Oakland’s vacant property tax is meant to encourage housing on empty lots. Is there a loophole that does the opposite?
A new grocery store for Emeryville; Bryant Terry’s latest book drops; more Bites.
The Black Cultural Zone has operated the community hub on vacant land for more than a year. Now, the group wants to build on its vision.
Other events include Black Panther Party 55th anniversary celebrations.
Live music, crafts and a costume contest are among the treats along MacArthur Avenue on Oct. 30 — the tricks include karaoke and silent disco yoga.
To mark the fire’s 30th anniversary, we produced a 30-minute podcast looking back at the historic blaze that forever changed how the East Bay looks at wildfires.
Groups like OAS, Hopalong, Cat Town, and PALS East Bay worked with foster, volunteers and each other to find homes for animal companions.
Owner Nenna Joiner also owns the East Bay’s Feelmore adult shops, and hopes to bring a similar sexiness to Oakland’s bar scene.
Photos and words from the opening night of Oakland’s 10th annual festival of lights.
Project re:Fresh is the vision of Junia Kim, a former East Bay teacher who wants students to know that failure is OK.