Oakland is quickly becoming a soccer town. We’ve compiled a list of restaurants and bars where anyone can enjoy the global tourney, happening July 20 – Aug. 20.
Other events include the ‘Text Me: Exploring Typography’ exhibit and a fundraiser in Fruitvale for a local street vendor.
The arts nonprofit has struggled to recover after losing most of its staff twice during the pandemic.
Bay Area rapper Mani Draper wants to empower local musicians and other creatives, and he wants the community to take part.
Other events include live jazz at Swan’s Market and the Pardee Home Museum.
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.
Drag queen Per Sia has read books to children at Oakland branches for years. She knows similar events near and far are increasingly under attack.
The city is asking for your ideas on whether and how to expand, rebuild, or relocate Oakland’s biggest public library.
The Extra Yarn author’s notable achievements include hitting the NYT bestseller list and playing Peter Pan at Children’s Fairyland as a kid.
Through camps and activities with the City of Oakland and other local organizations, kids in Oakland have a lot of opportunities this summer. We checked out several.
Movie houses have closed across the East Bay. We checked in on the New Parkway, the Piedmont Theatre, and the Grand Lake Theatre.
Xavier Tillery, Ixchel Arista, and Erin Sellers answer more audience questions from our recent live event.
Currently playing in Hayward, the soccer team has its eyes on a site in East Oakland.
Other events include ‘My Lost Barrio’ in Fruitvale and ‘Visions Towards Tomorrow’ at the African American Museum and Library exhibits.
The century-old course has been a home to PGA champions, a refuge for Black golfing pioneers, and a training ground for East Bay kids.
Other events include the Insect Discovery Lab at the Oakland Public Library, and a Citywide Peace Summit at Laney.
Sabrina Valadez-Ríos overcame hardships growing up in West Oakland. Now she does community work at Lifelong Medical Center and Freedom Community Clinic.
One baseball fan reflects on a night of ‘open revolt’ at the Coliseum, sure to go down in the annals of local sports lore.
Join us at the New Parkway on June 22 for a special evening of music and discussion with four young people making their mark on The Town.
Oakland’s 14th annual Juneteenth festival on Saturday, free East Bay parks on Sunday, and more.