Oakland, hours after learning his ...



Oakland-Raised Former Giants Manager and Baseball Pioneer Frank Robinson Dies at 83  KQED

Robinson graduated from West Oakland's McClymonds High School and managed the San Francisco Giants from 1981-1984.



Former Oakland football star charged with robbery seeks second chance  The Mercury News

DUBLIN — Dajon Ford had steered clear of the violent West Oakland street life. At 17, he had forged a different path from his father, Isom Rodgers Jr., who was ...



Want to know what Marcus Peters is about? Spend time with his dad in Oakland  Kansas City Star

Ever wonder where Marcus Peters' passion for helping kids come from? Good luck asking him. But his father, Michael Peters, will be more than happy to tell you.



Oakland may use soda tax money for school water fountains  East Bay Times

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Oakland Unified initiative for African-American girls follows years of focus on the boys  EdSource

Ever since the Oakland Unified School District launched its African-American Male Achievement office eight years ago people have been asking, “What about ...



Oakland students embark on study abroad in South Africa  San Francisco Bay View

Oakland, Calif. – Twenty-eight Oakland students from McClymonds, Castlemont, Skyline, Oakland Tech, Emery High and Ile Omode Schools will soon travel to ...



Damian Lillard gives back to his Oakland, California, high school in a really big way  The Undefeated

After hosting a rap concert with a “HOME OF DAMIAN LILLARD” sign in the background at his Oakland High School gym, the Portland Trail Blazers star took a ...



Warriors announcer tweets mid-broadcast at critical fan  SF Gate

You're not the only one looking at Twitter during commercials breaks of Warriors games. Longtime Warriors TV analyst Jim Barnett apparently does too ...



Piedmont schools’ major construction to start in spring  East Bay Times

PIEDMONT — Students will have their graduation ceremonies at the Paramount Theater in Oakland this June, track activities will be relocated to Merritt College ...



Warriors Create Winning Ways at Oracle Arena and McClymonds High  oaklandpost.org

The Golden State Warriors (GSW) have been the darlings of the NBA for the past 3 years winning 2 of the last 3 NBA titles. Their style of play...



Opinion: Poisoning Oakland kids with lead not a budget solution  East Bay Times

Kids are back in school, and Oakland Unified is still putting them at risk of lead exposure. This has to stop now. Since the school year began, 45 Oakland schools ...



Raiders coach Jon Gruden aids 4 East Bay youth football programs  The Mercury News

By BARRY WILNER | The Associated Press. Jon Gruden is football through and through. It doesn't matter what level, what age, or where. The former and now ...



Alameda briefs: Kiwanis Club awards ‘Hope of America’ students  East Bay Times

Outstanding Alameda eighth-graders from seven local schools recently received Hope of America awards from the Alameda Kiwanis Club. Among award ...



In brief: Catch concerts, book signing, exhibit in Piedmont  East Bay Times

A musical lineup is planned at Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Ave. in Piedmont. The San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra will perform works by ...



Henry “Champ” Winston, 84, Fought the Good Fights, Kept the Faith  Post News Group

By Barbara Fluhrer. From humble beginnings in Memphis, Tennessee, Henry Calvin Winston fought his way to the top of the world of sports and entertainment ...



MLK celebration set for Jan. 21 in Antioch  East Bay Times

Antioch High School will host a #Salute to Greatness Unity celebration in honor of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King on Jan. 21 at 700 W. 18th ...



His daughter was murdered. This is why he sat down feet from her killer and forgave him.  CNN

It took more than 20 years for Donald Lacy to meet with his daughter's killer through a process called restorative justice, which brings crime survivors face-to-face ...



Study Finds Significant Reduction in Gun Homicides in Oakland Via Ceasefire Strategy  East Bay Express

Academic researchers say there's now statistical proof that Oakland's Ceasefire program is working. Yesterday, a research team led by Anthony Braga of ...



Oakland teen in need of bone marrow transplant  KGO-TV

An Oakland high school student who needs a bone marrow transplant to treat the cancer that's moved to his spine is remaining resilient while facing a health ...



AUSD Notes: Instilling ‘green’ values in Island students  East Bay Times

As cities, states and countries around the world become increasingly concerned about the global environment, we are proud to report that the Alameda Unified ...



AUSD Notes: New principals, dress code at Alameda schools  East Bay Times

Although it's hard to believe, AUSD schools open in just two-and-a-half weeks (Aug. 20)! District staff have been busy this summer — including with professional ...



Oakland Tech football player, 16, dies suddenly, principals say  KTVU San Francisco

An Oakland Tech football player died suddenly just before the weekend – he went home feeling sick, got into bed and never woke up, his family told the high ...



Oakland to halt school suspensions for willful defiance  SFGate

Mouthing off in class or failing to follow a teacher's instructions will no longer lead to suspension in Oakland schools, a ban that will be phased in and be fully in ...



In brief: Piedmont High students win top prizes in cover art contest  East Bay Times

Piedmont Unified School District Superintendent Randy Booker has announced that Piedmont High School students have earned first and third place in the East ...



Summer Olympics: One feat will always belong to an Oakland man  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — World records are set and broken, but one milestone will always belong to a kid from West Oakland. Jim Hines, the World's Fastest Man in 1968, ...



Debate over Oakland motto exposes racial divide, identity crisis  San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland's new motto, “Love Life,” sprang from good intentions: to glue the city together and counter its reputation as a murder capital. Instead, it spurred a bitter ...



How a parent’s drive to help athlete son went too far  SFGate

Under the rules, in order for a student athlete to be eligible to play in a new district, their immediate family must vacate the old home. According to a copy of a ...



A requiem for Oakland ball  The Undefeated

Miles from the Splash Brothers' court at the Oracle Arena – from the sudden and real worry surrounding the Golden State Warriors – a renowned Bay Area ...



Lead contamination found in water at 7 Oakland schools  SF Gate

Children at an Oakland elementary school have been exposed to water with lead levels four times higher than allowed under federal guidelines, test results ...



In brief: ‘Empty the Shelters’ of homeless pets May 4 in Oakland, East Bay  East Bay Times

On May 4, more than a dozen East Bay animal shelters will join forces to “Empty the Shelters.” Pet adoption fees have been reduced to $25, and the Bissell Pet ...



Cardinal Newman routs Northern Section power Sutter in home opener  SFGate

Quarterback Jackson Pavitt threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns as 11th-ranked Cardinal Newman-Santa Rosa defeated perennial Northern Section power ...



AUSD Notes: Several Alameda school events on tap through mid-November  East Bay Times

Now that the school year is in full swing, I have lots of events that will appeal to families to share. On Oct. 17, Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda is ...



Friday’s Briefing: OUSD Overspent by Millions on Admin and Consultants; Half of Bay Area Renters Are ‘Economically Burdened’  East Bay Express

Stories you shouldn't miss for Nov. 10, 2017: 1. Oakland Unified overspent its budget by tens of millions of dollars on administrators and consultants in the past ...



Report: Oakland native signs Exhibit 10 deal with Warriors  NBCSports.com

The 6-foot, 180-pound 27-year old -- who went to McClymonds High School and played his college ball at Montana...



Principal restricts access to Berkeley High because of reports that a fight might break out  Berkeleyside

BHS principal Kristin Glenchur is asking students to stay on campus for lunch and is limiting outside visitors because of rumors of a brewing brawl between kids ...



Two challenge Desley Brooks for Oakland council seat  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — Two people are challenging 16-year incumbent Desley Brooks for her District Six City Council seat in East Oakland. Brooks, who was elected in ...



EBMUD joins in new round of water testing for lead at Oakland schools  SF Gate

In an effort to protect students and allay rising concerns of parents over the discovery of alarming levels of lead contamination in plumbing fixtures at ...



Steph Curry shows up at Oakland gym, hands out free shoes to everyone  SFGate

Gym-goers at an Oakland 24-Hour Fitness must have been glad they didn't skip their workout over the weekend when a surprise guest showed up: Stephen ...



LWV interviews Piedmont council, school board candidates  East Bay Times

PIEDMONT — Four City Council and four school board candidates shared their views and answered questions at the Piedmont League of Women Voters forum ...



Two incumbents face single challenger in Pleasant Hill council race  East Bay Times

PLEASANT HILL — Council members Michael Harris and Sue Noack note Pleasant Hill isn't roiled by controversies, although that isn't to say it isn't facing ...



2018 Knowles Fellowships awarded to 15 Stanford alumni  Stanford Report

The Knowles Teacher Initiative recently announced that 15 Stanford graduates are among the 34 early-career teachers to be awarded its 2018 teaching ...



Oakland cemetery red-tags trees, irks some area residents  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — Mountain View Cemetery, through a protracted process with the city of Oakland, plans to cut down more than 100 oak trees for an expansion ...



Chicano legend Richard Bean to give show in Pittsburg  East Bay Times

Chicano rock legend Richard Bean and Sapo will present a show May 12 at the California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave. Bean formed the group Sapo afer leaving ...



Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston takes pledge to stnad up to fight bullying at Oakland Skyline High School  KGO-TV

If you've been talking about the Golden State Warriors the past few days, you're not alone. And now with everyone's attention, guard Shaun Livingston has ...



Students find high lead levels in classroom  San Francisco Chronicle

The classroom samples taken by the 20 Excel High School students came back from the lab showing high levels of lead - a dangerous metal known to cause a ...



Oakland SOL is City's First Spanish and English New Public School in 10 Years  Post News Group

It was a coincidence that Oakland's first new public school in more than a decade, called Oakland SOL, opened its doors Monday – the same day as the solar ...



Khadafy Foundation: 10 years providing support for families of homicide victims  San Jose Mercury News

On Feb. 9, 2000, Marilyn Washington Harris opened up the newspaper and read the headline: “Twins Killed.” “Those were Lorrain Taylor's sons,” Harris recalled ...



Three lucky Oakland students win Golden State Warriors tickets  KGO-TV

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Three Oakland high school students are among the lucky ones attending tonight's game thanks to Warriors star Draymond Green.



Oakland diocese school closures reflect national trend  The Mercury News

OAKLAND — The recent announcement that the Oakland diocese is closing five schools, including three in Oakland, reflects a nationwide trend as parochial ...



Husky Football Players Who Outplayed Their Rankings  247Sports

A look at 15 Husky players who have outplayed their ratings and rankings coming out of high school...



Affordable Homeownership Opportunity in Oakland Now Accepting Applications  Post News Group

From now until September 14th, families pursuing affordable homeownership are invited to submit pre-applications for brand new single-family homes in East ...



Aaron Pointer, McClymonds grad, star of major league baseball, denied MLB pension  San Francisco Bay View

by Douglas J. Gladstone. Know who Aaron Pointer is? How about Cuno Barragan? Or Dave Roberts, Wayne Cage and Bill Murphy? They are all retired persons ...



OAKLAND / Honor student slain by gunfire outside home / Dad calls 16-year-old's killing 'senseless'  San Francisco Chronicle

Greshanda Williams, 16, had just gotten her permit to drive. She was an honor student at her West Oakland high school and had hopes of becoming a writer ...



In visit to O.H. Close, governor calls importance of prison training program basic  Stockton Record

STOCKTON — Growing up in group homes in Fresno's foster care system didn't provide the most stable environment for Marquis Lowe. The young man broke ...



Celebrating Alkebulan: African love, Black joy, resistance and futures!  San Francisco Bay View

by Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma'at. 6259 AAC (February 2019 JC-PG). Ready to make national headlines following the victorious teachers' strike in ...



Prescott Circus headed to national festival  East Bay Times

Prescott Circus Theatre is taking its show on the road. Seven performers in the Oakland children's nonprofit circus program are headed to the national American ...



Photos: Deer Valley High School Class of 2018 commencement  East Bay Times

Deer Valley High's graduating class of 2018 walked onto the Wolverine Stadium field for their commencement ceremony on Thursday evening to the cheers of ...



Shop that won’t open or close irks Montclair Village  The Mercury News

OAKLAND — A Little Piece of Heaven, a children's clothing store on the much-traveled Montclair shopping district's Mountain Boulevard, is displaying upscale ...



Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley leading  East Bay Times

Click HERE if you're having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device. OAKLAND — Early results Tuesday night showed Alameda County District ...



Proposal to expand Oakland tenant relocation assistance  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — Oakland renters evicted by landlords who are moving back to their properties could be entitled to relocation payments under a proposed city ...



Here are 4 great concerts to see this holiday season in S.F. Bay Area  The Mercury News

Get tickets for Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, John Legend's Christmas concert, Blind Boys of Alabama, Adam Shulman: A Charlie Brown Christmas.



Delay drives Oakland Embarcadero bridge replacement millions over budget  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — The replacement of the Embarcadero bridge over the Lake Merritt Channel in Oakland, after being delayed for more than a year, is expected to ...



Oakland: Parks champion Anne Woodell recalled as beloved friend, mentor  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — Throughout her life, Montclair resident Anne Woodell embodied the value of community *service*. For sure, Woodell got involved in many ...



2018 Antioch Sports Legends Hall of Famers to be inducted  East Bay Times

The 2018 Legends are: Jennifer Abernathy, volleyball, Deer Valley High School (DVHS), 2002: A team and league MVP and All-Bay Valley Athletic League ...



Oakland commits $18.6 million to bridge affordable housing gap  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — With the new federal administration's promise to cut corporate taxes jeopardizing investments in affordable housing, the city has stepped in to keep ...



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