The shootout occurred around 6 p.m. Monday on MacArthur Boulevard and Seminary Avenue.
Oakland’s former mayor was named interim executive director at Emerge California, an incubator for women leaders in the Democratic Party.
Two months after Election Day, a school board race is still undecided. Lawsuits and a possible recount loom. The Oaklandside reconstructed how we got here.
The East Oakland native talks about his work interrupting violence before it happens, what a new mayor can and can’t do, and restoring community networks in neighborhoods wounded by gun violence.
The storytelling and podcast project, led by Chapter 510 and produced by high school students, uses oral histories and personal reflections to examine the meaning of community at one of Oakland’s oldest marketplaces.
The Oakland community college is waiving tuition for a second straight semester, with the help of COVID-relief funds.
10th-graders share their messages for Oakland’s next mayor, City Council, and school board members.
A month ago, the East Oakland hills campus saw another violent incident.
Students and staff were injured on Wednesday on the King Estates campus.
The D3 rep talks about going from activism to policy making, what’s possible at Wood Street, her role in shaping MACRO, and more.
We’ve updated our Oakland Wildfire Guide with preparation advice, evacuation guidance, and answers to your questions about air quality, power outages, and property defense.
The Oaklandside launched a reporting internship this summer to give local journalism students hands-on experience.
With the world’s eyes on Ukraine, Bay Area Tigrayans, Amharas, and other Ethiopians are fighting to be heard.
Our June 23 event features local celebrity chef Tu David Phu, Dreamer and restaurateur Reyna Maldonado, and Homies Empowerment co-founder and community activist César Cruz.
The new team, ‘Oakland Soul,’ will make its debut in 2023.
Other events include: a live reading by Harold Green III, hiking the Stream Trail at Redwood Regional, and School of the Arts Jazz Night at Yoshi’s
Oakland schools are on spring break, so we’re recommending a few outdoor activities for the family. Plus: an Oakland A’s opening day watch party, and flamenco at Duende.
The Oaklandside is launching a quarterly event series featuring lively discussions, colorful performances, and flavorful local eats. We’ll debut at the New Parkway Theater on March 24.
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recognized our newsroom in their investigative, commentary, and web-design categories.
The Institute for Nonprofit News honored us with their “Game Changer” award and three honorable mentions. Our newsroom also won a LION award for “Best Coronavirus Coverage.” Here’s a look back at our stories, initiatives, and people being recognized.