The vice president, born in Oakland, gave $20,000 to the childcare organization BANANAS.
Why isn’t Alameda County moving more quickly? Is mass testing on the way? The mayor, city staff, and county health experts provided some more clarity.
Tonya Shipp, an alumna of the Oakland Voices community journalism program, shares her personal ups and downs during the COVID-19 crisis.
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept California, fentanyl overdoses increased and access to sterile syringes dwindled. Alejandra del Pinal’s harm-reduction group was one of a few to respond.
After years of opposition and lawsuits, Cal has succeeded in cutting down eucalyptus trees near campus.
John Jones III—father, community advocate, childhood victim and past committer of violence—on why the surge is “not occurring in a vacuum.”
After Maria González got sick, she expected a follow-up call from county health workers. Why didn’t it come?
The healthcare startup’s mouth swabs may be failing to show COVID infections, potentially leading to the spread of the virus in Oakland and Berkeley.
The high school seniors calculated how many new trees would help address the carbon impacts of the million sheets of paper their schools use each year.
Lake Merritt famously houses North America’s first official wildlife refuge. Why couldn’t “Ebony and Ivory” stay there?
A new Board of Trustees will help decide the future of Alameda County’s public hospital system while COVID-19 surges.
After seeing myself in the eyes of an unhoused boy, I decided to start cleaning up areas in West Oakland where unhoused people live. The work snowballed from there.
We asked local health providers and emergency responders how it feels to be first in line, and how Oaklanders can think about the vaccine’s safety.
After an unprecedented effort to shrink the jail population last spring, the number of people inside Santa Rita Jail is rising back to pre-pandemic levels.
Here’s who will get the first round of doses. If you’re eligible, The Oaklandside wants to hear from you.
The Oaklandside analyzed daily and annual pollution in Oakland from wildfires and other sources since 2010.
The new guidelines prohibit gatherings with people outside of your household through Jan. 4.
Alameda County, which is in the Bay Area region of the new guidelines, currently has about 30% ICU capacity.
With coronavirus cases on the rise, The Oaklandside is sharing more stories of how Oaklanders are impacted by the disease.
Oakland Ballet Company founder Ronn Guidi nearly lost his home after a neighbor’s generator exploded during a PG&E blackout intended to prevent fires.