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Ali Tadayon

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Oakland, CA, United States

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  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • L.A. Daily News
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  • The Daily Democrat
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • Daily Bulletin
  • The Sun
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Past articles by Ali:

Cash-strapped Bay Area school district braces for cuts in state funding

A non-profit journalism website reporting on key education issues in California and beyond. → Read More

Coronavirus Q & A: Keeping your child out of school during the coronavirus crisis; what you need to know

School districts across California are opting to close schools as a way to stem the spread of the coronavirus. But, some districts are electing to stay open and that triggers questions for parents who prefer to keep their children at home. → Read More

Oakland’s violence prevention department to finally kick off with new chief

Oakland’s new chief of Violence Prevention, a former Los Angeles anti-gang czar, plans to take a holistic approach to reducing violence in the city. → Read More

His mission: Cut Oakland’s homicide rate 80 percent in three years – The Mercury News

Oakland’s new chief of Violence Prevention, a former Los Angeles anti-gang czar, plans to take a holistic approach to reducing violence in the city. → Read More

Tech entrepreneur pays off outstanding reduced-price lunch debt at Oakland Unified

Hundreds of Oakland Unified students who receive reduced-price lunches but fell behind on their payments during the fall semester will start the new year debt-free, thanks to tech entrepreneur Payam Zamani. → Read More

Trial of man accused in fatal BART stabbing of Nia Wilson set for Jan. 6

The trial against the man accused of killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson on a BART platform last year will start Monday, January 6, after an Alameda County Superior Court judge determined he is mentally… → Read More

Berkeley neighbors try to stop youth homeless shelter from moving there

South Berkeley residents are fighting tooth and nail to stop a youth homeless shelter from opening in their neighborhood. → Read More

Pouring concrete over toxic soil where 4,000 apartments may rise is not OK, activists tell Richmond council

Richmond on Tuesday gave developers of a proposed 4,000-unit complex the blessing to undergo a cheaper and less stringent environmental cleanup of an 86-acre shoreline brownfield — a former t… → Read More

Oakland Museum of California announces $85 million improvement plan

The Oakland Museum of California, on its 50th anniversary, announced an $85 million plan to renovate and heighten its use as a public gathering place. → Read More

Oakland housing development re-approved despite criticism

Activists have maintained that Oakland should have offered the land to developers for completely affordable housing. → Read More

Oakland housing development re-approved despite criticism

Developers will have more time to shore up funds for a 360-unit, two-tower development on city-owned land in Oakland southeast of Lake Merritt despite activists' criticism that it doesn't include enough affordable housing. → Read More

Emeryville may scrap parking requirements for all new buildings to discourage car use

In an effort to encourage people to ditch their cars, Emeryville may scrap a long-standing requirement that developers provide ample off-street parking spaces for their buildings -- if any at all. → Read More

Richmond to consider giving tenants first shot at buying their buildings

Tenants in Richmond could get the first shot at buying their buildings if their landlords decide to take them off the market. → Read More

Richmond to consider giving tenants first shot at buying their buildings

Tenants in Richmond could get the first shot at buying their buildings if their landlords decide to take them off the market. → Read More

Two men killed by Amtrak train in Berkeley are identified

Two men killed Thursday night when they were hit by an Amtrak train were identified by the coroner’s office Tuesday as Jason Clary, 37, and Jupiter Ganymede Marley, 31. → Read More

Two men killed by Amtrak train in Berkeley are identified

Two men killed Thursday night when they were hit by an Amtrak train were identified by the coroner’s office Tuesday as Jason Clary, 37, and Jupiter Ganymede Marley, 31. → Read More

Oakland school board’s vote to close schools draws ire from parents, teachers

Oakland school board recently approved a Citywide Plan, which found the district could close or consolidate up to 24 of its more than 80 schools and still serve its roughly 37,000 students. Its pla… → Read More

Oakland school board’s vote to close schools draws ire from parents, teachers

Oakland school board recently approved a Citywide Plan, which found the district could close or consolidate up to 24 of its more than 80 schools and still serve its roughly 37,000 students. Its pla… → Read More

Fire concerns prompt city to destroy pallet houses

City crews on Wednesday began destroying 20 makeshift pallet-structures along San Leandro Boulevard underneath the elevated BART tracks in East Oakland, which homeless people built up and used for shelter for months. → Read More

Fire concerns prompt city to destroy pallet houses

City crews on Wednesday began destroying 20 makeshift pallet-structures along San Leandro Boulevard underneath the elevated BART tracks in East Oakland, which homeless people built up and used for … → Read More