Some Pre-K through second graders were back on OUSD campuses Tuesday, for the first time in over a year.
‘We’re your neighbors, and we’re organized.’ An Oakland tenant union rises in the pandemic
Amid a national wave in renter organizing, tenants in eight Oakland buildings organized a 13-month rent strike—and won.
State gives Oakland $20 million for homeless housing
Coronavirus relief funds will help convert a former college dorm in Rockridge and 20 single-family homes into 163 units of permanent affordable housing.
Downloaded the wrong Wordle? You helped give $50,000 to an Oakland tutoring center
Thinking it was the hit word puzzle, millions paid for an older game called “Wordle!” Its creator is paying it forward.
Recibir una vacuna contra la gripe es más importante que nunca durante la pandemia. Aquí la información donde conseguirla en Oakland
Los funcionarios de salud están fomentando las vacunas contra la gripe durante la pandemia, pero esta temporada se están vacunando menos personas.
After six decades, Gary Gwilliam is still seeking justice for plaintiffs
There may never be another trial lawyer quite like the founder of the Oakland-based firm Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli and Brewer.
All the East Bay restaurants that opened in November
New restaurants that opened in Oakland, Berkeley and beyond in November 2021.
All the East Bay restaurants that opened in January
New restaurants that opened in Oakland, Berkeley and beyond in January 2022.
The pandemic laid bare existing inequalities. Kids felt the pain.
This is how the past year felt to three high school seniors living in East Oakland’s 94603 zip code.
Clean-up and conflicting views after Friday’s massive downtown protest
Scenes from a furious gathering of 5,000 that left major destruction and confusion in its wake.
‘We’re like a little family here’: Dimond District small biz owners lean on community to persevere
We spoke to several shop owners in the neighborhood to see how they’re faring nearly one year into the pandemic.
Alameda County’s eviction moratorium will expire at the end of April
Oakland’s ban on evictions will remain for now but passions were high Tuesday as county officials rejected tenant protection policies amid a landlord protest.
Duende reopens in June; Liege closes for good
After a long, dark 10 months, Duende is preparing to reopen “I’m getting kind of stoked,” Paul Canales said. He spoke to Nosh after a month spent working on reopening his 8-year-old Uptown Oakland restaurant Duende, which he temporarily shuttered last fall after he realized “we just couldn’t make it work on takeout.” Canales said that his business, which […]
A baby baboon and bison calves greet visitors at the reopened Oakland Zoo
The zoo was in dire financial straits until visitors were allowed back last week. While it was closed, several animals were born.
‘Estábamos felices. El momento que llegó la enfermedad, se complicó las cosas.’
Un residente de East Oakland de la comunidad Mam comparte su historia sobre la supervivencia durante la pandemia.
How we’ll report on housing and homelessness
Every aspect of daily life in Oakland intersects with housing, in ways visible and unseen.
Los incendios forestales están afectando la calidad del aire en el este de la Bahía. Estos son algunos consejos para proteger su salud
La temporada de incendios forestales afecta la calidad del aire, según los expertos en clima.
La comunidad indocumentada de Oakland lucha por pagar su alquiler y sus deudas
A medida que la pandemia se prolonga, muchos inmigrantes latinos indocumentados, los cuales no pueden recibir beneficios del gobierno, se ven presionados por la situación.
East Oakland homeless residents on edge as city moves to close camp and a massive fire breaks out
An empty building burned down Friday next to an encampment the state has ordered Oakland to shutter.
Could Flex Streets be here to stay?
City policy director Warren Logan, who has overseen the outdoor dining program since its inception, speaks about its future.