Metal factories and big rigs on I-880 are local issues young environmentalists are learning about—and campaigning against.
In our new series, we’re talking to people like Itzel Diaz-Romo, who watched several members of her family contract COVID-19, about how they decided to get the shot and how they got an appointment.
Years in the making, the Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland could fundamentally change how the city responds to mental health calls and other crises.
COVID-19 upended Oakland’s nursing schools, disrupting training for a field that can’t afford to wait.
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.
Winter shorebirds are wrapping up their seasonal visit to the East Bay. Here’s a guide to viewing them before they’re gone.
In “Still I Rise,” three women take a deep look at the root causes of child exploitation.
As the state rethinks how it helps the most vulnerable get vaccinated, Oakland organizations and residents have ideas about what it would take to make this program more equitable and effective.
Through group care led by, for, and with Black people, BElovedBIRTH Black Centering is working to undo racial disparities in birthing outcomes.
The report describes how building and operating the A’s ballpark complex could impact Oakland’s environment. The public has 45 days to comment.