Staff photographers Amir Aziz and Ximena Natera discuss their craft and important images of the past year, with CatchLight’s Mabel Jimenez
Tag: 2022 year in review
Year in review: Popular Oaklandside stories from 2022
From the Oakland mayor’s race, to iconic restaurant closures, to dead fish at Lake Merritt and feral cats at the Coliseum. These stories defined 2022.
Was 2022 the year Oakland got serious about making its roads safer?
The Oaklandside’s Jose Fermoso talks about the big stories in road safety and transportation in 2022.
School closures, protests, and politics: 2022 was an intense year for OUSD
The Oaklandside’s education equity reporter Ashley McBride reflects on the biggest storylines of the past year and looks ahead to 2023.
Global Oakland: a year of reporting on immigrants, small business, and lots more
The Oaklandside’s Ricky Rodas reflects on a year of local stories that made big connections to world events.
In 2022, Oakland events and social gatherings made a cautious return
Oaklandside arts & community reporter Azucena Rasilla reflects on a year that saw the city begin to reemerge from the pandemic.
Oakland’s housing and homelessness programs faced scrutiny in 2022
Reporter Natalie Orenstein spoke about the past year of news on her beat, from rent caps to encampment sweeps.