The longtime leader of Asian Health Services reflects on how the organization has adapted to meet the neighborhood’s needs.
Oakland’s gone through a building boom. How many people are living in this new housing, and what’s life like downtown?
The “Five After Five” program at the Franklin Plaza Parking Garage aims to boost nightlife and improve public safety.
The Downtown Oakland Specific Plan could soon be set in motion. Here’s what it contains, and why it matters.
We’re partnering with Oakland North and Oakland Lowdown to explore what’s going well and what isn’t for those who live, work, and play in our urban core.
State transportation planners want feedback about transforming the freeway that sliced downtown and West Oakland apart.
Starting in 2025, the city will also expand sidewalks on MLK Jr. Way to make it easier to cross the street.
Tenants say shards of glass have repeatedly fallen on their balconies and the sidewalks of 17th Street and Broadway.
The hand-painted sign for Saraa Puntsag’s salon has become a beacon for Mongolian immigrants.
Business groups aren’t satisfied with the city’s current efforts to reduce crime and bring pre-pandemic vibrancy back to downtown.
Chef Anula Edirisinghe said she’s closing her downtown Oakland restaurant due to rising rent and slow foot traffic in downtown.
An information-packed zine is the first output from the participatory journalism project.
Thousands gathered downtown on Sunday for a celebration of Pan-African culture.
The Mentone Arms Apartments have survived a century of transformation, ambition, upheaval, and neglect in downtown Oakland.
We spoke with four nightclub and bar owners about their strategies for safely serving up drinks and food and fun.