Alameda County Grand Jury Receives Statewide Excellence in Reporting Award

Sacramento, Calif., November 3, 2019. The California Grand Jurors’ Association has granted one of two annual Grand Jury Reporting Awards to the 2017-18 Alameda County Grand Jury for its report "Oakland's $860 Million Crisis: Unfunded Retiree Healthcare. [Click on the report title to access]

[Alameda County] 4 Oakland schools to merge into 2; angering some but saving district $3M over 5 years

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Four schools will merge into two in Oakland, angering some parents but saving the district more than $3 million over the next five years.

Kaiser Elementary School, which has less than 300 students, and the School of Language dual immersion middle school will close at the end of the school year, the Oakland school board decided Wednesday.