Tony Daquipa is a dad, bureaucrat, PTA Officer, photographer, hop farmer, collector of East Oakland rainwater, urban bicyclist, union thug, karaoke diva, grumpy old man, storyteller, and preserver of history.
Stories by Tony
As California's wildfires continue to rage, free air purifier program for low-income folks with asthma will be available
"Homeroom" documentary by Peter Nicks is the most hopeful in the trilogy of films focusing on Oakland's public institutions.
The Indigenous Red Market, co-sponsored by NAHC and the Intertribal Friendship House, is free to the public. Indigenous Red Market in Oakland, CA, was started[Read more]
An East Oakland school that formerly resembled a prison, according to some, now has a state-of-the-art campus.
Longtime Raiders fans feel left behind by NFL as team moves to Las Vegas.
"We will continue to work to improve crisis distance learning and organize to get the funding and resources for a safe school reopening. We have[Read more]
Oakland Voices chats with four activists who attended the "“Ed Equity or Else” National Day of Resistance against calls from the Federal government to prematurely[Read more]
OUSD needs to successfully negotiate Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with seven labor unions before school of any type can resume.
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the “George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate the Oakland Schools Police Department” last[Read more]
Oakland Voices spoke with two of the principals who want to eliminate armed police in OUSD.