Residents say lengthy delays in USPS service have slowed the delivery of medicine, financial records, and voting materials.
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The challenges, and joys, of operating an East Bay home restaurant
Alameda county’s MEHKO permits are intended to allow home restaurant owners like Purpose & Hope’s Nancy Chang to build a business, but their restrictive nature makes it hard to stay afloat.
A new guaranteed income program will support former foster youth in Alameda County
A program designed by former foster youth will give young adults a $1,000 monthly stipend for 2 years.
Fruitvale students tested their soil and found lead contamination. Now they’re campaigning to fix it
The Oakland middle-schoolers found lead levels of more than twice the limit recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency at their campus and in their neighborhood.
Meet the two candidates running for Alameda County superintendent
Incumbent L.K. Monroe and challenger Alysse Castro spoke to The Oaklandside about school funding, COVID recovery, and the financial challenges facing OUSD.
Alameda County is facing its largest COVID surge yet
Symptoms among the vaccinated are mostly mild. But hospitalizations are increasing and officials fear hospitals could be stressed in the coming weeks due to omicron.
Omicron prompts Alameda County and Berkeley health officials to require masks in all indoor settings
Now face coverings will be required in offices, gyms and houses of worship.
Public Defender accuses Oakland police of violating Miranda law for juveniles
OPD denied the claim, saying they’re in compliance with a 2017 law that requires police to let youth hear about their rights from an attorney before being interrogated.
Alameda County keeps mum on restaurant vaccination mandate
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