Technology

Town Hall

Tech user groups thrive because of Techlahoma Foundation

The red thread that runs through Oklahoma City’s tech community is Techlahoma. The organization promotes a growing list of computer code user groups primarily in...
Lightning Talks

OKCjs Lightning Talks anything but a dumpster fire

Oklahoma City JavaScript user’s group, or OKCjs, featured its popular Lightning Talks Tuesday with 59 people enjoying the new Techlahoma meeting room at StarSpace46. Three...
Susan Moring 1 Million Cups

OK Coders next boot camp set for January

A new, affordable code developer boot camp for Oklahoma City has just been announced by OK Coders. The boot camp begins Jan. 7, 2017 and...

Education

Steve Perry

School Choice Summit features firebrand speaker, draws protests

Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb seemed to express the essence of the school choice movement Thursday night in a closing speech at the first...
Candidates Forum for OKCPS Board

Candidates for OKCPS board talk ideas at forum

The local retail politics of school board races is more animated than usual in Oklahoma City Public Schools this year. Eleven candidates are running...
Mary Melon blur

Into 2017 – Mélon begins third year at OKCPS Foundation

Mary Mélon started her third year as the president and CEO of the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools in September. And she is upbeat...

Cultures

Anna Loarca

“Day without immigrants” strike reaches Okla City

From public protests downtown to the SW 29th street corridor of Hispanic-owned businesses and to the west side, Oklahoma City was a part of...
Silent march - History Center

MLK Day – “We have work to do!”

“We have work to do!” was a persistent theme among the African-American speakers Sunday and Monday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. But...
Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration

Leaders push unity, hard work in response to racism

Leaders opened and closed a series of Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations Sunday afternoon with the same urgent words: “We have work to do!” Oklahoma...

Government

Brecheen defends SB 694

Urban senators of both parties oppose power grab

A bill intended to stop Oklahoma cities and counties from passing ordinances against discrimination revealed a divide between rural and urban senators Monday. Senate Bill...
Streetcar Groundbreaking crowd

MAPS 3 streetcar line work begins

Tuesday a crowd larger than usual for a groundbreaking attended the start of construction for the MAPS 3 streetcar track line for Oklahoma City. Enjoying...
video

Chief to council – “The fear is real”

“The fear is real,” said Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty to the Oklahoma City Council Tuesday. His point was that some Oklahoma City residents...

Politics

Angela Basse

Payday loans called “predatory” by group seeking reform

As a pre-teen, Angela Basse saw her mother go through a hard divorce and then turn to a payday lender for help with a...
Oklahoma City Public Schools Board Meeting

City councils and school boards to be elected

Your involvement in government doesn’t get any more local than this. And Tuesday is the day for you to get involved. Oklahoma City residents will...
Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma Senate Dist 44

Shortey to address controversial “fix” at town hall Monday night

An open public forum Monday night will be about a “fix” state Senator Ralph Shortey is proposing for state questions 780 and 781 passed in...

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