We’ve compiled a list of Oakland gift guides, and a few ideas of our own, to help you support neighborhood businesses in a tough year.
In the new comic book by Oakland Kids First, young superheroes take on the forces of gentrification.
The nonprofit has had success moving its creative writing programs for Black, brown, and LGBTQ young people online during shelter-in-place.
Los funcionarios de salud están fomentando las vacunas contra la gripe durante la pandemia, pero esta temporada se están vacunando menos personas.
Health officials are encouraging flu shots—especially during the COVID pandemic—but fewer people this season are being vaccinated.
Closed for eight months, the museum is completing phase one of an ambitious renovation that includes new gardens and a revamped cafe.
Incumbent councilmember Noel Gallo is still leading by a thin margin. But challengers Richard Santos Raya and Zoe Lopez-Meraz say their ranked-choice strategy might still pay off.
Our reporter reflects on what the Latinx community has lost without Fruitvale’s yearly Day of the Dead gathering.
The measure is one of four on the Oakland ballot this year. We produced an explainer video to give you the vital details.
Vehicle owners will receive one warning before getting a citation.
Zoe Lopez-Meraz y Richard Santos Rayas se están uniendo utilizando la votación por clasificación. Noel Gallo está promoviendo un distrito “limpio y seguro.”
La biblioteca de Oakland facilitará la conversación con La Clínica de La Raza, Street Level Health Project, y el buró de noticias El Tímpano.
The artist drew on his bicultural identity to put a local spin on the beloved Mexican game.
Two decades ago, a local photographer began documenting political statements placed on the iconic Oakland marquee by the theater’s owner.
Social media savvy candidates Zoe Lopez-Meraz and Richard Santos Raya are teaming up using ranked-choice voting. Noel Gallo is promoting a ‘clean and safe’ district.
Starting October 31 voters can cast their ballots in person or drive-thru and drop them off.
The science and education center is physically closed, but offering an array of virtual events. The Oaklandside will join Chabot in live-streaming a Q&A with astronomers on Oct. 16.
The two Oakland artists will co-host a virtual kickoff Sept. 26 for the park’s new digital storytelling series.
Four films made by students at the academy are being featured in this year’s virtual Fruitvale Short Film Series.
Filmmakers Michelle Grace Steinberg and Robyn Bykofsky follow the work of Oakland’s Street Level Health Project in their new documentary.