For years, locals have delighted in spotting ‘albino’ raccoons around the lake. This year, one mother is raising three leucistic kits.
In backyards and along sidewalk strips locals are tending plants that boost ecosystems, save water, and green communities.
The federal grant will allow the city and local nonprofits to green neighborhoods, clean air, combat heat, and build community.
E-bikes could provide greater access and are already in use in many places. But some are worried about their impact on other trail users.
The 28th annual event includes numerous opportunities for locals to volunteer, build community, and restore the environment.
State wildlife officials want the public’s observations of marine creatures during the harmful algae bloom.
With rumors of a new potentially restrictive policy on addressing queer and trans students at school, students are feeling concern and stress ahead of the upcoming school year.
The East Bay’s growing safe streets movement now has a champion in West Oakland.
The Diocese, which oversees Catholic churches and institutions in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, faces hundreds of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by clergy.
Seventy years ago, civic boosters like Frank Ogawa gifted hundreds of the cotton-candy flowered trees to Oakland. Today, just a few remain.
Stewards of Oakland’s wildlife refuge are fundraising to create oxygenated refuges where fish can escape harmful algae blooms.
The Oaklandside’s parent nonprofit organization is looking for a thoughtful and innovative events leader to build and connect with the communities we serve through live events.
Highland Hospital staff and wildlife ecologists are hoping Stormy and Sunny will raise chicks again this spring.
The group lost 600 native seedlings when vandals caused $8,000 in damages. But volunteers say they will replant and rebuild.
Campbell showed bicyclists how to organize to make streets safer for everyone. And he made advocacy fun.
Set your alarm clocks for 2 a.m. Tuesday and head to an open field if you can. The next total lunar eclipse won’t be until 2025.
New research shows that seniors living near high-traffic roadways, including Oakland’s I-880 and I-580, experience more health problems.
The Bay’s unprecedented and fatal algae bloom has scientists, government agencies, and others scrambling to understand the causes and long-term implications.
Newcomers find community in Oakland but are often pushed out due to the high cost of living
Anabo was killed Wednesday in front of his restaurant. His sister has launched a GoFundMe to support his child.