Too many Oakland children struggle to breathe. We spoke with community members fighting the problem from different angles.
We asked UCSF’s Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo how Oakland can stay safe in the face of the latest COVID-19 variant.
Symptoms among the vaccinated are mostly mild. But hospitalizations are increasing and officials fear hospitals could be stressed in the coming weeks due to omicron.
The city of Oakland will be hauling away old trees through Jan. 14.
Now face coverings will be required in offices, gyms and houses of worship.
Doctors say Bay Area cases are rising quickly due to the omicron and delta variants, but this time, residents have added protection from vaccines and boosters, masks and social distancing.
The city would get 60% of the $24 million lawsuit settlement under a deal headed for final approval this week.
Caltrans and the local air quality district plan to study the impacts the 70-year-old ban has had on East Oakland.
The fish are returning to East Bay streams for the first time in decades, and some are winding up in the unlikeliest of places.
The National Weather Service issued the warning for much of the Bay Area, starting Monday at 4 p.m.
Fireplaces and fire pits are the largest sources of unhealthy pollution in the winter. Here are the rules and recommendations around burning wood and sparing the air.
UCSF leaders say they’ve invested in the Oakland hospital, but local officials joined workers during a town hall meeting to express concern about the 2014 merger’s impact on Oakland patients.
The city and county are tussling over who should get what portion of a lead paint lawsuit settlement, and how it should be used.
OakDOT was created in 2016 with money and a mandate to make the city’s roadways safer. We sat down with the agency’s director to better understand its current priorities and challenges.
From the hills to Lake Merritt, the city is home to beautiful parklands. But who gets to enjoy them is determined by long-standing racial and class divides.
We decided to take a look at the history of camera enforcement and other possible solutions.
Where you can get a booster vaccine dose in Oakland, and what the experience was like.
Heading into the holidays with rising COVID-19 case numbers, here’s how children can get vaccinated.
Every year, cars destroy a handful of small businesses, upending shop owner’s lives and revealing street safety issues.
Children ages 5 to 11 are now approved to get Pfizer’s vaccine.