Oakland School Burckhalter Elementary “Burckhalter Bucks”Effort Works – Here’s Why

Burckhalter Elementary Holds Students Accountable for Adhering to School’s Core Values, Rewarding Good Behavior with “Burckhalter Bucks”Effort Reflects Important Work at Schools Across DistrictOakland – As any parent knows, getting … Read More

Oakland Schools News: 21st Annual OUSD Celebration Of Latino Academic Excellence Thursday, March 25

21st Annual OUSD Celebration of Latino Academic Excellence: “Our Beautiful Struggle / Nuestra Hermosa Lucha” Set for Thursday, March 25 Oakland – The OUSD Office of Equity Latino Student Achievement … Read More

Oakland OUSD Nutrition Services Team Surpasses 10,000,000 Student Meals

Oakland OUSD Nutrition Services Team Surpasses 10,000,000 Student Meals in Supporting Student Health & Well-Being, Plus Nearly 3,000,000 Pounds of Food from ACCFB Team Receives Assist from Alameda County Dental … Read More

Oakland Must Establish MACRO Immediately Says The Worker Agency

Oakland Must Establish MACRO—an Alternative to Leading with Police for Mental Health Crises Response—Immediately Oakland residents, labor and elected officials are calling on the City Of Oakland to immediately implement … Read More

OUSD And Friends Of The Oakland Public School Libraries Create Digital Library

OUSD and “Friends of the Oakland Public School Libraries” Create Digital Library for All Oakland Students Oakland – United For Success Academy 8th grader, Brenda C., uses Sora, an app … Read More

Port of Oakland Cargo Volume Decline Due To Crowded Ports

Oakland – Containerized cargo volume declined at the Port of Oakland in January, the result of spreading supply chain congestion. The Port said today that import volume dropped 11.9 percent … Read More

City of Oakland Launches Free Employment Training Platform to Help Job Seekers Enhance Skills

Oakland – The City of Oakland’s Workforce Development Board is launching a free, online skills training platform offered by Metrix Learning. Taking courses can help Oaklanders improve a wide variety … Read More

Sondra Aguilera OUSD Chief Academic Officer On Zoom-Bombing During Literacy Summit

Dear Oakland Unified Community, Tonight, I need to address an incident that happened in our Early Literacy Summit and Family Workshop this afternoon. It was a large meeting held via … Read More

Port Of Oakland Video On CMA CGM’s Direct Asia Service Shows Oakland’s Import Cargo Potential

Port of Oakland video signals change in Port’s future CMA CGM’s direct Asia service shows Oakland’s import cargo potential Oakland – Port of Oakland says its business model is changing … Read More

Port Of Oakland To Welcome CMA CGM’s First Ship Linking China And Oakland Today At 11 AM

Oakland – The Port of Oakland will welcome CMA CGM’s first call Asia service today, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. This is the first time in more than ten years that … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Nutrition Services Transitions To Mostly Home Delivery

Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Nutrition Services Transitions from On-Site Grab and Go Model, to Mostly Home Delivery, Making Food Access Even Easier for Students and Families Oakland – For … Read More

Oakland’s New Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong’s Swearing In Ceremony At McClymonds High School

McClymonds High School Serves as Backdrop for City of Oakland’s Swearing in Ceremony for new Police Chief, LeRonne Armstrong, McClymonds Alumnus Oakland, CA — A sunny Monday morning at McClymonds … Read More

OUSD And Oakland Athletic League Open School Fields To Sports Conditioning For Student Athletes

OUSD and the Oakland Athletic League Open School Fields to Sports Conditioning for Middle and High School Student/Athletes Oakland – Almost eleven months after all OUSD schools closed to students, … Read More

Danny Wan: Port Of Oakland’s Executive Director Plans For Economic Growth, Healthy Community

Danny Wan cites 2020 impacts and kicks off 2021 planning process at State of the Port Oakland, CA – February 3, 2021: Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan began … Read More

Oakland Public Education Fund And OUSD Provide Millions In Cash Assistance, Food, Computers

Oakland Public Education Fund and OUSD Provide Millions in Cash Assistance, Food, and Computers to Oakland Families; Team Embarks on Additional Fundraising Effort for Families in Need Oakland – Thanks … Read More

Oakland Announces Participation in the National Memorial to Lives Lost to COVID-19

The First Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial to Lives Lost is Part of The Inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris Oakland – Today, Mayor Libby … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Students and Staff In Homeroom Documentary Movie

OUSD Students and Staff Featured in New Documentary Homeroom Heading to 2021 Sundance Film Festival This Month Oakland – Starting in 2019, a documentary film crew worked in OUSD watching … Read More

Oakland OUSD Board of Education Welcomes Four New Directors With Inauguration On Monday Morning, January 4 2021

Oakland – The Oakland Unified School District Board of Education will take part in the regular City of Oakland Inauguration and Organizational Meeting of the Board on Monday morning, January … Read More

OUSD, Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation, Salesforce, Revolution Foods To Deliver Food Boxes This Morning

OUSD Partners with Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation, Salesforce, and Revolution Foods to Deliver Holiday Food and Family Literacy Boxes to Students and their Families Oakland – December 28,2020: 1800 families … Read More

Soul, The Pixar Movie Starring Jamie Foxx, Got Oakland Edna Brewer Middle School Students Help

Current and Former Edna Brewer Middle School Musicians Make Guest Appearance in New Pixar/Disney Movie, Soul Oakland, CA – Many musicians dream of performing on the biggest stages possible, and … Read More

Port of Oakland Board Extends Project Labor Agreement 5 Years

Port partners with Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County Oakland – December 24, 2020: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners have extended the Port’s landmark project labor agreement … Read More

City Of Oakland To Cut Salaries Due To COVID-19 Pandemic-Caused $62 Million Shortfall

Oakland – On Thursday, Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Administrator Ed Reiskin shared with City of Oakland employees the stark financial reality the City faces due to extreme revenue losses … Read More

City of Oakland Opens Clifton Hall In Rockridge To Unsheltered Seniors, Begins Moving in Families

Oakland – The City of Oakland is now the official proud owner of Clifton Hall Dormitory in the amenity rich, transit-friendly Rockridge neighborhood. The 63-unit, unoccupied building will provide deeply … Read More

OUSD Distributes Technology To Teachers and District Site Staff For Pandemic; Distribution Event Today

OUSD Distributes Technology To Teachers and District Site Staff to Help them get Through Pandemic; Distribution Event Happens Friday, Today Oakland – As distance learning will continue in Oakland Unified … Read More

UC Berkeley 2020 Nobel Prize Winners Jennifer Doudna, Reinhard Genzel To Get Awards Virtually

UC Berkeley recipients of the Noble Prize will not be receiving the awards from the King as usual. Berkeley (The Berkeley Post) – The King of Sweden, for the first … Read More

City of Oakland Faces Possible $62M Budget Shortfall

Oakland, CA – The Oakland City Council’s Finance & Management Committee will hear a report from City staff this Monday afternoon that contains a stark warning: without timely action to … Read More

Oakland Westlake Middle School Students Set To Officially Become Published Authors, Today

Westlake Middle School Students Set to Officially Become Published Authors at Thursday Evening Book Release Celebration with Help of Chapter 510 and the Dept. of Make Believe Oakland — Thursday, … Read More

Rise in COVID-19 Cases Causes City of Oakland To Suspend Indoor Recreation Programs

City of Oakland outdoor youth programming, senior programs, homeless services and library sidewalk service continue without change Oakland, CA – Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases (10,733 current … Read More

Oakland City Council To Consider Ban On Natural Gas In New Buildings

City Councilmember Dan Kalb and Mayor Libby Schaaf Introduce Legislation to Improve Public Health, Enhance Safety and Reduce Carbon Emissions by Requiring New Construction to Be All-Electric UPDATE: Oakland City … Read More

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