Castlemont High School


Oakland Students Join Suit Demanding More Teaching During School

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has sued in Alameda Superior Court on behalf of students at seven schools claiming that the lack of teaching time “slowly rob[s] students of an equal education.”


Fatal Shooting

Teen Shot Dead In Front Of Oakland Home Identified As High School Basketball Player

A teenager who was fatally shot in East Oakland on Sunday night was identified by an Oakland Unified School District spokesman Tuesday as 17-year-old Castlemont High School senior Olajuwon Clayborn.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Seeking Public Input On Anti-Crime Strategy

At a town-hall meeting, the OPD said making important arrests known to the public will be a part of their community-policing strategy.


Oakland School Year Begins With Lockdowns Two Days In A Row

Criminal activity near three different Oakland schools prompted lockdowns two days in a row just as the new school starts.