Councilmember Janani Ramachandran held a town hall this week to talk wildfire prevention and home insurance woes.
Election maps show hills residents, who tend to be more affluent and white, supported Loren Taylor, while Sheng Thao drew support from the more diverse and lower-income flatlands.
The project will turn Antioch Court from a regular street into a semi-permanent community space.
During a marathon meeting, Oakland officials approved a new RV site, Homekey housing applications, and ADU rules, but money is still tight.
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.
Drought is the likely culprit in the first die-back pattern researchers have seen in the Bay Area.
After years of opposition and lawsuits, Cal has succeeded in cutting down eucalyptus trees near campus.