Staff photographers Amir Aziz and Ximena Natera discuss their craft and important images of the past year, with CatchLight’s Mabel Jimenez
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.
The Oaklandside’s Jose Fermoso talks about the big stories in road safety and transportation in 2022.
The Oaklandside’s education equity reporter Ashley McBride reflects on the biggest storylines of the past year and looks ahead to 2023.
The Oaklandside’s Ricky Rodas reflects on a year of local stories that made big connections to world events.
Oaklandside arts & community reporter Azucena Rasilla reflects on a year that saw the city begin to reemerge from the pandemic.
Reporter Natalie Orenstein spoke about the past year of news on her beat, from rent caps to encampment sweeps.