The owners of the pop-up, Samar Nassar and Raul Jacobo, cook healthy meals for residents at Operation HomeBase, a trailer park community.
Ex-workers allege that the Depot’s management used the pandemic as an excuse to purge them. Management says they had no choice.
DeSanto performed frequently in West Oakland during the neighborhood’s heyday as a nightclub and music hotspot in the 1950s and 60s. Now she is being given the prestigious Arhoolie Award.
The OUSD board also granted Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell a three-month sabbatical and interviewed candidates for the District 6 seat this week.
I’m here to report on the “shakers and makers” that make the Town thrive.
The case could be the first foreclosure eviction in Alameda County during the pandemic.
Operating as a food truck with an outdoor seating area, Camchilao offers an exciting menu of Cambodian, Chinese and Lao cuisine.
The vice president, born in Oakland, gave $20,000 to the childcare organization BANANAS.
February is full of online programming for OUSD students, staff, and parents to celebrate African American history and culture.
A computer programmer who served 21 years in San Quentin and a prisoner support collective are creating a re-entry home to empower formerly incarcerated people.
It’s been a long road for the Youth Spirit Artworks project, which could house 22 homeless youth starting in the fall.
Two weeks before the end of the school year, nearly 1,400 OUSD students still need a device at home, and about 3,400 still don’t have internet access.
Before the pandemic, just 12% of low-income students in Oakland had a computer or reliable internet at home. Going into the fall, 98% now have them, according to Oakland Undivided.
Hardly anyone came to Oakland’s emergency centers over the past weekend. Did the city act fast enough to set them up and spread the word?
Laney and Merritt in Oakland are among the California colleges being hit hard by financial-aid scammers. Such cases have increased during the pandemic.
Along with her firm, Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer, Jayme Walker is championing justice and advocating for greater compassion in the legal sector.
The popular outdoor gathering in Fruitvale is happening again in-person, on the first Sunday of every month.
Tips and local resources for those who experience a death in the family from Oaklandside reporter Azucena Rasilla who lost her grandmother last month.
Customers and local employees are begging for help. The Oaklandside investigated.
Metal factories and big rigs on I-880 are local issues young environmentalists are learning about—and campaigning against.