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
The Class of 2020 had the end of their senior year disrupted by a deadly global pandemic, but they have proved their resilience by making[More]
What's it like to shelter-in-place with your siblings while recording an album? JAX in East Oakland tells us.
View agendas, meeting details, and videos of past and present OUSD Board meetings here. The District is required to publicly notice meetings at least 24[More]
Last Friday, in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, the Oakland Unified School District announced that all schools and child development centers would be closing[More]
At last week’s Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) school board meeting on February 26, several big topics were on the agenda: over $20 million in[More]
No Justice for Oakland Families, No Peace for Oakland School Board The concept of restorative justice, an inclusive practice that prioritizes reconciliation over retribution, is[More]
On a cloudless but cold Saturday morning, two volunteers wearing fluorescent vests kneel in front of trash receptacles on the sidewalk along East 14th Street[More]
“Forget about whatever you did. Just feel your heart.” -Kokou Soglo Katamani Every student in the room said that they would do it all again[More]
“I give them all the advice that I didn’t get.” -Michael Muscadine The weather, like the multicultural crowd, was beautiful. The music was danceable, the[More]
“We’re all different, but we all have that love for Sequoia.” -Zachary Hile At the risk of missing the start of Game 1 of the[More]