The nearly 2,000 therapists will participate in a two-day ratification vote starting Tuesday evening.
Category: Health & Environment
What we know, and don’t know, about the shooting at Rudsdale High School
A month ago, the East Oakland hills campus saw another violent incident.
Shooting on school campus in East Oakland hills injures 6
Students and staff were injured on Wednesday on the King Estates campus.
Cause of last night’s Oakland hills fire: a burning truck on I-580
The third fire in three weeks on the busy highway briefly spread toward homes until it was extinguished.
Students march in Oakland against climate injustice
Opposing environmental racism and all forms of violence, the protest coincided with an international day of action.
Arson cause of Tuesday’s fire along I-580 in Oakland, officials said
Flames broke out Tuesday afternoon within a few hundred meters of where another suspicious fire damaged several homes last week.
Umoja Health Fair returns to Oakland
The nonprofit will be providing on-site health screenings, vaccinations, and health care information for underserved communities.
What you need to know about getting the omicron booster in Alameda County
Experts recommend scheduling an appointment before the fall and winter months.
Photos: 4-alarm fire on 35th Avenue damages multiple structures, displacing residents
Oakland firefighters responded to multiple vegetation fires that broke out near the I-580 on Friday afternoon.
3 big studies on East Bay’s creatures, plants and wildfire risk
A first-of-its-kind analysis looked at the health of East Bay wildlife, from bats to bobcats and salamanders to steelhead. Two major mapping projects will dive deep into vegetation and wildfire hazard.
“A literal gash in the neighborhood.” Pete Buttigieg, officials address Oakland’s streetscape disparities￼
The U.S. Transportation Secretary and Congresswoman Barbara Lee said aid for infrastructure from Washington can help alleviate inequalities.
Photos: A fountain is flowing at Lake Merritt again
Oakland naturalist Damon Tighe has been pressuring the city to move quickly on fixing both fountains, which help to provide oxygen to creatures in the lake.
Parks throughout the East Bay hills will close Sunday, Monday due to fire risk
The East Bay Regional Park District is closing 40 parks in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including in Oakland, with high temperatures forecasted this weekend.
Toilets? Cannabis grows? Rising temps? We looked into theories and history behind the Bay Area algae bloom
Questions swirl as carcasses rot at Lake Merritt and beyond. We talked to experts and explored 100 years of local fish-kills.
‘It’s the worst I’ve seen’: Lake Merritt dead fish clean-up continues ahead of heat wave
Crews have removed over 1,200 pounds of dead fish from the lake, which has been hard-hit by a massive algae bloom.
‘Am I drinking too much?’
Oakland attorney and former alcoholic Gary Gwilliam reacts to the drinking epidemic fueled by the COVID pandemic.
Traffic pollution is increasing health care costs for Oakland seniors, study finds
New research shows that seniors living near high-traffic roadways, including Oakland’s I-880 and I-580, experience more health problems.
Lake Merritt fish die-off: Can the city help? Can you? Will decimated species bounce back?
The Bay’s unprecedented and fatal algae bloom has scientists, government agencies, and others scrambling to understand the causes and long-term implications.
Fish are piling up dead around Lake Merritt
Authorities say an algae bloom associated with the die-off probably isn’t harmful to humans but are urging people and pets to stay out of the water.
Meet Stormy and Sunny, Highland Hospital’s hawks
Alameda Health System asked the public to help name the hospital’s resident red tails.