An interview with Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Anthony Smith on the improving situation for his district despite budget problems in the city and state.
Republican lawmakers have failed to override Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of a bill that would have allowed local governments to take over the operations of state parks that are set to close because of budget cuts.
Sears will be closing more than a hundred Sears and Kmart stores across the country after struggling during the holiday shopping season.
A group of angry parents has served recall notices to several board members of the Oakland Unified School District.
Apple will close its retail stores for several hours Wednesday so that employees can watch a webcast of a company-wide memorial service to celebrate the life of co-founder Steve Jobs, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Without warning, Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. have announced plans to close 65 restaurants across the country, including the immediate closure of seven Bay Area chains.
The future of California state parks remains up in the air as Governor Jerry Brown’s list of park closures has yet to be revealed.
More than 500 people showed up at the Mount Diablo School District board meeting in Concord Tuesday night in an unsuccessful attempt to stop the closure of two schools.
There are several Bay Area observances of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. There are also a number of community service projects planned.
OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) _ Concerned Oakland school officials and parents will be making their way up to Sacramento this week as they try to convince lawmakers to help them keep preschools open for the coming […]