What back-to-school has been like so far this semester
On Saturday, October 2, 2021, education activist Dirk Tillotson was killed in a home invasion robbery in Oakland. Oakland Voices alumni correspondent Iris M. Crawford, who worked with Tillotson on his Great School Voices blog,[Read more]
OUSD's School will require students over 12 years old to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Pfizer/BioNTech, the maker of one of the COVID-19 vaccines, announced that their trial on children ages 5-11 is safe and that the vaccine generated antibodies to the virus. They are expected to submit to the[Read more]
Newsom will remain California's governor.
A year ago, we spoke with Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Director of the Native American Health Center in Oakland and San Francisco as part of our public discussion forum, Oakland Voices Tonight. Last week,[Read more]
School starts next week, and the district has shared its plans for both COVID safety and supporting the mental well-being of students. In a recorded webinar, OUSD staff members share the overall plans and what[Read more]
Alameda County will have a mask mandate starting tomorrow (Tuesday, August 3, 2021). What this means is, regardless of if you’re vaccinated, you must wear a mask indoors at all public spaces. This mask mandate[Read more]
CA State Governor Gavin Newsom announced today that the state’s healthcare and state workers will need proof of COVID vaccination or weekly COVID tests. Those who are unvaccinated will also be required to wear masks[Read more]
The city is holding a special meeting tomorrow to address the new A's ballpark plans near the waterfront.