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Oakland teachers strike ends in 11 percent salary raise

Oakland teachers strike ends in 11 percent salary raise

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff writer

March 4, 2019


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Three thousand Oakland teachers started a widespread strike which only recently ended. This strike affected a total of 86 schools in the OUSD (Oakland Unified School District), housing a total of 36,000 students. Schools were said to remain open still by the OUSD during the strike, although the District said th...

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


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The Ghost Ship has sunk. At least 36 were pronounced dead on Friday, Dec. 2 when an Oakland warehouse, named the "Ghost Ship" by residents and workers, went up in flames during an electronic dance party. According to CNN, the founder of the Ghost Ship, artist Derick Almena "received a citation in November ...

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