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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 ...



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 ...



McClymonds, Laney football standout diagnosed with cancer  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — Three months ago, 19-year-old Ramone Sanders was toiling on the gridiron at Oakland's Laney College, *fresh* off a high school career that saw ...



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 ...



Oakland Unified: Lead in tap water issue taken care of  East Bay Times

In the year since Oakland Unified School District adopted its "Clean Drinking Water Policy" to address concerns over dangerous lead levels in some schools' ...



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 ...



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

This was originally published Aug. 18, 2018. On the first day of school at McClymonds High School in Oakland, Cynthia Gilbert (Ms. Cynthia to the kids) from the ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



2-time state champion McClymonds better than advertised  San Francisco Chronicle

He does it to me every year. I get off the phone with McClymonds-Oakland football coach Michael Peters every summer, thinking, “Mack is finally going to ...



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 ...



The McClymonds Football Nightmare  East Bay Express

LaVance Warren has been playing football since he was five years old. The seventeen-year-old McClymonds High School senior has been on the West Oakland ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



Meet AAMLO's New Curator  Post News Group

Members of the community were invited to meet the new chief curator of Oakland's African American Museum & Library on July 20. Bamidele Agbasegbe ...



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 ...



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

OAKLAND — In the year-and-a-half after concerns over McClymonds High School's water quality surfaced, Oakland Unified has undergone a districtwide ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



At a summer program where community comes first, STEM education thrives  EdSource

Sometimes engaging students in math and science means hands-on experiments and projects. Other times, it simply means asking how they're doing that day.



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.



How budding Oak Grove football star ended up at McClymonds  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — The young man walking through the McClymonds High hallways at the end of the school year caught the football coach's attention, his stout body ...



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 ...



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

OAKLAND — Students at 110 city schools could be assured of safe drinking water from new fountains, avoiding possible lead contamination, with money from a ...



Betty Mae Mack-Phillips, 71  Post News Group

The Mack-Jones-Phillips family mourn the loss of their loved one, Betty Mae Mack- Phillips who passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on June 21 after a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 probationer arrested as Emeryville firearm-violation suspect  The Mercury News

The officer soon learned the car's driver had no license and was on probation, and a search of the car revealed a sawed-off rifle loaded with multiple extended ...



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 ...



James M. Coleman III | Obituaries | gazettetimes.com  Corvallis Gazette Times

James Madison Coleman III, age 88, was born in Richmond, Virginia, to parents, James Madison Coleman II and Jeannette Taylor. In his younger years, Jim ...



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 ...



Guide to Oakland Public Pools  East Bay Express

Whether you're an athlete or non-swimmer, there's a pool for you.



From trafficking victim to college dean’s list: Woman’s life transformed by charter school  East Bay Times

OAKLAND — Withelma “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew spent her childhood bouncing from one foster home to another — 14 of them by the time she was 18.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 man gets 14 years for fatally shooting 2 restaurant employees  KRON4.com

A former criminal justice student who wanted to become an Oakland police officer was sentenced today to 14 years in state prison for fatally shooting two ...



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 ...



Oakland: Funeral services set for 15-year-old shooting victim  San Jose Mercury News

OAKLAND — Funeral services will be held Feb. 13 for Denzell “Bean ” Jones, the 15-year-old boy fatally shot Saturday night along with a family friend outside ...



A slogan solution to Oakland’s bloody reputation: ‘Love Life’  San Francisco Chronicle

In an effort to change Oakland's reputation as the state's murder capital, City Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney is pressing her fellow council ...



OAKLAND / Middle school under gun / Caring teachers are distressed that district may close it  San Francisco Chronicle

Raised by a single mother in Oakland, he understands the stresses they face at home. [...] he has thrown himself into his work, visiting parents, attending his ...



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 ...



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 ...



2018 Oakland Elections Candidate Positions And Policies  Oakland News Now

Oaklanders, as you decide who to vote for in this 2018 Oakland Elections Season, it's helpful to have a one-stop place where you can read each candidates ...



Teen dies in crash at Oakland funeral home  SFGate

Deshawn Thomas Rabon of Oakland and three other people were in a Toyota Solara when the driver lost control while changing lanes southbound on ...



Formerly incarcerated students return to school  Richmond Confidential

Annabell Brockhues on April 30, 2018. It was a bit cloudy, but warm, on a Saturday last June as students lined up to receive their diplomas. For four years they ...



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...



At Oakland Tech, Rev. Jackson pushes school-to-tech pipeline to Silicon Valley  San Francisco Bay View

by Kia Croom. The Rev. Jesse Jackson is continuing his discussion on Blacks in tech, but on May 27, instead of talking to tech executives, he spoke to students ...



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 ...



Oakland: Six time felon charged in woman’s fatal stabbing  San Jose Mercury News

OAKLAND — A six-time felon has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal stabbing July 3 in West Oakland of a 23-year-old woman he did not know ...



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.



Murder charges in Oakland Wingstop killings  San Francisco Chronicle

A college student who works as a security guard was charged Friday with two counts of murder for allegedly gunning down two employees of a restaurant near ...



Oakland homicide victim, 23, identified as mother of two  San Jose Mercury News

OAKLAND — Police have identified a woman found stabbed to death in a West Oakland street as the mother of two small children. Monique Robinson, 23, was ...



Delays for Paramedics Draw Criticism in Oakland  New York Times

In Oakland, first responders to violent crimes, like E.M.S. workers, must wait to enter the scene until the police arrive, prompting complaints that victims of ...



East Bay's Heat Danceline competes on Lifetime's 'Bring It!'  Berkeleyside

The Heat Danceline members, aged 9 to 17, and all from the East Bay, have been rehearsing ahead for the filming of the season finale of the TV show.



Alkebulan-African HERstory and International Women's Month Afrikans deserve Reparations! Cause, Black lives truly matter! Asé  San Francisco Bay View

by Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma'at. Baba Keith Brown, President of the Oakland Education Association, leads striking teachers, students, parents and ...



West Oakland slaying victim identified  East Bay Times

Police said the 30-year-old victim lived in another part of the city and no motive has been determined or suspects arrested.



Summit Bank invests in a culture of giving - San Francisco Business Times  San Francisco Business Times

"My job is all about taking care of our people to build a strong culture," said Summit Bank CEO Tom Duryea. "A huge part of that culture is giving back to the ...



Suspect in Virginia on-air shootings grew up in Bay Area, attended Oakland schools  San Jose Mercury News

VALLEJO — The man suspected of fatally shooting two Virginia television journalists Wednesday morning was from the Bay Area, having graduated from ...



Police say 5 arrested in raids targeting West Oakland gang  abc7news.com

A multi-agency crackdown on a violent West Oakland gang early Friday resulted in the arrest of five people and the seizure of guns, drugs and cash, police said.



Blazers’ Damian Lillard returns to Oakland High  SFGate

Blazers' Damian Lillard returns to Oakland High After the performances by famous rappers, after the jersey retirement, the man whose name adorns the far wall ...



Oakland warehouse fire: Code enforcement complaints cast wide net  The Mercury News

OAKLAND — The number of anonymous fire and code enforcement complaints in this city spiked in the two weeks following the Ghost Ship warehouse fire that ...



California school test scores: Amid gains in English and math, ethnic gap widens  The Mercury News

California students' scores in English and math rose from last year to this spring, with gains spanning gender, race, language and socioeconomic differences, ...



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 ...



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 ...



After slow start, San Francisco becomes a basketball town  San Francisco Chronicle

The first college basketball game covered by the press in San Francisco was about to begin in 1894, and there wasn't a man in sight. Overcoming protests by ...



An Oakland Diaspora: What Drives Longtime Residents to Leave?  KQED

African-American residents with deep roots in the community see more attractive housing options elsewhere, but are torn by decision to move.



College Basketball Recruiting: 20 Best High School/Prep Programs of All Time  Bleacher Report

While college may be the first stage the general public sees of an NBA player's career, there is much more behind a player's journey to the NBA...



Ron Dellums, 82, Dies; Unrelenting in Congress, He Upheld Left’s Ideals  New York Times

Arriving in Washington as an antiwar firebrand, he became a House leader as head of the Armed Services Committee and the Congressional Black Caucus.



Exclusive: Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry's foundation signs lease for Oakland office in Jack London Square - San Francisco Business Times  San Francisco Business Times

It's the second Jack London Square transaction for the two-time NBA champion and Golden State Warriors point guard. In 2014, Curry and his wife Ayesha sold ...



Oakland PD announces new program to solve cold case murders  abc7news.com

Oakland police announced a new initiative Monday aimed at helping find suspects in unsolved murder cases.



Teens cautious on streets where people get shot for no reason  San Francisco Chronicle

For young men in Oakland like Travis Barrow, the key to staying alive is making sure no one -- in the split second that it takes to pull a trigger -- mistakes you for a ...



05.05.2004 - Graduate dorm named for a woman of many firsts  UC Berkeley

By Richard Corten, Graduate Division | 05 May 2004. Ida Jackson is the holder of two Berkeley degrees and one Berkeley Citation — awarded half a century ...



Giants honor former manager Frank Robinson  San Francisco Chronicle

When Frank Robinson was introduced as the first African American manager at a news conference in Cleveland in October 1974, he had a regret. “I'm sorry ...



Record 19.6 Million Californians Registered to Vote | BlackPressUSA  Black Press USA

By Sentinel News *Service*. SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla released the final statewide Report of Registration ahead of the November 6, 2018, ...



About ABC7 Star Scholars  KGO-TV

ABC7 Star Scholars (formerly ABC7 Top Scholars) is a scholarship and television opportunity recognizing the Bay Area's top high school academic achievers.



Intel diversity chief on retaining black talent in Silicon Valley: 'You can't hire your way to' diversity  Silicon Valley Business Journal

Barbara Whye, vice president of human resources and chief diversity and inclusion officer at Intel, says tech employers like hers need to provide black workers ...



The Forefathers of Oakland Basketball  Bleacher Report

As a youth in Oakland, many of my piers and I engage in the timeless game of basketball. Intense rebounding, crazy behind the back dribbling, and no look over ...



Bay Area, NBA Legend Bill Russell Turns 80  Golden Gate Sports

Bill Russell, the man who won pretty much everything there was to win in his basketball career, celebrates his 80th birthday on Tuesday.



Malcolm X was the progenitor Panther, Bobby Seale says so  Rolling Out

In May 2016, we celebrated the anniversary of Malcolm X birthday on May 19, who would have been 91-years-old, and the 50th Anniversary of the founding of ...



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