Following the Aug. 9 fire, advocates say the metal recycler needs to make big changes.
COVID cases are rising in Alameda County and the rest of California. Here’s what to know about the latest variant, symptoms and what to do if you get infected.
We’ve updated our Oakland Wildfire Guide with preparation advice, evacuation guidance, and answers to your questions about air quality, power outages, and property defense.
Asian Health Services is pioneering the practice of getting patients to open up—and not just for a fluoride rinse.
The Measure HH advisory board wants 60% of the sugary drink tax to go to community groups, but the mayor and council are using most of the money for city-run programs.
Fire crews worked Wednesday evening to put out flames in a pile of scrap metal near the Port of Oakland.
The city is cutting the Department of Violence Prevention’s budget by $4.4 million to help address a historic deficit. We followed a violence interrupter to see what could be lost.
The family of the former Berkeley mayor and longtime Oakland resident alleges that a Florida-based company is responsible for injuries that led to his death.
State wildlife officials want the public’s observations of marine creatures during the harmful algae bloom.
Oakland residents want Shell to clean up its former gas station at College and Claremont. Will the county hold the oil company accountable?
Streaks of the tea-colored algae were first reported at the Berkeley Marina.
Local environmental groups say a plan to add 16 new passenger gates will fuel Earth’s climate emergency.
These small urban farms across the city are making fresh produce more accessible and teaching Oaklanders how to grow their own food.
Oakland is taking an extra look at some recycling, trash, and compost bins. Your bin could be next.
In a heated meeting with the Oakland Diocese, parents at St. Joseph’s urged school leaders not to pursue repressive guidance on gender and sexuality.
Advocates say the span will link key East Bay population centers and reduce car traffic. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and costs too much at $200 million.
The utility giant is burying thousands of miles of power lines—but not in Oakland.
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.
Harmful new policies are targeting LGBTQ+ students across the country. Students, parents, and staff at St. Joseph’s and other local Catholic schools fear they could be next.
The Friends of Joaquin Miller Park group wants Oakland to trim invasive, dead, and hazardous trees to prevent a massive firestorm.