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Oakland’s dangerous roadways

An investigative series looking into traffic and pedestrian safety in our city. Read more.

We produced six hours of video journalism to celebrate our one-year anniversary, touching on some of Oakland’s most pressing issues.
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Built on a foundation of listening

From a listening session we held in downtown Oakland in spring 2020. Credit: CB Smith-Dahl

How do we build an outlet for local journalism that is rooted in, representative of, and responsive to communities in a city as diverse, complex, and powerful as Oakland?

Hundreds of Oaklanders told us what they want from local journalism. Here’s what we learned.