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.
Lines around the block for cupcakes and a boom year for a flower shop, but a shoe shop for the stars is calling it quits, one of several COVID-19 casualties.
Members of the “Grizzly Scouts” hunted law enforcement during the 2020 protests, and one of them allegedly murdered a federal guard.
Oakland schools plan to hire more Arabic-speaking staff, conduct cultural sensitivity training, and add Eid holidays to the school calendar.
Despite COVID-19 tenant protections and assistance programs, immigrant renters are vulnerable to threats and displacement.
With millions in extra funding, schools have an opportunity to fundamentally change learning environments and support youth mental health. From peer support groups to mindfulness exercises, here’s what students have to say.
Tour organizers hope to prevent further gentrification and build support for a new library in Oakland’s Hoover-Foster neighborhood.
Mayor Schaaf said a supermajority of residents want more police, but reform advocates say the public is really on their side.
We looked at two very different neighborhoods that don’t allow apartments, in Rockridge and East Oakland. Can the city undo a legacy of housing segregation without recreating the problems of the past?