From the Vietnam War to Boko Haram, Oakland has made official statements about foreign policy and human rights for decades.
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Affordable HOusing guide
Lists and resources that explain low-income housing requirements and walk you through how to apply for affordable housing in Oakland.
We often hear from residents eager to find an inexpensive, safe place to live in the East Bay. We published a resource guide to help.
Hundreds of speakers weighed in on the hotly debated council resolution during nearly five hours of comments Monday night.
Palestinian solidarity activists have pressed local governments to support a ceasefire. Israel’s supporters want city leaders to condemn Hamas.
LeRonne Armstrong hasn’t given up his desire to return to OPD. In the meantime, he’s found a place to mentor Oakland youth.
New DVP Chief Dr. Holly Joshi is a nationally-recognized expert who worked for over a decade for the Oakland Police Department.
Enjoy coffee with hints of cardamom, ginger and cinnamon or teas mixed with nutmeg, cloves and cream as late as midnight at these new East Bay spots.
Oakland’s dangerous roadways
An investigative series looking into traffic and pedestrian safety in our city. Read more.
A longtime educator, Lerma will join the board at a time when district officials are faced with balancing the budget and stabilizing enrollment.
Tensions are running high within OUSD. Some say taking a stand is urgent, while others worry about community members feeling alienated.
District 5’s new rep on the school board will provide a pivotal vote on issues like school closures, the budget, and enrollment.
The plan to establish a new Pioneer League team is rooted in fans’ frustration with the MLB, but also a desire for a new kind of professional sports.
The Uptown renters and landlord will hash it out at a hearing Monday with the city, which has found habitability violations at the property.
Alameda County hopes to build wildlife crossings across I-580, I-680, and State Route 84.
Nina Schnall has been fighting ovarian cancer since 2020 and says there should be more conversation around the deadliest reproductive disease.
The “harm-reduction vending machine” at the Oakland hospital provides basic supplies and connects patients to substance-use treatment.
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