As I struggled trying to figure out how to host a Zoom meeting for the first time, the two 10th graders whom I was trying to interview sent me a link to a meeting that[Read more]
Yesterday, Oakland City Council members passed an ordinance that would go into effect on February 1, 2022. It would require that everyone 12 years and older (except those medically exempt) need proof of vaccination to[Read more]
When Oakland Students Need to be Vaccinated OUSD pushed back the deadline of vaccine requirements for children aged 12 and up to February (previously, it was January). (Children must be fully vaccinated with two shots[Read more]
This article is republished from Kaiser Health News. As more indoor venues require proof of vaccination for entrance and with winter—as well as omicron, a new covid variant—looming, scientists and public health officials are debating[Read more]
The first known COVID omicron variant case has been reported in the U.S. after a traveler from South Africa arrived in San Francisco. From CNN: “The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on November[Read more]
Many of us are tired of hearing about COVID and would like to be able to see friends, travel, and gather. Some of us have already been doing that. After vaccines were introduced, there was[Read more]
The City of Oakland announced a 7 days a week free COVID vaccine and test clinic at Frank Ogawa Plaza, near City Hall. It is open 9am-5pm daily until November 30, 2021. It is a[Read more]
This article is part three of a three-part series sharing OUSD administrator and teacher perspectives to the start of in-person learning, including many lessons learned during 18 months of distance learning during COVID. (Read parts[Read more]
from kindergarten through high school, share their experiences and perceptions, from classroom to Zoom and back again.
Our correspondent Lauren Richardson has the rundown on the one-year anniversary of the Akoma Market in deep East Oakland.