This week’s news from around the Bay Area in photos.
Mourners attended a a mass in Spanish for the 13-year-old, killed by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy last week.
Coverage on the protest over the Andy Lopez shooting in Santa Rosa.
Community searches for answers in the wake of two recent killings, the first there this year.
A review of some of this week’s top stories, told in pictures.
Oakland’s African-American male students have a disappointing high school graduation rate, their efforts often dragged down by poverty, crime and too many absences. More than half of African-American boys now in middle school are at risk of dropping out of high school. Oakland Unified is fighting back with something school districts usually leave to community […]
About the same number of African American boys graduate from Oakland public high schools college-ready as get shot dead. That’s from “Even Odds,” a three-part series appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle that documents efforts to address the daunting challenges faced by African American males in Oakland. KQED is providing additional coverage of this issue […]
School is cool! That’s the message from Oakland Unified School District as millions of children head back to school this week and next. In a new YouTube video remix, students from Oakland middle and elementary schools bust a move to Rihanna’s “Please Don’t Stop the Music” to promote the importance of school attendance. Titled “I’m […]