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School Closures

School closure protests at an Oakland School Board meeting. (CBS)

Parents Arrested During Emotional Oakland School Board Meeting

Some Oakland parents angry the school district wants to lease some of the elementary schools slated for closure were arrested after a tense school board meeting went into recess.

03/29/2012

Melrose Elementary School in Oakland (School website)

Oakland Puts Brakes On Plan To Close Schools

Oakland Unified School District officials said they are on better financial footing, but not out of the woods yet.

03/11/2012

Waves crash against a seawall as people make their way along the Embarcadero in San Francisco during stormy weather. (AP Photo)

Powerful Storm Slams Bay Area; Flood Causes Evacuations

The month’s most powerful storm slammed the Bay Area on Thursday, flooding roadways, knocking out power to thousands and triggering evacuations due to an overflowing river.

CBS San Francisco–03/24/2011