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This week in Oakland: Driveway Follies at the Kon-Tiki, author Jasmine Guillory at Sweet July

Fall is officially here—even if the weather continues to fool us with summer-like temperatures—and Halloween is around the corner. So we’ll be highlighting spooky happenings around town beginning this week. Have an event that you’d like to promote on our calendar? You can use the self-submission form anytime by clicking on our homepage’s “Events” tab.…



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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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.