Local elders have been growing mustard greens, sugar cane stalks, and snap peas at Peralta Hacienda Historical Park since 2003.
Some fear the pathways will increase crime and violence nearby. Others support connecting neighbors and building community.
From safety concerns to better outreach, shop owners along MacArthur, International, and other East Oakland corridors reflect on why Flex Streets aren’t as popular near them.
The City Council agreed on Tuesday to create a commercial cooking space at Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center, funded by a $100,000 gift from Google.
Reverend Harry “OG Rev” Williams talks with The Oaklandside about his urban ministering career and connecting with young people.
Barbershops and beauty salons have been on a rollercoaster since the start of the pandemic. We checked in with two hair stylists in East Oakland to see how they’re faring.
The owners of the pop-up, Samar Nassar and Raul Jacobo, cook healthy meals for residents at Operation HomeBase, a trailer park community.