After Maria González got sick, she expected a follow-up call from county health workers. Why didn’t it come?
The healthcare startup’s mouth swabs may be failing to show COVID infections, potentially leading to the spread of the virus in Oakland and Berkeley.
The high school seniors calculated how many new trees would help address the carbon impacts of the million sheets of paper their schools use each year.
Lake Merritt famously houses North America’s first official wildlife refuge. Why couldn’t “Ebony and Ivory” stay there?
Residents can schedule an appointment once a year for the city’s junk pick-up service.
A new Board of Trustees will help decide the future of Alameda County’s public hospital system while COVID-19 surges.
After seeing myself in the eyes of an unhoused boy, I decided to start cleaning up areas in West Oakland where unhoused people live. The work snowballed from there.
We asked local health providers and emergency responders how it feels to be first in line, and how Oaklanders can think about the vaccine’s safety.
After an unprecedented effort to shrink the jail population last spring, the number of people inside Santa Rita Jail is rising back to pre-pandemic levels.
Here’s who will get the first round of doses. If you’re eligible, The Oaklandside wants to hear from you.