While Black Friday encourages consumerism, local second-hand shops offer an alternative place to pick up workout gear, coffee tables, or even a wedding dress, without the waste.
Mayor Libby Schaaf’s “shallow subsidy” pilot, funded by philanthropy, is intended to prevent homelessness.
From malls to shipyards to housing in the hills, Mitchell Schwarzer’s book is a sweeping history of development and power.
Some traditional homeless shelters are staying closed or at reduced capacity. Others are trying something new.
Dozens of people will soon get access to heating and privacy through the temporary program. What happens next is less clear.
Canceled last year for COVID-19 safety concerns, this year’s Point-in-Time assessment “counts more” than any before it, organizers say.
The rent control policy is part of a package of laws that could make it easier to build, and live in, new types of housing in Oakland.
Oakland’s vacant property tax is meant to encourage housing on empty lots. Is there a loophole that does the opposite?
An Adams Point triplex owner asks: Which parts of the past are worth preserving?
Young unhoused people in Oakland and surrounding cities will lead the decision-making process about how to use the federal grant.