Reporter Azucena Rasilla shares the backstories to some of her favorite articles of 2021.
Our photojournalist Amir Aziz selected his favorite photos that captured the spirit of Oakland this year.
In 2021, Oaklanders debated what should be built in the city to ease the housing and homelessness crises, and how to use scarce land.
The Oaklandside’s Ricky Rodas shares some of his favorite reporting moments of 2021.
2021 saw massive federal infrastructure bills passed along with new state laws that could help Oakland make its streets safer.
In 2021, a fierce debate about the role of the police, and OPD’s budget, guided City Council meetings while homicides and shootings skyrocketed.