Jesse Jackson Visiting Oakland Tech To Announce $15,000 In College ScholarshipsThe Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology.
Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science ProgramIntel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.
Raiders Honor Yale-Bound Oakland Teen For 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT ScoreThe Oakland Raiders opened their doors Tuesday to a young, multi-talented genius. He is not their latest draft pick, but an Ivy League-bound teenager who has taken the country by storm with his academic success.
Oakland Unified Gets Grant To Improve Student HealthOUSD is the only school district in Northern California to receive such a grant, from the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration.
Jefferson Award Winner Demystifies Physics For Oakland Students Introducing kids to "what engineers do" has been Parker Merrill's passion for over 25 years. In 1986, he and a fellow teacher started the Engineering Academy at Oakland Tech.
99-Year-Old Oakland Piano Teacher Honored In SongA man who has volunteered his time for the last 50 years to teach piano in Oakland schools received quite an honor Tuesday.