How Oakland’s hometown soccer team overcame a slow start and internal strife to build a team with purpose.
The Roots logo is almost synonymous with the city of Oakland itself. Here’s how that happened.
Professional sports teams have used and abandoned Oakland. Could the Oakland Roots be different?
From the hills to Lake Merritt, the city is home to beautiful parklands. But who gets to enjoy them is determined by long-standing racial and class divides.
Big real estate projects don’t always benefit locals. Community benefits agreements, like the one being negotiated for the Waterfront Ballpark project, are meant to address this problem.
Major League Baseball and the Oakland A’s say the team will consider leaving the city if it doesn’t get a waterfront stadium. Here’s what to keep an eye on next.
The city has to decide whether to build the A’s proposed stadium in West Oakland. There’s far more at stake than just baseball.
And what we’ll lose when it’s gone.