A mudslide last week in the Claremont Hills on the Berkeley-Oakland border is the second collapse in the area since 2006. Who’s responsible for shoring up the hill?
Category: Health & Environment
14 residents evacuated from mudslides in Berkeley-Oakland Hills
Seven homes in the area of The Spiral at Middlefield Road have been evacuated, and one home has been red-tagged. Other mudslides closed roads on the Clark Kerr campus and in the Claremont Hills.
Creating a world without sexual exploitation: Leila Mottley in conversation
Mottley, author of the critically acclaimed Nightcrawling, will join Chinaka Hodge and MISSSEY in a discussion about exploitation and survival in Oakland.
Reservoirs serving Oakland, Berkeley are filling up after consistent rain
“We have been waiting for a wet season like this for years,” a water official said, but is it enough to end the drought?
Update: Which Oakland parks are open?
Bay shoreline and delta parks have reopened, but some East Bay Regional Parks remain off limits to the public.
Photos: Rains bring East Bay creeks to life
Wednesday and Thursday’s heavy rains turned the area’s rivulets into rushing waterways.
‘This is going to keep us busy’: Downed trees mean a surge of work for East Bay arborists
Deferred maintenance and trees weakened by drought fell across Oakland in the storm.
Expect two more weeks of heavy rain in Oakland, say atmospheric scientists
Climate and weather experts explain the “bomb cyclone’s” behavior, its link to global warming, and how all this rain relates to the ongoing drought.
‘It’s a cost we didn’t account for’: East Oakland business owners cope with storm impacts
We checked in with business owners and business advocates to see how their operations have been affected by the ‘bomb cyclone.’
Stay off Oakland’s roads during the ‘bomb cyclone’ if you can
Authorities and driving experts say storm conditions will be dangerous. The city and county are working on keeping roads open.
Oakland storm updates: Renters displaced by fallen tree; 4 roads closed
Flooding, power outages, blocked roads. We’ll help keep you updated on the atmospheric river’s impacts.
How to prepare for this week’s atmospheric river storm
Here’s a list of resources for Oakland residents.
A storm is expected to pummel the East Bay for the next 48 hours
A 10-day “Pineapple Express” is expected to cause flooding, debris flows, downed trees, and other hazards in Oakland.
Need to get rid of your Christmas tree or other large items? Here’s how
The city of Oakland will be hauling away old trees through Jan. 13.
Masks are required again in Oakland city buildings
Masking is an effective way to prevent the spread of COVID and other respiratory viruses.
A winter COVID surge is on the horizon for Oakland
We spoke to Alameda County Public Health Department’s Dr. Joanna Locke about testing, masking, and other advice for a safe holiday gathering.
Christmas carol protesters call on Mayor Schaaf to reinstate mask mandate at city buildings
Oakland’s masking requirement in libraries and other city buildings ended Nov. 28, but health officials say COVID and other dangerous respiratory illnesses are spiking again.
How one health center is serving Oakland’s growing Mam community
About 25% of participants in the Women, Infant and Children program at Native American Health Center in Fruitvale are Guatemalans whose primary language is Mam.
‘Vaccination fatigue?’ Fewer people in Alameda County are getting flu shots
The decrease is more pronounced in Black and Latino communities. Local health experts say a lack of education, misinformation, and general weariness are to blame.
Flood advisory for Oakland on Thursday morning
The National Weather Service and city of Oakland have tips on staying safe and dry in the rain.