The Riders Come Out at Night, co-authored by Ali Winston, reports untold stories of brutality, corruption, and attempted reform in OPD.
Staff photographers Amir Aziz and Ximena Natera discuss their craft and important images of the past year, with CatchLight’s Mabel Jimenez
From the Oakland mayor’s race, to iconic restaurant closures, to dead fish at Lake Merritt and feral cats at the Coliseum. These stories defined 2022.
The Oaklandside’s Jose Fermoso talks about the big stories in road safety and transportation in 2022.
The Oaklandside’s education equity reporter Ashley McBride reflects on the biggest storylines of the past year and looks ahead to 2023.
The Oaklandside’s Ricky Rodas reflects on a year of local stories that made big connections to world events.
Oaklandside arts & community reporter Azucena Rasilla reflects on a year that saw the city begin to reemerge from the pandemic.
Reporter Natalie Orenstein spoke about the past year of news on her beat, from rent caps to encampment sweeps.
Go behind the scenes with us on Saturday, Nov. 19, with fascinating conversations and great local food and drink.
You can’t buy favorable coverage. And you can’t write us a big check without us disclosing it. More on our nonprofit newsroom’s editorial firewall in this election and beyond.
Fermoso will continue his outstanding coverage of road safety and more as a staff reporter while DeBolt moves on to become an editor with BANG.
The Oaklandside launched a reporting internship this summer to give local journalism students hands-on experience.
Strange creatures lurking beneath Lake Merritt, secret stairs, the closures of iconic Oakland restaurants, staying safe during the pandemic, and more.
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recognized our newsroom in their investigative, commentary, and web-design categories.
Armstrong will help amplify the reporting of both The Oaklandside and Berkeleyside and ensure we are connecting with all parts of the communities we serve.
The Institute for Nonprofit News honored us with their “Game Changer” award and three honorable mentions. Our newsroom also won a LION award for “Best Coronavirus Coverage.” Here’s a look back at our stories, initiatives, and people being recognized.
The Oaklandside ran a pilot program to get feedback from a diverse group of seven longtime residents. Their insights will help guide our reporting in the coming months.
We’re launching a series exploring the history of residential buildings in Oakland—and the people who’ve lived in them. Want us to write about your home? Let us know!
Both full-time positions are based in the Bay Area and the roles involve working across Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside.
Award-winning Bay Area journalist DeBolt will report on City Hall and policing, while Fermoso joins the newsroom on a Knight-Wallace Fellowship to examine the reasons for Oakland’s unsafe streets.