Several councilmembers wanted bigger cuts, and signaled future plans to reduce by up to $150 million.
La reapertura del parque cerca de Lake Merritt que estaba planeada para mediados de julio se ha retrasado por un aumento en los casos del coronavirus, pero aún tiene grandes planes.
The Lake Merritt theme park’s mid-July reopening has been delayed by a spike in coronavirus cases, but it still has big plans.
Late Tuesday evening, the City Council approved new rules on where and when unhoused people can set up encampments in the city.
For decades, these bars and shops have been support networks, too. The pandemic brings new challenges.
Homies Empowerment runs a free store in deep East Oakland to encourage community self-sufficiency.
“Crip Camp” shows how a summer camp in upstate New York galvanized a generation of activists and influenced Berkeley’s disability rights movement.
Shola Olatoye, who’s leaving the city to join an affordable housing developer, reflects on her three years on the job.
Coveted wood-fired pies from June’s Pizzas and Asian pastries and bentos at Magnolia Mini Mart are bringing hungry visitors to O2 Artisans Aggregate.
Los latinos representan más de la mitad de los casos conocidos de coronavirus en el condado de Alameda. Un residente de Oakland, Orlando Ruiz, comparte la historia de su familia.
La organización Homies Empowerment dirige una tienda gratuita para fomentar la autosuficiencia comunitaria.
MH First, a program of the Anti Police-Terror Project, offers “socially competent” support.
From East to West Oakland and Fruitvale in between, city engineers and construction workers are hard at work.
A virtual celebration October 23 will feature guest speakers and a discussion about the ‘challenges of conservation, environmentalism, and racial justice.’
It’s taken Congregation Beth Jacob three rabbis, the brainpower of multiple congregants, bits of wire, metal canisters, and the blessing of a consultant in New Jersey to finally construct its own eruv.
Even during the pandemic, parents and staff from two very different Oakland schools have made time to find common ground.
Youth organizers hope the massive student-led action will inspire other young people to safely organize, too.
Many Tibetans arrived in the East Bay in the ’90s, finding work in the food industry, including the owners of Cafe Tibet and Nomad in Berkeley.
With bars closed and parties prohibited, some Oakland DJs are turning to virtual events to keep the music going.
The Oaklandside reached out to local meteorologists and agencies to find answers.