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Troubled Oakland school padded enrollment, district finds

by Will Evans, California Watch A controversial West Oakland private school, now reportedly drawing FBI scrutiny, has padded its roster sheets with public school students, according to an Oakland Unified...
Charlos Stewart Jr., 12, told the school board about being robbed while asking for donations for St. Andrew.
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Oakland Unified board orders investigation of church school

by Will Evans,  California Watch Oakland's school board has ordered a formal investigation of a church school, a school board member confirmed today, following a meeting last night where angry parents of...
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Touring Oakland’s Toxic Legacy

By Ali WinstonCalifornia Watch West Oakland is a neighborhood of glaring contradictions.Glistening new condos line one street, around the corner from boarded up Victorian houses and storefront...