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.
Award-winning Bay Area journalist DeBolt will report on City Hall and policing, while Fermoso joins the newsroom on a Knight-Wallace Fellowship to examine the reasons for Oakland’s unsafe streets.
The Oaklandside recorded conversations with five local organizers who’ve been directly impacted by violence to better understand why it’s happening, and what can be done to prevent it.
Nuestra sala de redacción se esfuerza por informar responsablemente y con mucho cuidado sobre la vida de aquellas personas afectadas por violencia. Queríamos compartir más sobre nuestro enfoque de esta historia.
Striving to report responsibly on the lives of people impacted by violence requires great care. We wanted to share more on our approach to this story.
We asked community members at a sunset healing circle at Liberation Park to share their feelings about the murder conviction of the Minneapolis officer who killed George Floyd.
The ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed by two journalists, including The Oaklandside’s news editor, Darwin BondGraham.
When Wayne Brooks passed away on March 19, he left with a 50-year legacy as a student and beloved educator at the North Oakland high school.
After Maria González got sick, she expected a follow-up call from county health workers. Why didn’t it come?
The online radio station will feature local news, music, and community conversations, all in the indigenous Mam language.
This month’s holiday-themed Akoma market will feature local farmers, food vendors, artists, and retailers selling their wares in a festive—and COVID-safe—environment.
The walk in East Oakland will launch a yearlong violence reduction initiative and call for a citywide truce in the wake of surging violence.
Voter registration efforts have focused on East and West Oakland, where voter turnout has been lowest.
In the coming months, we’ll be sharing the mic with more Oaklanders who have important stories about life in our city. This is how we’re planning to do it, and why.