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Author Archives: The Oaklandside
Complete results: Oakland 2022 election
Ballot counting for the Oakland mayor’s race, City Council, school board, and local ballot measures was completed on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Oakland election updates: Lots of ballots still to count, but Taylor leads mayor’s race
Get the latest updates from our reporters on voting, what candidates are saying, and more.
Oakland mayor’s race: an interview with candidate Tyron Jordan
The paralegal and Army veteran wants to fund more rental and mortgage assistance and staff up the public works department to fix roads.
Oakland mayor’s race: an interview with candidate Allyssa Victory
The civil rights attorney said she will make sure Oakland builds more affordable housing, repairs busted roads, and invests in violence prevention.
Oakland mayor’s race: an interview with candidate Treva Reid
The District 7 councilmember wants to build stronger partnerships with county, state, and federal governments and with private industry to tackle Oakland’s biggest problems.
Oakland mayor’s race: an interview with candidate Sheng Thao
The District 4 councilmember said she understands the budget better than any other candidate and will invest in affordable housing and violence prevention.
Oakland mayor’s race: an interview with candidate Loren Taylor
Taylor, who is giving up his D6 Council seat to run for mayor, said he’ll continue the reimagining public safety process and establish a City Hall East.
Oakland mayor’s race: an interview with candidate Greg Hodge
The nonprofit leader and former Oakland school board president said he’d improve the culture at City Hall and help The Town heal.
Oakland 2022 election survey: tell us what issues matter most
We’re interviewing candidates for mayor, City Council, and school board. Help us ask thoughtful questions by sharing your thoughts about housing, economic development, public safety, and the other major issues facing our city.
12 months, 12 Oaklanders: Remembering a year that changed everything
An Eastmont healthcare worker, a West Oakland butcher, a Chinatown translator, and others tell the story of how interlocking crises reshaped life in our city.
Alameda County’s health officer talks COVID-19 variants, vaccines, and reopening
We hosted a live conversation with Dr. Nicholas Moss on Instagram yesterday and took questions from viewers.
Confused about vaccines and reopening plans? Join our live convo with Alameda County’s top health officer
We’ll be speaking with Dr. Nicholas Moss on Feb. 10 and asking your questions about the vaccine rollout in Oakland, reopening plans, and more.
Oakland 2020 election live updates: A rally at Frank Ogawa; ranked-choice voting early results
Our reporters were out and about all day and night Tuesday, checking in voting centers and talking to candidates after results started coming in.