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To mark the fire’s 30th anniversary, we produced a 30-minute podcast looking back at the historic blaze that forever changed how the East Bay looks at wildfires.
Groups like OAS, Hopalong, Cat Town, and PALS East Bay worked with foster volunteers and each other to find homes for animal companions.
Owner Nenna Joiner also owns the East Bay’s Feelmore adult shops, and hopes to bring a similar sexiness to Oakland’s bar scene
Photos and words from the opening night of Oakland’s 10th annual festival of lights.
We produced six hours of video journalism to celebrate our one-year anniversary, touching on some of Oakland’s most pressing issues.
Boathouse workers say facilities have sustained significant damage over the past month from vandalism and burglaries.
Oakland’s Redistricting Commission wants public input on 4 proposed maps that redraw council and school board districts.
In the coming months, The Oaklandside will be periodically checking in with three participants in the city’s pilot initiative, to see how an extra $500 a month is impacting their lives.
Updated: 4 Oakland officers fired for 2018 police shooting found law enforcement jobs elsewhere, records show
The news comes as Gov. Newsom signed two bills on Thursday meant to keep officers who commit serious misconduct from jumping to other agencies.
The Oakland Public Ethics Commission fined Thomas Espinosa approximately $309,000 for 47 violations, including accepting bribes.
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Project re:Fresh is the vision of Junia Kim, a former East Bay teacher who wants students to know that failure is OK.
East Bay Restaurants offering takeout or delivery
These East Bay restaurants have started curbside, no-contact pickup and in-house delivery. Find out who’s offering curbside and delivery.
Keep Oakland Alive rebrands as Nearby Bay Area, but continues to offer an alternative to Amazon.
10 local organizations will receive funds to address disparities in internet access across the city.
Partner with Oakland law firm helps whistleblowers and employees facing harassment and discrimination.
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