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Oakland Students Promote Attendance With A Little Help From Rihanna and Marshawn Lynch

August 15, 2013 | 8:42 am

Oakland Students Promote Attendance With A Little Help From Rihanna and Marshawn Lynch

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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 […]

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February 22, 2012 | 12:04 pm

Man Taken into Custody After Oakland Elementary School Evacuated

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Oakland police took an armed suspect into custody this morning in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood. During the search, police ordered the evacuation of nearby Maxwell Park International Academy as a precaution, Oakland schools spokesman Troy Flint said. The suspect was taken into custody by 11:30 a.m., and the students began returning to class shortly after, […]

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