The city is cutting the Department of Violence Prevention’s budget by $4.4 million to help address a historic deficit. We followed a violence interrupter to see what could be lost.
Through camps and activities with the City of Oakland and other local organizations, kids in Oakland have a lot of opportunities this summer. We checked out several.
Six birds, including Deauville, a pied crow, were set loose after a tree fell during last week’s windstorm and damaged the park’s African Savanna aviary.
At a community theater group called Teatro Jornalero, Ricardo Lopez found belonging and an outlet to share his story of heartache and loss.
Local women-led efforts are filling a void in care, as new data reveals most maternal deaths are preventable.
About 25% of participants in the Women, Infant and Children program at Native American Health Center in Fruitvale are Guatemalans whose primary language is Mam.
Since 2008, the job of tree planting and maintenance has fallen mostly on residents. But the city’s ‘urban forest master plan’ offers some hope.
The organization on Lakeshore Avenue began hosting the events as a way to support the LGBTQ community during the pandemic.