An Ode to Our Doty Road Bridge 5

An Ode to Our Doty Road Bridge By Kevin Heffernan The current Doty Road Bridge has no soul and offers nothing to augment our wonderful memories. Made of the latest technology of steel girders wrapped in concrete, it is unable to recall Oakland’s glory days or even to inspire new […]

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. By Erik Larson. New York: Random House, 2015. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald With his typically methodical gathering and organizing of details from the daily lives of passengers and crew members—and from the fated ship-preying hunt of U-boat commander, Walther Schwieger,—and from […]

Board of Ed Election and Budget Vote TODAY

The Oakland Board of Education Election and Budget Vote is today, April 21st. Polls open from 2pm-9pm. The Candidates for the 2 open seats are (in alphabetical order) Robert Akovity Lisa Cooper Francesco Spinella Vivian King The Budget Proposition is: Resolved, that there should be raised for General Finds $27,074,293 […]