Oakland Lacrosse Club, Oakland Athletic League, OUSD Partner For Girls Lacrosse League

Oakland Lacrosse Club, Oakland Athletic League, and OUSD Partner to Build an Eight-School Varsity Girls Lacrosse League Oakland – The Oakland Lacrosse Club, the Oakland Athletic League, and OUSD are … Read More

City Auditor, Courtney Ruby: Oakland Homeless Encampments Cost City Of Oakland $12.6 Million

AUDIT REVEALS CITY OF OAKLAND INCURRED COSTS OF $12.6 MILLION IN THE LAST TWO FISCAL YEARS, MOSTLY UNBUDGETED, TO MANAGE THE CITY’S EXPLOSIVE GROWTH IN HOMELESS ENCAMPMENTS The City of … Read More

City of Oakland To Implement Safety Measures At Lake Merritt Starting This Weekend

Traffic safety measures, parking restrictions, improved sanitation, and a dedicated vendor area aim to reduce crowding, potential spread of COVID-19, and traffic hazards, while ensuring emergency access. Oakland, CA – … Read More

Statement By President Biden On International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination

One of the core values and beliefs that should bring us together as Americans is standing against hate and racism, even as we acknowledge that systemic racism and white supremacy … 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 Schools News: OUSD And Oakland Education Association Reach Tentative Agreement

OUSD and the Oakland Education Association Reach Tentative Agreement to Bring Students and Teachers back to Campus Starting March 30 Oakland, CA — The Oakland Unified School District and the … 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 Zoo Backs New Initiative Aimed at Ending Zoonotic Disease Threats

The “Reduce the Risk” initiative links human and animal health as key to pandemic prevention Oakland, CA – January 13, 2021 – Zoonotic diseases are a threat to human and … Read More

Oakland OUSD Teachers And Principals Show Commitment To Support Families In Great Need

OUSD Teachers and Principals Renew Their Commitment to Support Families in Great Need; Virtual Press Conference Announcing New Campaign Set for Wednesday Morning Oakland – Educators in Oakland Unified School … 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

OUSD’s Multimedia Program, Youth Beat, To Host “Fast Forward” Fundraiser Thursday Evening

OUSD’s Multimedia Program, Youth Beat, to Host “Fast Forward”, the Annual Celebration & Fundraiser for the District’s Aspiring Filmmakers on Thursday Evening; Virtual Event is Free to Public, But Reservations … Read More

Limited Stay-At-Home Order For Purple Tier Counties By Alameda County Health Care Services Agency

The Alameda County Health Care Services Agency issued a press release on the State of California “limited Stay at Home Order” last week. Here’s the full press release as sent … Read More

Mayor Schaaf Announces New Affordable Housing Pilot to Recruit, Retain Teachers in Oakland

Oakland – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, OUSD Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammel, and non-profit Community Development Finance announced an innovative new pilot program that will provide affordable housing options for teachers and … Read More

City of Oakland Planning & Building Department New App To Schedule Building Inspections

New App Makes It Easier to Schedule Building Inspections Oakland – The City of Oakland’s Planning & Building Department launched a new application called, Oakland Building Inspection Request, making it … Read More

OUSD News: OAL Oakland Athletic League 1st Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament Today

Oakland Athletic League (OAL) to Host First Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament for Middle School Sports on Thursday, Celebrating 80th Anniversary of the OAL Oakland, CA – (Sorry, but OUSD only … Read More

College of Alameda Vice President Honored for Free Food Program During Covid-19

Dr. Tina Vasconcellos, Vice President of Student Services at College of Alameda, was honored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee for her leadership in feeding students and community members during the COVID-19 … Read More

Oakland Schools Open For Voting: OUSD Says Ten District-Run Schools, One Charter School on Halloween – Nov 3rd

OUSD Reports Polling Locations Open at Ten District-Run Schools and One Charter School in OUSD on Halloween, and Will Open Daily Through November 3; Voters Can Drop off Their Ballots … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Board of Education Votes to Adopt Climate Emergency Action Resolution

OUSD Board of Education Votes to Adopt Climate Emergency Action Resolution Oakland – On Wednesday, October 28, the OUSD Board of Education took bold action in declaring a climate emergency … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Celebrates New Central Kitchen That Can Make 35,000 Meals Per Day

OUSD Celebrates Unique New Central Kitchen with Capacity to Create 35,000 Meals Per Day, and Serve as Farm and Educational Facility Oakland – During a year in which Oakland Unified … Read More

Oakland OUSD Girls Meet Thursday for Online Pre-Halloween Event “Spooky Science Night”

Girls from Across OUSD Set to Come Together on Thursday for an Online Pre-Halloween Science Event Called Spooky Science Night Oakland, CA — Scientific Adventures for Girls, Chabot Space & … Read More

Oakland Unified School District Thanks Voters for Measure J, Which Funded Facilities Projects

Oakland Unified School District OUSD Highlights Numerous Major Facilities Projects and Thanks Voters for Approving Measure J Which Funded the Projects Oakland – Over the past month, OUSD has been … Read More

City Of Oakland, Youth Speaks Inc. Offer Digital Workshops For Oakland’s Cultural Community

Oakland – The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in State of California CARES Act funding. Through the Oakland CARES Arts Technical Assistance Fund, $193,000 has been allocated to provide … Read More

Zoom Launches End-to-End Encryption for Free and Paid Users Globally

New Encryption Feature in Technical Preview Offers Increased Privacy and Security for Your Zoom Sessions San Jose – Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced its new end-to-end encryption … Read More

OUSD to Update Public On $133 Million Project To Upgrade Fremont High School Wednesday

OUSD to Update Public on Massive $133 Million Project to Upgrade Fremont High School in News Conference on Wednesday Oakland – OUSD is holding a news conference on Wednesday, October … Read More

OUSD Provides Eleven Oakland Schools As Polling Locations For November 3 2020 Election

Oakland – With the November 3 election now just 15 days away, people across Oakland are already casting their votes for everything from ballot measures to political offices all the … Read More

Oakland Police Commission Adopts a New Use of Force Policy

Oakland – Over the last week the Oakland Police Commission made two bold policy actions to keep Oaklanders safe. The Oakland Police Commission unanimously approved a new use of force … Read More

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, the Congresswoman discussed the disturbing disparate impact of the COVID-19 health and economic … Read More

Oakland McClymonds High Campus Deemed Safe For Students And Staff To Occupy

Eight Months After Discovery of TCE Under the McClymonds High Campus, the School has been Deemed Safe for Students and Staff to Occupy Oakland – Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) … Read More

Port of Oakland Reports Best September For Import Volume In Its History

From Press Release: Port of Oakland has best September ever for import volume Imports up 10.6 percent, exports up 5 percent compared to Sept. 2019 Oakland – October 14, 2020: … Read More

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