Angela Hume’s ‘Deep Care’ shows how local activists took abortion care and defense into their own hands, and offers lessons for a post-Roe nation.
Oakland residents want Shell to clean up its former gas station at College and Claremont. Will the county hold the oil company accountable?
The arts nonprofit has struggled to recover after losing most of its staff twice during the pandemic.
Oakland Animal Services is worried about overcrowding—and the need to euthanize—when the eviction moratorium ends this month. Helping might be easier than you think.
The new publisher, Black Lawrence Press, will also debut 10 new books that Nomadic—long a home for Bay Area poets and other creative writers—planned to release before it had to shut down.
Alameda County’s COVID-19 mask mandate has expired but these local healthcare providers are still requiring everyone to wear them.
Officials say a less-strict masking policy, including at clinics, is appropriate as COVID outcomes improve. But some worry it will put high-risk populations in harm’s way.
The Oakland nonprofit closed its doors for good on Wednesday. For many involved, it wasn’t just a book publisher—it was a family.
At a county auction, the same buyer purchased three abandoned lots. But it turned out two had long-standing residents.
Amid a national wave in renter organizing, tenants in eight Oakland buildings organized a 13-month rent strike—and won.
Attendees of an outdoor concert lit fires and destroyed property. Local groups have worked to repair the damage.
Nuestra sala de redacción se esfuerza por informar responsablemente y con mucho cuidado sobre la vida de aquellas personas afectadas por violencia. Queríamos compartir más sobre nuestro enfoque de esta historia.
Striving to report responsibly on the lives of people impacted by violence requires great care. We wanted to share more on our approach to this story.
With the support of unionized longshore workers, Bay Area activists prevented an Israeli-operated cargo ship from unloading.
Este artículo fue traducido por Azucena Rasilla. Read in English. Nota del editor: lea más sobre como reportamos esta historia. Si fuera un domingo cualquiera, Mario González se habría levantado temprano para ayudar a su hermano menor Efraín de 23 años, que tiene autismo, a bañarse y prepararse para el día. Luego, Mario habría omelets con […]
A video of the Oakland resident’s death is all most people know of him. His friends and family remember him as a caretaker, mentor, and role model.
The city classifies RVs and trailers parked in yards as “blight.”
In “SorrowLand Oracle,” the Oakland artist unflinchingly addresses the harms of racism, capitalism, and the “eternal battleground” of social change.
Ex-workers allege that the Depot’s management used the pandemic as an excuse to purge them. Management says they had no choice.
If a union forms at Amazon’s San Leandro distribution center, where many Oakland residents work, it would be the first of its kind in the nation.