What started as an Oakland Tribune journalism training program is going strong with a fresh new look.
Ashara Ekundayo is creating multi-faceted residency programs for Black artists in Oakland.
Many said they’d embrace a new local sports team, while others cited the potential economic benefits for communities surrounding the Coliseum and arena.
OUSD’s school year began in person 11 weeks ago amid lingering concerns related to the pandemic. Here’s what teachers and school leaders are experiencing, in their own words.
Tonya Shipp, an alumna of the Oakland Voices community journalism program, shares her personal ups and downs during the COVID-19 crisis.
Writers from Oakland Voices read and reviewed a batch of stories just published by the Old Oakland-based literary nonprofit.
Join us at the New Parkway on March 23 for a lively discussion with East Bay Yesterday creator Liam O’Donoghue, Oakland Voices co-director Momo Chang, and KQED correspondent and host Pendarvis Harshaw.
The Wildcat’s first-ever boys CIF state championship was a long time coming for these childhood friends.
Our recent panelists answer more audience questions from our live event.
The longtime Oakland resident is one of six people in the nation being honored with the award.
Meanwhile, City Council has expressed support for SB 673, which would establish an “Ebony Alert” for missing Black youth and women in California.
Homelessness, public safety, illegal dumping, and racial equity were among the priorities for voters we interviewed.
Voters in the sprawling East Oakland district will be choosing a new City Council member this November.
The longtime Oakland resident and Grammy-nominated artist talks about her latest project, “Dreaming in Cursive: The Girl Who Loved Sparklers.”
We spoke to a range of community members in D4 about the issues they care about most.
The family of founder Dorothy Turner Everrett is in the middle of a year’s worth of celebrations and events commemorating the East Bay restaurant, including a museum exhibit running through Sept. 24.
Two correspondents from our friends at Oakland Voices share their insights on the Breonna Taylor decision.
We’re spotlighting some of the year’s best reporting in and about Oakland, from The Oaklandside and well beyond.
The organizers, who have been occupying the school since May, also said they intend to file a lawsuit against the school district and officials.
This local ballot initiative would fund a new staff position for the commission, among other changes. Our video explainer provides the details.