The century-old course has been a home to PGA champions, a refuge for Black golfing pioneers, and a training ground for East Bay kids.
In his final weeks on the job, OFD’s outgoing chief helped land $27.4 million and avoid cuts in the next city budget.
A $27.4 million federal grant will help alleviate OFD’s staffing crunch amid a historic city budget deficit.
Oakland Fire Chief Reginald Freeman’s surprise resignation is the latest turnover atop critical city departments.
Failed pumps along I-580 in East Oakland last week showed how local freeways are vulnerable to heavy rains.
The city’s call center for non-emergency services, OAK311, is experiencing an outage.
Slowing traffic and more bike lanes is running up against another safety goal: fighting fires.
The third fire in three weeks on the busy highway briefly spread toward homes until it was extinguished.
The Oaklandside followed the unarmed emergency responders to see their groundbreaking program at work on the streets.
Residents of the Wood Street homeless camp evacuated Monday morning after a large fire engulfed vehicles and a small bridge.
The Wood Street encampment fire destroyed six vehicles and displaced five people.
Nobody was injured but five people were displaced, said the Oakland Fire Department.
To mark the fire’s 30th anniversary, we produced a 30-minute podcast looking back at the historic blaze that forever changed how the East Bay looks at wildfires.
It’s not yet common, but in high-risk fire neighborhoods, Oakland hills residents may find that keeping their home insurance depends on how well their neighbors prune their property.