10 local organizations will receive funds to address disparities in internet access across the city.
In the coming months, The Oaklandside will be periodically checking in with three participants in the city’s pilot initiative, to see how an extra $500 a month is impacting their lives.
Tee Tee Brown and Bryce Savoy opened Euphorium Oakland with the help of Oakland’s Cannabis Equity Program. Now they’re giving back through a nonprofit, The Black Neighborhood.
Kim McAfee opened “All Things Hemp” in 2019 and did well, but the store has fallen on hard times during the pandemic.
Reverend Harry “OG Rev” Williams talks with The Oaklandside about his urban ministering career and connecting with young people.
Staff from the Economic and Workforce Development Department are available for appointments at five Oakland libraries this fall. The initiative aims to make it easier for businesses to access city services.
BIDs are an important part of the city’s economic life and often come up in our reporting, so we wrote this explainer.
Market Daze will take place over three days at Frank Ogawa Plaza in conjunction with Hiero Day.
In addition to transportation, immigration, and housing, mental health services are needed by many fleeing the Taliban.
In anticipation of Digital Underground Day, Jimi Dright, Jr. talks about the group’s beginnings, Shock G, and what’s next.