Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, citing the racist history of zoning laws, says Oakland should allow four-plexes across the city.
Should a city department run MACRO, or should it be outsourced to a nonprofit? After weeks of heated debate, the council moves ahead.
The county has begun administering shots at shelters, ahead of the state’s schedule, but it’s a challenge to reach everyone living on the streets.
Fighting quarantine boredom, Jack Carlisle decided to hang 50 homemade swings across the city, from Jack London Square to Dimond Park.
Free online sessions offered by Oakland’s Rent Adjustment Program cover rent increases, harassment, evictions, repairs, and more.
UrbanCore says COVID-19 has thwarted its chances of starting construction on its 361-unit Lakehouse Commons apartment complex, which has drawn controversy for years.
What happens at Union Point Park could shed light on Oakland’s practices under its new encampment policy.
Oakland must use $44 million in emergency housing funds before it expires. City staff and activists say it wasn’t enough in the first place.
Residents can fill out a 10-minute survey about fires, earthquakes, and extreme weather to help the city prevent and respond to crises.
The Ellis Act is one of the few exceptions to Oakland’s eviction moratorium, and there’s concern that cases will increase in Oakland.