A surprise announcement from the governor puts a hold on a $1 billion statewide grant, including $24 million for Oakland shelters.
The City Council voted to explore an “enhanced infrastructure financing district,” or EIFD, but it’s just the first step.
The Accessory Dwelling Unit Loan Program is accepting applications from East Oakland and West Oakland homeowners.
“We R Here” started as an experiment and ended as a revealing 55-minute portrait.
A Kanye comment lands a candidate in hot water. Astonishing spending from unions and coal terminal developers. And more twists and turns.
Here’s what you need to know about Oakland measures Q, U, and V.
The volunteer-run collective is scrambling to raise $900,000 by December to hang onto the grassroots venue and meeting site.
And at another tense meeting, the City Council voted to pursue new shelter sites for affected residents, but most are far-off prospects.
The next mayor faces a crisis of thousands of people living without permanent housing and a mandate to build thousands of new apartments.
These residents long to follow in their parents’ and grandparents’ footsteps, but are priced out of homeownership in the neighborhoods where they were raised.
Councilmember Carroll Fife called the need for space to house Wood Street residents “an emergency.” City staff say there are legal and environmental issues with her request.
A federal judge is expected to issue a decision soon about the legality of pandemic eviction bans meant to prevent homelessness.
Nikki Fortunato Bas and Harold Lowe share their approaches to public safety, housing, and business in Chinatown, San Antonio, and Grand Lake.
Despite spending $69 million over three years, the city failed to sufficiently track contractors’ work, an audit found.
Shola Olatoye, who’s leaving the city to join an affordable housing developer, reflects on her three years on the job.
The proposed agreement between the city and the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust involves a woodsy five-acre section of Joaquin Miller Park.
Community members in Chinatown, Grand Lake, San Antonio, and Eastlake shared their priorities ahead of the November election.
A fringe candidate, angry at being excluded from an upcoming forum at a Jewish temple, emailed antisemitic messages to local reporters and public figures.
Questions swirl as carcasses rot at Lake Merritt and beyond. We talked to experts and explored 100 years of local fish-kills.
It’s a victory for Victory, but the other candidates are still disqualified because of the city’s communication error.