Despite the Bay Area’s vast diversity and the frequency of natural disasters, Alameda and Solano counties only send out alerts in English, leaving more than 1 in 10 residents at risk of missing possibly life-saving information.
Residents are calling for emergency interventions to reduce speeding and save lives.
When Mirna Arana was evicted from her East Oakland apartment despite paying rent, the high cost of East Bay housing left her scrambling for solutions.
Two Latina workers talk about the precarious conditions in the local fast food industry that led them to speak up in favor of the FAST Recovery Act.
At a community theater group called Teatro Jornalero, Ricardo Lopez found belonging and an outlet to share his story of heartache and loss.
Francisca Sánchez never imagined she’d hear gunshots after leaving Mexico, but that changed during the pandemic.
The Oaklandside’s Ricky Rodas reflects on a year of local stories that made big connections to world events.
Several Bay Area cities have passed resolutions decrying ongoing human rights abuses in Iran. The effort started in Berkeley and Oakland.
An Argentinian, Brit, and Mexican-American reflect on what soccer and this year’s cup mean to them.
About 25% of participants in the Women, Infant and Children program at Native American Health Center in Fruitvale are Guatemalans whose primary language is Mam.
Local elders have been growing mustard greens, sugar cane stalks, and snap peas at Peralta Hacienda Historical Park since 2003.
Rasul Salahi escaped Soviet-occupied Afghanistan and sold carpets on Grand Avenue for 24 years, until the pandemic.
Hearing my family’s immigration stories pushed me to become a journalist.