Peralta Community College District's Only Student-Run Publication
Peralta Community College District's only student-run publication.

The Citizen

Peralta Community College District's only student-run publication.

The Citizen

Peralta Community College District's only student-run publication.

The Citizen

The state flag of California flies underneath the American flag on the west side of the Laney College campus. Behind, the Tribune Tower, which once housed Oaklands daily print newspaper, sits in the city skyline. Both California and the United States have open government laws that establish the publics right to information, but the Peralta Community College District consistently lags behind in comprehensively fulfilling requests for public information made by student journalists at The Citizen. (Photo: Li Khan/The Citizen)
We sued our district over public records and won. Here’s what we learned
Li Khan, Editor in Chief • February 22, 2024
In this monthly column, I chat with folks from the Peralta community and ask ten questions aiming to make everyone more relatable to each other. (Graphic by Randi Cross/The Citizen)
Tea with Tamara: Drew Burgess, art faculty at College of Alameda
Tamara Copes, Columnist • February 21, 2024
(Graphic: Li Khan, Desmond Meagley/The Citizen)
Peralta Board of Trustees Brief 2/13: city grant for childcare centers; BCC hires MESA director; Measure H endorsement
Facilities item tabled to January yet to appear on agenda
Ivan Saravia, Staff Writer • February 26, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees held its second regular meeting of the year Jan. 13. Topics on the meeting’s...

(Photo: Citizen Staff)
PCCD public safety director placed on leave pending resignation
Announcement comes hours after recent court hearing for battery case
Lylah Schmedel-Permanna, Managing Editor • February 14, 2024
(Photo: @tapanakorn/Canva)
Thomas hearing rescheduled due to outstanding arrest warrant
Warrant stems from Thomas' failure to appear for Sheriff’s Work Alternative Program
Lylah Schmedel-Permanna, Managing Editor • February 13, 2024
Laney’s Tower of Terror
Leo Premnath-Ray, Investigations Reporter • December 28, 2023
Tony Claar, an animation instructor at Laney College, passed away at 74. (Photo: Li Khan/The Citizen)
At annual student artwork showcase, Graphic Arts Department honors recently deceased instructor
‘Visual fiesta’ closes with a dedication to Tony Claar, animation instructor
Li Khan, Editor in Chief • January 24, 2024
Meet Peralta's student leaders
Satch Alvarez, Staff Writer • December 13, 2023
(Graphic by Li Khan/The Citizen. Photo: Feng Yu/Shutterstock)
The Citizen Investigates: PCCD Vendor High Performance Learning Environments
The construction consulting firm has ties to two past controversies at school districts in Southern California surrounding allegations of bribery and fraud.
Lylah Schmedel-Permanna and Li Khan December 12, 2023
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