Families, health and housing experts, and tenants’ attorneys say improving housing conditions is an uphill battle.
For years, East Oakland residents were told the air they breathe is safe. New data suggests that’s not actually the case.
“Crip Camp” shows how a summer camp in upstate New York galvanized a generation of activists and influenced Berkeley’s disability rights movement.
The hospital has long been considered “one of the best pediatric care centers in the nation.” Some say the university affiliation is damaging that reputation.
A new Board of Trustees will help decide the future of Alameda County’s public hospital system while COVID-19 surges.
On Tuesday, the county Board of Supervisors voted to remove all of the AHS trustees, part of a drastic move to reshape the public health system’s governance.
In a draft letter, supervisors Wilma Chan and Richard Valle blamed AHS leaders for eroding trust and damaging the hospital system’s relationships.
Hospital administrators are hiring an outside negotiator in a last ditch effort to avoid healthcare disruption during the pandemic.
In 2017, Oakland banned flavored tobacco, but a loophole allowed fruit-flavored cigars and vape products to proliferate.