A queer couple who own a bright blue live-work space in East Oakland were delighted to learn about its past as The Jubilee.
Starting in July, landlords of rent-controlled properties can raise rents by 6.7%, because of inflation.
At a City Council hearing, young people told harrowing and triumphant personal stories and asked for more resources.
Community and environmental advocates still have concerns about the proposed 222-unit Golden West complex.
Applications are currently closed for the city’s rent relief program, due to high demand.
The property at Broadway and Pleasant Valley Avenue has sat vacant for years, as development has filled in the rest of the intersection.
The main causes of death were overdoses and medical conditions, many “preventable.”
News about California’s eviction and rent relief programs has caused some confusion for local tenants and landlords.
The county is required to auction off tax-delinquent properties. But the Coyote Bush Collective wants to preserve their garden site in West Oakland.
The Wood Street encampment fire destroyed six vehicles and displaced five people.
Details from 72 years ago are available for the first time, and paint a clearer picture of life in Alameda County and beyond.
A family buys a charming Tudor house in a moment of immense transition.
Dewey Academy, the OUSD school next to Lakeview Village, sent a letter to the city demanding changes.
The Clay Street Garage closed in 2016. Two city councilmembers say there’s a better—if costly—use for the site.
Amid a national wave in renter organizing, tenants in eight Oakland buildings organized a 13-month rent strike—and won.
Nobody was injured but five people were displaced, said the Oakland Fire Department.
Daniel Cooper will be the third person to lead the city’s overall response to the homelessness crisis.
The transitional housing program has been unusually successful, but the city is struggling to find funding to keep it open.
Mayor Libby Schaaf is backing a proposal to overhaul mental health care in California, but some call it coercion.
Several Oakland property owners have joined a broader effort to end eviction bans by filing a lawsuit.