Attendees of an outdoor concert lit fires and destroyed property. Local groups have worked to repair the damage.
Families, health and housing experts, and tenants’ attorneys say improving housing conditions is an uphill battle.
A dynamic presence in the Bay Area hip-hop community for over two decades, the prolific Zion-I rapper was remembered during a Sunday celebration.
In the Berkeley Art Center’s first solo show in six years, David Huffman honors his mother, Dolores Davis, who picketed against racism in the streets of Oakland and made psychedelic, otherworldly pastel drawings at home.
A group of North Oakland residents says the area’s exclusionary history makes a popular staircase path the perfect place for a memorial. Others have rallied in opposition to keep the “Sunflower Path” as is.
From victims’ rights to police accountability, O’Malley leaves a complex legacy. Her decision to not appoint a successor also creates the most open election for DA in decades–maybe ever.
Big real estate projects don’t always benefit locals. Community benefits agreements, like the one being negotiated for the Waterfront Ballpark project, are meant to address this problem.
But the years-long pilot project stoked conflicts between different communities and revealed problems with the city’s transportation planning process.
For years, East Oakland residents were told the air they breathe is safe. New data suggests that’s not actually the case.
Meet the Oakland residents fighting environmental racism in one of the city’s most highly polluted neighborhoods.