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‘Ice City’ rapper discusses the coronavirus outbreak, releasing new music, and gentrification.
Two correspondents from our friends at Oakland Voices share their insights on the Breonna Taylor decision.
After downtown mail boxes were removed last month, local postal workers and voters are staying vigilant. Here’s how the entire process works, and how to track your ballot as it travels through the mail.
Multiple members of the City Council received campaign contributions allegedly linked to a contractor seeking a favorable legal decision and a land deal.
Caltrans closes another camp, as homeless Oaklanders file hundreds of claims against the state agency
The California Department of Transportation shut down an Oakland camp for the first time during the pandemic. Meanwhile, it may have to pay more than $1 million to homeless people in the coming months.
You don’t need insurance or payment for any of these free Oakland COVID-19 testing sites. You may need to make an appointment ahead of time.
Air pollution cancels a massive East Oakland COVID testing event. Organizers say they’ll come back stronger
The Eastmont Mall testing event represented an impressive collaboration between grassroots groups—and those partnerships aren’t going away.
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Celebrated pitmaster Matt Horn’s first brick and mortar serving Central Texas-meets-Central California-style barbecue is ready to serve takeout and diners outside. There will be lines.
East Bay restaurants open for outdoor dining
Restaurants across the East Bay are starting to reopen for al fresco dining with physical distancing measures in place. Find out what’s open.