The agency will convert its two at-large seats to district elections, redrawing ward boundaries in time for the 2024 election.
Advocates say the span will link key East Bay population centers and reduce car traffic. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and costs too much at $200 million.
With rumors of a new potentially restrictive policy on addressing queer and trans students at school, students are feeling concern and stress ahead of the upcoming school year.
Harmful new policies are targeting LGBTQ+ students across the country. Students, parents, and staff at St. Joseph’s and other local Catholic schools fear they could be next.
The city described its efforts to stop traffic violence in a sweeping report this week.
Violence and burglaries are the latest problems to delay mail delivery. We talked to postal workers about what’s being done.
Alameda County’s COVID-19 mask mandate has expired but these local healthcare providers are still requiring everyone to wear them.
Ten stories across three days show the judicial system at work.
Residents say lengthy delays in USPS service have slowed the delivery of medicine, financial records, and voting materials.
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 program designed by former foster youth will give young adults a $1,000 monthly stipend for 2 years.
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.
Incumbent L.K. Monroe and challenger Alysse Castro spoke to The Oaklandside about school funding, COVID recovery, and the financial challenges facing OUSD.
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.
Now face coverings will be required in offices, gyms and houses of worship.
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.
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