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Friday, May 10, 2013

Federal Budget Cuts Hit Low Income Oakland Students Hardest

The Melrose Leadership Academy elementary school in Oakland is bracing for losing one of its 15 teachers and the services of a reading specialist next September, thanks to the U.S. Congress and its sequestration.



Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Oakland Braces for Cuts in Federal Funding for Food and Housing

WIC, the Women, Infants & Children program, is the only supplemental nutrition provider to have its federal funding cut by the sequester.



Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Planned Parenthood Opens West Oakland Clinic

After two years of planning and permits, Mar Monte Planned Parenthood has just opened a new clinic in West Oakland.



Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013

Oakland Must Wait to Drop Goldman Sachs

Oakland City Treasurer Katano Kasaine told members of the city council on Tuesday that its attempts to fire Goldman Sachs Groups, Inc. after the city's rate-swap deal with the bank soured during the recession could take months and be "very expensive."



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